(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.
Articles tagged “nuns”
(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.
The nuns Googled Perry’s videos — and they weren’t pleased. They want to sell to a local restaurateur.
Sister Nirmala Joshi, age 80 at her death on Sunday, expanded the Missionaries of Charity around the world from it’s Kolkata base.
NEW YORK (RNS) Sister Mary Ann Walsh, a quiet nun with a keen wit who led a very public life as a journalist and a longtime spokeswoman for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, died on Tuesday (April 28) after a tough battle with cancer.
(RNS) Sister Donna Markham will be the first female chief of Catholic Charities USA in its 105-year history.