Ninjanurse is not the only one who thinks the nuns are being dissed.
Many nuns feel they have little to lose in challenging bishops because they have been treated so shabbily by their hierarchy. Many of America’s nuns supporting Obama’s healthcare initiative were, until recently, among the “uninsured” that the bill addresses. Only in the past two decades have US bishops taken up an annual collection to pay for basic health insurance for nuns, and for their decades of unpaid Social Security.
Rhode Island’s own Mary Ann Sorrentino, former director of Planned Parenthood, writes in Salon.com.