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by Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Aug 26, 2021 / 06:00 am Religious sisters from the Missionaries of Charity and 14 disabled children from an orphanage in Afghanistan arrived safely on Wednesday at Rome’s international airport. A Catholic priest and five sisters from the order founded by Mother Teresa arrived on

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Aug 26, 2021 / 08:00 am Pope Francis on Thursday named Italian economist and Catholic religious sister Alessandra Smerilli as secretary of the Vatican’s social development office on an interim basis. Smerilli was appointed “ad interim” secretary of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development

by Hannah Brockhaus Rome Newsroom, Aug 17, 2021 / 08:05 am A group of Catholic nuns in Kabul are safe after the capital city of Afghanistan was taken by the Taliban Aug. 15, the president of a children’s charity said Tuesday. “We are in constant contact with the sisters present

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Aug 18, 2021 / 07:10 am Pope Francis has sent his condolences after a violent attack on a group of Catholic religious sisters and others in South Sudan left five dead on Monday. “His Holiness Pope Francis was deeply saddened to learn of the brutal

Mangen, Sister Maureen, 86, died peacefully on July 11 at Maria Joseph Center Dayton, Ohio under the care of hospice. She was born April 1935 near Frenchtown, Ohio, and entered the Sisters of the Precious Blood Dayton, Ohio August 30, 1951. For 70 years she faithfully served God and His

Sister Rita Buddeke, SNDdeN October 7, 1916 – March 25, 2021 Given her 104 years of life on God’s good earth, Rita’s reputation as a survivor is well deserved. Growing up, she had ample opportunity to learn resilience. The story of Rita’s family reflects remarkable courage and strength in the

by Mary Farrow Irondale, Ala., Mar 27, 2021 / 03:03 am MT (CNA).- If you picture a nun’s first profession of vows, you probably picture a serene, peaceful affair with the sisters singing harmoniously and everything running joyfully and smoothly. However, the day of Mother Angelica’s first vows was anything

by Mercy Maina Vatican City, Mar 19, 2021 / 04:01 pm MT (CNA).- Among the seven clerics and religious whose heroic virtues were recognized by the Vatican on Thursday are three Italian religious sisters who died while serving victims of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

by Hannah Brockhaus Rome Newsroom, Mar 10, 2021 / 08:10 am MT (CNA).- A religious sister in northern Burma knelt before police on Monday, begging them not to use violent force against protestors. In avideo, Sr. Ann Rose Nu Tawng, a member of the Sisters of St. Francis Xavier, can

ADRIAN, MICHIGAN —February 8, 2021—Sister Marie Therese Emery, formerly known as Sister Thomas More, died on Friday, February 5, 2021, at the Dominican Life Center in Adrian, Michigan. She was 97 years of age and in the 74th year of her religious profession in the Adrian Dominican Congregation. Marie Therese