Women Religious

Pope Francis greets a nun during a meeting with 850 superiors general on May 10, 2019, at the Vatican, who were in Rome for the plenary assembly of the International Union of Superiors General. (CNS photo/Vatican Media via Reuters)
Gerard O’Connell May 10, 2019
“In regard to the diaconate we must see what was there at the beginning of revelation, if there was something, let it grow and it arrives, but if there was not, if the Lord didn’t want a sacramental ministry for women, it can’t go forward.”
When the elderly men and women at the Jeanne Jugan Residence for senior care pray the rosary with Sister Constance Veit, they see her as more than one of the caregivers at the facility.
Looking at Women Church World, a monthly women's magazine insert in the Vatican's L'Osservatore Romano newspaper. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters) 
Colleen Dulle March 27, 2019
Ms. Scaraffia described the spaces women have carved out for themselves to speak freely as “a hidden schism in the church, where the religious are separating themselves from the church.”
America Films March 26, 2019
Feminist theologian Elizabeth Johnson joins Fr. James Martin, SJ, on Faith in Focus for a conversation on how the feminine qualities of God can enrich our church and our prayer lives.
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Addison Del Mastro March 20, 2019
A nun’s ability to find humor rather than outrage, to remain humble while believing oneself to be in possession of the truth, is something we can use more of in today’s church.
Zac Davis March 08, 2019
A conversation with the celebrity sister of college basketball