Religious Life

Catholic nuns plant mahogany tree saplings during a Feast of the Forest event in Cagueban town in the western Philippines, on June 30, 2012. Photo courtesy of Reuters/Romeo Ranoco
Faith News
Nine Catholic organizations from around the world have announced they are divesting their savings from coal, oil and gas companies in a joint bid to fight climate change.
Activists of the collective Yellow Safety Jacket take part in an anti-euthanasia protest on Feb. 11, 2014, in Brussels. (CNS photo/Julien Warnand, EPA)
Politics & Society News
The Brothers of Charity Group stated that it would allow doctors to perform euthanasia in any of its 15 centers, which provide care to more than 5,000 patients a year, subject to carefully stipulated criteria.
Peace activists gather for an Ash Wednesday prayer service outside the White House in Washington on March 1. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
Politics & Society News
A group of more than 4,000 religious sisters and clergy, including priests, brothers and deacons, sent a letter to every U.S. senator, member of Congress and President Donald Trump.
Politics & Society Short Take
James Martin, SJApril 03, 2017
Why do so many people think that celibacy leads to porn use?
Mourners participate in a peace march May 6 prior to the funeral Mass of Jesuit Father Daniel Berrigan in New York City, May 6, 2016 (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz).
Politics & Society Short Take
James T. KeaneMarch 15, 2017
A monk’s vocation is toward God, not a strategic retreat from something else.
Arts & Culture Ideas
Nick Ripatrazone February 27, 2017
Sor Juana Inés found both tension and sustenance in her religious life.