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Religious sisters take part in a Eucharistic procession to the Basilica of St. Mary Major on June 19, 2014.

Final report: Vatican thanks women religious, stresses focus on Christ

Dec 16, 2014

By Elise Harris

The Vatican has published the results of its apostolic visitation examining the quality of religious communities across the U.S. in... Read more

Religious sisters attend the enthronement of Our Lady of Charity in the Vatican Gardens, August 28, 2014.

Coming soon: the Vatican's report on US women religious

Dec 4, 2014

The Vatican has confirmed it will release its report on the state of women religious in the United States later... Read more

Pope Benedict XVI prays in St. Peter's Basilica.

Pope praying for renewal of US women religious

May 18, 2012

Pope Benedict XVI says he is praying that a renewal of female religious life in the United States will “recapture... Read more