On January 30, 2009 LCWR received a letter from Cardinal Franc Rodé, CM, prefect of the Vatican's Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life, announcing an apostolic visitation of institutes of women religious in the United States. LCWR offers itself as a support and resource for its members as they participate in the visitation. Letters of Support for US Women Religious and other resource are below.
- Statement of LCWR National Board on the Apostolic Visitation (February 20, 2009)
- LCWR Officers Statement on Doctrinal Assessment of LCWR (April 23, 2009)
- LCWR Explores Critical Issues Against Backdrop of Vatican Studies (Press Release – August 17, 2009)