Religious Sisters - Latest News
Jan 28, 2015 - 02:14 pm .- U.S. Catholics are being encouraged to get to know local religious communities, as a new study offers insight into the potential impact of vocational programs, Catholic schools, and encouragement in discerning.
Dec 16, 2014 - 09:03 am .- The Vatican has published the results of its apostolic visitation examining the quality of religious communities across the U.S. in a report described as realistic yet encouraging.
Sep 24, 2014 - 12:23 pm .- Universal has released a promotional video for the first album by Sister Cristina Scuccia, the Ursuline nun who won first place on last season’s The Voice Italy.  
Sep 11, 2014 - 04:21 pm .- Remembering the lives of the three Xaverian Missionary nuns murdered in Burundi over the weekend, the order’s vicar general hailed them as simple women in love with God and those they served.  
Sep 11, 2014 - 02:05 am .- Pope Francis has expressed his condolences following the brutal murder of three Italian nuns in Burundi over the weekend, assuring the community of his closeness.
Aug 18, 2014 - 12:03 pm .- Two Korean nuns have expressed their excitement at having participated in an audience with Pope Francis, stating that his words on poverty and the witness of the martyrs were particularly impactful.
Jul 15, 2014 - 02:03 pm .- Last week dozens of armed men broke into a convent in northern Bangladesh, beating a group of nuns at a small mission.
Jun 6, 2014 - 10:22 am .- In an emotional finale decided by Italian TV viewers, 25 year-old Sister Cristina Scuccia won the 2014 edition of The Voice Italy on June 5.
Feb 26, 2014 - 01:43 pm .- A religious sister who celebrated her 107th birthday at daily Mass with Pope Francis Feb. 20 believes that the Holy Father is a gift to the Church.  
Oct 13, 2013 - 07:03 am .- Ten years after the canonization of Saint Daniel Comboni, the head of the Comboni Missionary Sisters has exhorted the congregation’s members to deepen their focus on Christ as they pursue their founder’s work.
Sep 13, 2013 - 12:07 am .- Two Augustinian missionaries who were martyred in 1994 during the Algerian Civil War are today remembered within their community for their faithfulness, even to the point of death.
Aug 6, 2013 - 04:05 am .- A Dominican order based in Ann Arbor will soon release an album of 15 songs centered on Marian devotion as a way to help listeners to encounter God through beautiful sacred music.
Jul 9, 2013 - 10:05 am .- “I think that bicycles are necessary because there’s a lot of work to do and you have to move around but get a humbler one!” Pope Francis told seminarians and novices July 7 in the Vatican’ s Paul VI Hall.
Jun 20, 2013 - 02:05 pm .- More than $20 million has been distributed to U.S. religious communities to help care for their elderly and retired members this year.
Apr 25, 2013 - 04:07 am .- Residents and religious of a small Chicago suburb rallied to celebrate their so far successful campaign against the opening of a multi-million dollar strip club across from a convent.
Apr 14, 2013 - 04:02 pm .- A group of contemplative Benedictine nuns have recorded an album in honor of the angels and saints, all of the songs of which were selected out of their daily liturgical life.
Apr 5, 2013 - 04:04 am .- After the City of Miami issued a violation to the Missionaries of Charity for “operating a business without a license,” a lawyer providing legal support said he is confident the city will withdraw the notice.
Mar 17, 2013 - 04:03 pm .- Three religious sisters are participating in a unique evangelization effort by competing on a Bible trivia game show in hopes of supporting their community.
Mar 15, 2013 - 06:02 pm .- While the world marks the second anniversary of demonstrations that began what is now the Syrian civil war, the Sisters of Charity of Besançon continue to help the poor of the country's capital.
Feb 3, 2013 - 04:03 pm .- Organizations that offer pro-life aid for women facing difficult pregnancies stressed that there are both resources and tools available for mothers in need.