Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley laments discord on nuns 
ATLANTA - Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley, the Roman Catholic archbishop of Boston, said Wednesday that he is worried and saddened that the controversy over the Vatican’s rebuke of a US nuns’ group may have fostered a perception the church is inhospitable to women.

Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley laments discord on nuns

ATLANTA - Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley, the Roman Catholic archbishop of Boston, said Wednesday that he is worried and saddened that the controversy over the Vatican’s rebuke of a US nuns’ group may have fostered a perception the church is inhospitable to women.

Sanctions against nuns spark backlash 
Last week an obscure 2006 book on sexual ethics by a nun, a retired Yale Divinity School theologian, rocketed to number 13 on Amazon’s bestseller list.
(YALE DIVINITY SCHOOL)

Sanctions against nuns spark backlash

Last week an obscure 2006 book on sexual ethics by a nun, a retired Yale Divinity School theologian, rocketed to number 13 on Amazon’s bestseller list.

(YALE DIVINITY SCHOOL)

FARAH STOCKMAN
In singling out nuns, Catholic Church overlooks its history 
When the Vatican called US nuns “radical,” it ignored the rich history of women in the church.
(ASSOCIATED PRESS)

FARAH STOCKMAN

In singling out nuns, Catholic Church overlooks its history

When the Vatican called US nuns “radical,” it ignored the rich history of women in the church.

(ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Editorial Cartoon: Vatican blues 
Globe cartoonist Dan Wasserman comments on the Vatican’s recent problems.

Editorial Cartoon: Vatican blues

Globe cartoonist Dan Wasserman comments on the Vatican’s recent problems.

Cardinal Law leaves job in Rome
- VATICAN CITY - Cardinal Bernard Law, who resigned in disgrace as Boston’s archbishop in 2002 after the priest sex abuse scandal exploded in the United States, has left his subsequent job as head of a major Roman basilica.

Cardinal Law leaves job in Rome

- VATICAN CITY - Cardinal Bernard Law, who resigned in disgrace as Boston’s archbishop in 2002 after the priest sex abuse scandal exploded in the United States, has left his subsequent job as head of a major Roman basilica.