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The Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

Elderly nun sentenced for nuclear site break-in

Feb 19, 2014

Sister Megan Rice of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison... Read more

Chart-topping Benedictine nuns to release album for Lent

Feb 5, 2014

By Carl Bunderson

The Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles – an order of contemplative nuns who live in a cloister yet repeatedly... Read more

Pope Francis visits the Brazilian community of Varginha July 25, 2013.

Pope Francis sends Christmas presents to 2,000 poor immigrants

Dec 18, 2013

Two thousand immigrants at a shelter near the Vatican received simple Christmas presents from Pope Francis on the evening of... Read more

Cardinal Joao Braz de Aviz, Archbishop of Brasilia, leaves Paul VI Hall.

Decreases in religious life could prompt canon law reform

Nov 2, 2013

By Andrea Gagliarducci

In the context of a discussion on the exodus of religious and priests, the heads of the congregation for religious... Read more

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New LCWR head says assessment is about Church's future

Aug 24, 2013

Sister Carol Zinn, the newly elected head of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, said the Vatican’s doctrinal assessment of... Read more

The Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

Elderly nun found guilty over nuclear site break-in

May 9, 2013

Sister Megan Rice of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus was convicted May 8 for breaking into and causing... Read more