American nuns and Vatican officials are reportedly engaging in an “open dialog” after the Leadership Conference of Women Religious was criticized in a doctrinal assessment by the Vatican Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith for not speaking out strongly enough against gay marriage, women priests and abortion.
Senator John Cornyn (R – TX) has called on Attorney General Eric Holder to resign. At a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee Holder said he has no intention of quitting.
“With regret, you’ve left me with no choice but to join those who call for you to resign your office” Cornyn said, obviously without regret.
“I don’t have any intention of resigning” Holder responded.