The Chicago Tribune used one of their photos from another story (about a new Franciscan community being founded in Chicago) to illustrate an opinion piece about the Vatican move to reform a US organization for sisters. I strongly doubt that the Franciscans are as "stunned, sad, weary, worried" about the move as the article suggests. I know I'm not! (More on my Nunblog; romans8v29.blogspot)
The Poor Clares of the Immaculate were officially erected by a decree of the Holy See on May 8, 2002. They now have three monasteries, with a total of about 60 nuns. Together with the Franciscan Friars and Sisters of the Immaculate, they are part of a single religious family, united by the same founders, the same Marian-Franciscan spirituality and the same Vow of Total Consecration to Our Lady.