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Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
Kevin Spinale
Shannen Dee Williams’s 'Subversive Habits' uncovers—with authoritative, painstaking scholarship—a great deal of what was hidden and some of what has been erased concerning white supremacy in the Roman Catholic Church.
Sisters of the Servants of the Lord and the Virgin of Matara, an order founded in Argentina, are seen after the ceremony where they professed vows at Holy Comforter-St. Cyprian Catholic Church in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 1, 2017. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
FaithLast Take
Thu Do
Nearly 400 international religious institutes have extended their mission to the United States. This has helped the ranks of women religious better reflect an increasingly diverse Catholic population.
Sister Suellen Tennyson, 83, a U.S. member of the Marianites of the Holy Cross, is pictured in a 2007 photo.
Politics & SocietyNews
Peter Finney Jr. - Catholic News ServiceChristine Bordelon - Catholic News Service
Marianite Sister Ann Lacour said that fellow Sister Suellen Tennyson, who was kidnapped from the convent of her educational and medical mission in Yalgo, Burkina Faso, is now safe and on American soil.
A smiling religious sister in habit sits to the left of Pope Francis before a crowd of sisters
Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service
“The ideal bishop does not exist,” Sister Reungoat said. But he has to be a shepherd who is “close to the people entrusted to him, he has to know how to involve priests, laity and religious, and people of different generations.”
Politics & SocietyNews
Catholic News Service
Sister Simone Campbell, a longtime advocate for economic justice and health care policy, and late labor leader Richard Trumka received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, in a White House ceremony.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Michael J. O’Loughlin
President Joe Biden will award the nation’s highest civilian honor to a Catholic sister next week.