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Michael J. O’Loughlin
Carol Keehan, D.C., the former head of the Catholic Health Association who was credited with helping pass the Affordable Care Act in 2010, was recognized with the Spirit of Francis Award from Catholic Extension.
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service
A $5 million donation is going to help launch the Catholic Sisters Cognitive Impairment-Alzheimer’s Global Initiative, a project to help religious orders care for sisters with dementia.
Colombian nun Gloria Cecilia Narvaez, second from left, is escorted by police after her arrival at El Dorado airport in Bogota, Colombia on Nov. 16, 2021.
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Nicole Winfield - Associated Press
Pope Francis authorized spending up to 1 million euros to free a Colombian nun kidnapped by Al Qaeda-linked militants in Mali, a cardinal testified Thursday.
This 1898 photo provided by the Sisters of the Holy Family (SSF) shows members of the religious order of African-American nuns in New Orleans.
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David Crary - Associated Press
After 14 years of tenacious research, Shannen Dee Williams arguably now knows more about America’s Black nuns than anyone in the world.
Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service
Pope Francis formalized appointments to the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development and named new secretaries to the restructured Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith.
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Renata Brito - Associated Press
A quiet monastery in the western Ukrainian village of Hoshiv has transformed itself into a giant playground for a dozen children who’ve been displaced by the war with their families.