Filo Hirota is a member of the Mercedarian Missionaries of Berriz and its executive coordinator. A native of Japan, Hirota has served there and in the Philippines, Nicaragua and Mexico. Currently she is a board member of the International Union of Superiors General and an executive committee member of Pax Christi International.

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An open letter of gratitude to the Leadership Conference of Women Religious in the United States

So much has been written about the Leadership Conference of Women Religious of the USA particularly since April this year when the Vatican closed the controversial oversight of the LCWR. What I would like to express here is my/our deep gratitude to the LCWR for their exemplary way of going through this extremely painful and difficult process.