A Mississippi man has been arrested in the stabbing death of two Catholic nuns at their home earlier this week, police said.
(RNS) Two Catholic nuns were found stabbed to death on Thursday at their home in central Mississippi. Police are investigating the case as a robbery that escalated into murder.
ROME (RNS) The bombing and the food shortages in Aleppo have reached a critical point, but several Carmelite nuns are refusing to leave.
(RNS) A long-hidden World War II atrocity gets attention in an acclaimed new film.
(Global Sisters Report) Sr. Alphy Thaikadan said she and other nuns experienced 'inter-religious dialogue at the grassroots' level while caring for an average of 250 patients a day at the dispensary during India's Kumbh Mela festival.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) “It’s not just a question of feminism, it’s a question of our being baptized, that gives us the duty and the right to be part of the decision-making processes,” said Sister Carmen Sammut.
(RNS) The Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles, have just released their latest album, "Adoration at Ephesus." Four of their previous albums have topped the charts.
(RNS) She kept a sweet but steely smile and never hesitated to scold church leaders she thought had strayed from traditional devotions and rites.
ROME (RNS) The handwritten notes tell how gunmen hunted down the nuns, four of the 16 victims, and then destroyed the Christian symbols in the Catholic nursing home.
ROME (RNS) The nuns, from the order founded by Mother Teresa of Calcutta, are among 16 people killed by gunmen who attacked a retirement home.
(RNS) The 81-year-old writer decides against teaming up with a large university agricultural program, and instead selects a small Catholic liberal arts college run by the Dominican Sisters of Peace.
(RNS) From reality TV to Twitter, here's a recap of some of the year’s top headlines about women religious -- and a nod to nostalgia.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The U.S. Embassy in Rome, identified St. Peter’s Basilica as a potential target for terrorists.
The chairman of the network of 1,100 sisters, who even dress as prostitutes to reach victims in brothels, said sex trafficking and slavery was rising globally.
Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia was a boon to their spirits but the New Castle, Del., nuns -- and other entrepreneurs as well -- were disappointed with souvenir sales.