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Sister Mary Ann Walsh, left, director of media relations for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, accepts a petition from supporters of U.S Catholic nuns as a demonstrator stands at right, at the U.S. Bishops' biannual meeting Wednesday, June 13, 2012, in Atlanta. Supporters of U.S. Catholic nuns hand delivered the petition in response to a recent Vatican finding, which accused them of promoting "certain radical feminist themes incompatible with the Catholic faith," while failing to emphasize core teaching on abortion. The Vatican ordered a full-scale overhaul of the organization overseen by three American bishops, a decision that has led to an outpouring of support for the nuns nationwide. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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