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Daughters of the Resurrection walking in Bukavu,  eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Catholic nun abducted on way to the market in DR Congo set free

The nun is “traumatized but physically unharmed.” Read more

Sister Evelyn makes perpetual vows at the Monastery of Santo Domingo el Real in Segovia. Credit: Youtube Capture.

Former Protestant takes final vows as cloistered nun in Spain

Sister Evelyn of the Child Jesus took her final vows as a cloistered Dominican nun at the Santo Domingo el... Read more

Ban on elderly nun’s habit in retirement home went too far, French mayor says

An elderly nun in France has received an apology from a French mayor after retirement home staff wrongly rejected her,... Read more

Sr. Rita Clare Yoches. Screenshot.

Former pro football player prepares to take final vows as a nun

Every single vocation story is different, but Sr. Rita Clare (Anne) Yoches is probably one of the more unusual.  Read more

Twins consecrated to Virgin Mary in infancy become priest, nun

As infants, Monica and Cristian Moya were hovering on the verge of death. But after their mother consecrated them to... Read more

'The good Lord has guided me well': 113-year-old nun reflects on blessings

At age 113, Sister André is one of the oldest religious sisters in the world. Read more

Italian nun martyred in Somalia takes step toward beatification

An Italian nun killed in Somalia in 2006 has been officially recognized as a martyr, as Pope Francis moved her... Read more

Security footage shows man threatening to kill nun in a Brooklyn church

Police are investigating a possible hate crime after a man threatened to kill a nun who was praying inside a... Read more

This cloistered nun got her doctorate in aerospace engineering

A cloistered nun in India came out of her convent for an extraordinary reason: to attend a graduation ceremony for... Read more

Sister Candida Bellotti celebrates her 110th birthday.

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.  Read more

First Lady Melania Trump and Sister Carolin Tahhan Fachakh of Syria.

Syrian nun awarded by US will back any leader who brings peace

As the conflict in Syria rages on, a Salesian nun honored by the White House as a “Woman of Courage”... Read more

Four people charged in connection with kidnapped nun in Mali

Four people have been arrested in Mali in connection with the February kidnapping of a nun who remains missing.  Read more


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... Read more