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Daily links, Mon., June 4: Vatileakers v. Vaticanisti, and another American sister gets "notified"

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Hard to beat Commonweal's substantial contribution to the conversation about religious liberty

On the heels of LCWR's response to the CDF action against it, America carries Archbishop Peter Sartain's suggestion that the investigation of LCWR is a way to "celebrate" and "deepen communion." Sounds like a party!. Ethicist Christine Firer Hinze of Fordham responds.

Rome continues to generate newsworthy commentary. Former superior general of Maryknoll John Sivalon tiltes his piece "Vatican declares Year of Assault." (!!) Tell us how you really feel, Father. Vatileakers promise more revelations until they succeed in getting Secretary of State Tarcisio Bertone and the pope's personal secretary Monsignor Georg Gaenswein sacked. Talk about hardball. The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith offers another riff on the "disobedient women" theme by issuing a notification against Sister Margaret Farley's Just Love, which is available in six languages.

I'm beginning to wonder if this is what Jesus had in mind...