VATICAN CITY (RNS) — A group of religious sisters is meeting with Pope Francis this week in Rome to address the issue of human trafficking, linking the rise of victims to populist movements, increased immigration and climate refugees.
JERUSALEM (RNS) — Featuring women from different cultures, the multimedia investigation of modest dress shows that the common denominator is a thirst for spiritual meaning.
(RNS) — A campaigner for Faith in Public life said the group was there to denounce the detention of children at the border as well as other immigration policies.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (RNS) — Nuns & Nones is a growing alliance connecting Catholic women religious, most of whom are over 60, with 20- and 30-something millennials, many of whom identify as religious 'nones.'
(Global Sisters Report) — Teagan is happily enjoying life in Chattanooga, Tennessee, doted on by her older siblings, and looking forward to her first Christmas in America.
ROME (AP) — The International Union of Superiors General, which represents more than 500,000 sisters worldwide, vowed to help nuns who have been abused to find the courage to report it, and pledged to help victims heal and seek justice.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The monthly women's magazine of the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano features an expose on the underpaid labor and unappreciated intellect of religious sisters, confirming that the magazine is increasingly becoming the imprint of the Catholic Church's #MeToo movement.
(The Conversation) — California in the 1960s was the epicenter for spiritual experimentation. And among those looking for personal and social transformation, the unlikeliest seekers may have been a small community of Roman Catholic religious: the Immaculate Heart Sisters.
(RNS) — While McDermott's novels are often concerned with Irish Catholics in her native Brooklyn, this book — her eighth — is her most specifically religious.
GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) — Eleven nuns take the stage wearing traditional black-and-white habits but are anything but old school as they belt out songs to the ringing of electric guitar and a rock 'n' roll beat.
(RNS) — A look at how women of different religions stay covered up with swimwear.
(RNS) Despite calls for its cancellation, critiques of Jeff Baena’s new film may be doing it more good than harm.
(Thomson Reuters Foundation) The ruling applies to all religions in the state, and to women in a religious order as well.
(RNS) In a poor, Rwandan village, four Kenyan sisters from the Little Daughters of St. Joseph Congregation run a health clinic, and build trust in a country still recovering from genocide and civil war.
A Mississippi man has been arrested in the stabbing death of two Catholic nuns at their home earlier this week, police said.