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May 26, 2017

How a nun's home is helping girls freed from sex trafficking

The numbers are staggering. Each year in the U.S. alone, some 300,000 minors are victims of sex trafficking. In Louisiana, state estimates indicate that about 40 percent of juvenile victims…
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April 3, 2017

Mali bishops plead for kidnapped nun's release

The Catholic bishops of Mali are asking the general public to help secure the release of a nun who was kidnapped in the country February 7th. Sister Cecilia Argoti Narvaez…
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March 9, 2017

Four Ethiopia nuns killed in car crash on the way to a funeral

The Church in Ethiopia is mourning the deaths of four religious sisters who died in a car accident that critically injured three other sisters. The accident involved members of the…
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February 23, 2017

This 110-year-old nun got birthday greetings from Pope Francis

She is one of the oldest religious sisters in the world, but this week, she turned 110 years young. Despite her advanced age, Sister Candida Bellotti retains the enthusiasm of…
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February 13, 2017

Meet the Creole nun who risked her life to teach slaves

Venerable Henriette DeLille, born a “free woman of color” before the Civil War, had all the makings of a life of relative ease before her. Born in 1812 to a…
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February 11, 2017

Nun in Mali kidnapped by alleged jihadists

The Colombian bishops are asking for prayers after a religious sister from Colombia was kidnapped for the home where she served in Mali. Sister Gloria Cecilia Narváez, a member of…
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January 31, 2017

Pope Francis expose the reason why vocations are on the decline

Why are so many people forsaking or eschewing religious life? This is the question Pope Francis addressed during the plenary meeting of the Congregation for Consecrated Life at the Vatican.…
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These Photos Of A Dying Nun Went Viral – And Here’s Why
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December 28, 2016

These photos of a dying nun went viral – and here’s why

Pictures of a young Argentinian nun – smiling and serene though dying from a devastating battle with cancer – have erupted on social media, with thousands sharing the images and…
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December 9, 2016

Faith, science or a miracle? Doctors baffled at nun's high function despite aggressive Alzheimer's

Sister Bernadette was a famous participant of a Nun Study focused on understanding the horrors of Alzheimer's. What she contributed to the medical community changed everything previously believed about the…
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November 10, 2016

3 things you NEED to know about Vocation Awareness Week

So, it's the 40th annual Vocations Awareness Week in the United States, and you're looking for the perfect ways to promote vocations to the consecrated life, right? Well look no…
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