Leadership Conference of Women Religious http://news.stlpublicradio.org en We'll talk to Vatican but won't compromise, nuns say http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/well-talk-vatican-wont-compromise-nuns-say <p>This afternoon group representing roughly 80 percent of American nuns, met in downtown St. Louis to release a statement refuting calls from the Vatican to implement reforms.</p><p>The group, called the Leadership Conference of Women Religious has come under criticism from Rome for endorsement of healthcare reform, as well as tacit support for a range of other issues from contraception and same-sex marriage, to women in the priesthood.</p><p> Fri, 10 Aug 2012 23:07:34 +0000 Adam Allington 4300 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org We'll talk to Vatican but won't compromise, nuns say Morning headlines: Tuesday, August 7, 2012 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-tuesday-august-7-2012 <p><strong>Missouri primaries are today</strong></p><p>Eight U.S. House members are asking voters for a chance at two more years in Washington. Thanks to new congressional district boundaries, at least one of those incumbents won&#39;t prevail. St. Louis Democrats Russ Carnahan and William Lacy Clay Jr. lead a three-way race for their party&#39;s nomination in Missouri&#39;s 1st District.</p> Tue, 07 Aug 2012 14:32:29 +0000 Julie Bierach, Adam Allington & The Associated Press 4267 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Tuesday, August 7, 2012