Blame it on the Boss in Roma

Bully pulpit takes on a new meaning

God Bless Sr Anita Caspary~ Time Magazine 1970

“You’ve come along way, baby”  Time Magazine

For Sister Anita, as for her nuns, Rome’s uncompromising order amounted to giving up a new mode of Christian service that they believed in deeply; collectively, they decided that they could not step back into the past. “If you bought the whole package of self-determination,” Sister Anita says, “and you were being stopped every little while, then it seemed logical to break away. While I saw the break as inevitable, I didn’t really want it. But I wondered how much energy you could spend fighting authority when you could spend that same energy doing what you should be doing.” Anita Caspary hopes to preserve the best of both worlds in the new community. “

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