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June 5, 2017

Nun who received birthday greeting from Pope Francis dies at 110

Sister Candida Bellotti, thought to be the oldest nun in the world, died Saturday at the age of 110. Sister Bellotti had celebrated her 110th birthday on Feb. 20, 2017…
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May 1, 2017

Mexican beauty queen makes 'radical' move to religious life

Esmeralda Solís Gonzáles is a young Mexican woman who was crowned last year as a beauty queen in her native town – and now she's joined the Poor Clare Missionaries…
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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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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 22, 2017

World's oldest Dominican Sister dies at age 110

A French diocese announced that Dominican Sister Marie Bernardette, the oldest sister in her order, passed away last week at 110 years of age. The religious sister died Feb. 13,…
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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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September 25, 2015

Pope Francis to women religious: where would the Church be without you?

At Vespers the Pope also warned priests and religious in New York against 'worldly comfort' During an evening prayer service at St Patrick’s Cathedral in New York, Pope Francis thanked…
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