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FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
Sister Lucía Caram, an Argentinian nun living in Spain, has made 18 journeys to the war-torn country over the past 15 months, usually bringing humanitarian aid and returning home with refugees or wounded soldiers.
a nun's body is laid out in her habit atop a red covered platform, in the aisle of a chapel, you can see a few of the pews beside it
Gina Christian - OSV NewsMegan Marley - OSV News
The body of Benedictine Sister Wilhelmina Lancaster of the Most Holy Rosary was found to be incorruptible. She founded an interracial, contemplative Benedictine community that bridged racial divides in the Church.
This week, Jesuitical is joined by Sister Donna Dodge, the president of the Sisters of Charity of New York, which recently decided to embark on a “path to completion.”
sister sits alone in a pew
FaithFaith in Focus
Sherryl White
’The air was still. The silence felt like a cloak enfolding the room.‘
six sisters of charity stand in a chapel with the altar behind them, they are women in their 70s and wear regular clothes, not habits
Luis Andres Henao - Associated Press
The Sisters of Charity of New York is on a path to completion after numbers have dwindled in recent years. But the sisters are facing trying times with joy.
Women leaders, who were part of a delegation to Rome with Catholic Extension, stand at the beginning of a news conference at the Vatican April 27, 2023. Pictured from left to right are: Melva Arbelo; Sister Carol Keehan, a Daughter of Charity; Teresian Sister Clarice Suchy; Sister Norma Pimentel, a member of the Missionaries of Jesus; Sister Fatima Santiago, a member of the Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary; Sister Marie-Paule Willem, a Franciscan Missionary of Mary; and Jean Fedigan. (CNS
FaithFaith in Focus
Jill Rice
I am usually not one to call for big changes or support radical ideas. If the church has worked this way for 2,000 years, I used to think, who are we to change it now?