A Catholic News Service reporter was at the press conference today at the National Shrine in Washington, D.C., announcing the visitation. Here's the story.
Our Sunday Visitor did a story last April on the challenges of Catholic identity that some orders of women religious are facing in the United States. It catalogued a series of abuses that are taking place, from a form of radical feminism to questionable uses/disposition of funds and Church property. The story received some attention both in the United States and at the Vatican. Read it here.