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A Togolese nun has successfully defended a first-ever dissertation at a Vatican-sanctioned university on the sexual abuse of nuns by priests in the latest evidence of a problem confronting the Catholic Church in the #MeToo era
The largest association of religious sisters in the United States called Thursday for an overhaul of the male-led leadership structure of the Catholic Church, after Pope Francis publicly acknowledged the problem of priests and bishops sexually abusing nuns.
The Vatican has launched an investigation into a small Chilean religious order of nuns after some sisters denounced sexual abuse at the hands of priests and mistreatment by their superiors, a turning point that shows the Holy See is now willing to investigate allegations of sexual violence against nuns.
For Bloomsdays untold, the 50,000 or so runners on May’s first Sunday were cheered on by nuns near the bottom of Doomsday Hill and spooked by the vulture at the top.
Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist’s third 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.
A group of ascetic Orthodox Christian nuns in Snohomish County have been sickened by toxic mold.
When Pam Gray and her husband, Steven, bought a former Franciscan spirituality center southeast of Spokane, they thought that the property’s converted farmhouse would have to be demolished. They purchased the Clare Center and its 148-acre estate from the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration, of LaCrosse, Wisconsin, in 2013 with plans to build a new home on an upper portion of the acreage.
A brush fire Monday forced the evacuation of a northwest Spokane convent that serves retired nuns in need of assisted living services. About 60 people were evacuated from the Convent of the Holy Names as the brush fire advanced within 100 yards of the structure at 2911 W. Fort George Wright Drive.
The Vatican insisted after a high level meeting today that American nuns must faithfully promote age-old church teachings, after the women were accused by Rome of flouting core doctrine and taking an overly liberal “feminist” bent.
The holidays are nearly upon us, with dozens of related arts events on the way. When I say dozens, that’s no exaggeration. Yet I wanted to pick out a few events and give you a start on your holiday arts planning:
Reverend Mother Mary Katrina says that her skiing is a continuation of her missionary work because people feel comfortable to approach her. Photo by Craig Buck/The Spokesman-Review