on the 1965 Vatican II document:
(Comments welcome here)
This article speaks about promoting vocations for the Religious life
In a previous reflection I explained why I no longer promote vocations to the priesthood
similar reasons, I do not promote vocations to the Religious life.
Too many problems. Too many issues. Women's institutes as well as men's. So many older women religious have become nervous wrecks or bitter lemons or control freaks. How can one encourage people to join their communities?
institutes are seriously affected by the issue of homosexuality.
See: Elephant in the room
For some ghastly reading, put "percentage of gay priests" into www.google.com
Doctor Jesus, please help the Church know the way forward for Religious life and priesthood