Women Religious

The Roman Catholic diocese where two priests were killed earlier this month has withdrawn all nuns from the hyper-violent city of Chilapa in southern Mexico.
Women religious from the Children of Mary Convent in Newark, Ohio, gather during the 2015 annual March for Life in Washington. (CNS photo/Jim Lo Scalzo, EPA)
Our readers January 16, 2018
America spoke to a number of young women religious about the vital contributions they and their fellow sisters make to the Catholic Church.
Leah Libresco January 16, 2018
New data from the most comprehensive survey of American Catholic women ever conducted.
Kevin Spinale January 05, 2018
Alice McDermott's new novel will provoke contemplation and prayer. It is a Catholic book, and it will seep into you like indigo into a clean, pure bolt of cloth.
Lois Smith in ‘Lady Bird’ (A24)
Lois Smith called writer-director Greta Gerwig "a remarkably talented person."
In this Nov. 14, 2017 photo, sisters sing at the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist campus in Ann Arbor, Mich. Their third and latest album, “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring: Christmas with the Dominican Sisters of Mary,” has muscled its way to the top of Billboard’s classical chart and climbed nearly as high on the holiday chart. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
They may be sisters, but this is no act.