Mother Angelica: A female powerhouse in a supposedly sexist Church

It was September 1987, and Pope John Paul II had just arrived in Los Angeles after traveling around the United States. The Pope was greeted in the City of Angels by a closed-door meeting with a group of progressive bishops who had a bone to pick with several Church traditions. One of four chosen representatives,… Continue reading Mother Angelica: A female powerhouse in a supposedly sexist Church

How the 'pirate nun' changed a gay man's life

Paul Darrow went to his first gay beach when he was 15. Soon after, he hitchhiked his way to New York, where there was a thriving gay scene and where he could pursue a career in modeling. Once there, he landed a high-end job as an international model and rubbed elbows with celebrities at clubs… Continue reading How the 'pirate nun' changed a gay man's life

Ten Catholic women who changed the world

Mary O’Regan profiles 10 Catholic women who transformed the planet with their holiness, untiring work and incredible creativity 1. Phyllis Bowman On May 7 Britain lost arguably its most dynamic fighter for the unborn. Phyllis Bowman was a journalist on Fleet Street before she became involved in the parliamentary struggle for the rights of unborn… Continue reading Ten Catholic women who changed the world

Founder of the EWTN Global Catholic Network remains in "delicate" condition says fellow Nuns

Founder of the EWTN Global Catholic Network, Mother Angelica, remains in a “delicate” condition according to a Feb.22 update from the Nuns at Our Lady of the Angels Monastery. The update read: “We want to extend a very special and heart-felt thank you to each of you who have been praying for Mother Angelica. The many… Continue reading Founder of the EWTN Global Catholic Network remains in "delicate" condition says fellow Nuns