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Press Release We Shall Not Be Moved: The Catholic Sisters of New Orleans has won a 2013 Gabriel Award for Best Religious Television, National Release, announced the Catholic Academy for Communication Arts Professionals on May 3.

From the May 2013 print edition of The Catholic Telegraph By Patricia McGeever For The Catholic Telegraph For more than two decades, Sister Marilyn Lacey worked with displaced people at refugee camps in the US and overseas as the Refugee and Immigration Director for Catholic Charities in San Jose, California.

LCWR PRESIDENTS STAND TOGETHER DURING CLOSING MASS OF ASSEMBLY IN ST. LOUIS
By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis reaffirmed the Vatican’s call for reform of the U.S.-based Leadership Conference of Women Religious. Archbishop Gerhard Muller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, told the U.S.-based nuns’ group that he had “recently discussed the

By Patricia McGeever For The Catholic Telegraph  When the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey circus pulls into town as it did in March, 120 performers, 40 crew members, 60 souvenir and concessions salespeople, 93 animals and two nuns come with it. More precisely, two Missionary Sisters of the Sacred

Press Release The Catholic Sisters of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and the Diocese of Covington in Kentucky have announced a “Nun Run” event April 19-20 for single Catholic women ages 18-40. A Nun Run is a twenty-four+ hour experience during which young women will visit sisters’ houses/convents from the first

Staff Report The Catholic Telegraph Area religious communities, including his fellow Jesuits, expressed their prayers and support for Pope Francis upon hearing the news of his election March 13. Also Read Habemus Papam Central The news was especially meaningful for Jesuit Father Michael J. Graham, president of Xavier University, who

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By Elieen Connelly, OSU The Catholic Telegraph Like many Catholics around the world, the Sisters of the Precious Blood were surprised by today’s announcement that Pope Benedict XVI will be retiring at the end of February. Still, the congregation understands the pope’s decision. “The pressures and energy required of an office

By Sister Victoria Vondenberger  On Aug. 4, the Sisters of Mercy welcomed Phuong (pronounced “Fong”) Mai Dong as a candidate for the Mercy South Central Community. About 60 Mercy Sisters, Associates and some of her family members attended the prayer service in Cincinnati at McAuley Convent. Phuong, 22, is a