I guess this means “war.” These liberal nuns have been at war with Catholic orthodoxy for a long time, some of them for forty or more years. Purpose of the tour? To protest budget cuts to the poor. That’ll show the Vatican.
CNA: An expert on women religious in the U.S. said that a bus tour announced by religious sisters who belonging (sic) to a “progressive” social justice organization demonstrates the Vatican’s concerns about certain groups of women religious in the country.
Ann Carey, author of the 1997 book “Sisters in Crisis: The Tragic Unraveling of Women’s Religious Communities,” said that the move is likely a “public relations ploy” aimed at “highlighting the fact that they disagree with the bishops” about religious freedom concerns in health care. More on this here.