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Thumbnail al tamera syriac catholic church in qaraqosh burned and destroyed courtesy of fr roni momika cna After years of exile, Dominican sisters return to Iraq's Nineveh Plain

After three years in exile from Iraq's Nineveh Plain while it was occupied by the Islamic State, the Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine of Siena...

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Thumbnail sr albert marie surmanski photo  1 A New Guide to Living a Marian Life

“By a singular gift of God’s grace, no one other than her Son was ever so meek, humble, or grace-filled as the Blessed Virgin,” a new Manual for...

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Thumbnail elephants credit volodymyr burdiak shutterstock cna An Indian woman became a nun...because of elephants?

Orissa, India, Feb 7, 2017 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Nine years ago, Christians in the Kandhamal district of Odisha, India suffered the worst...

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Thumbnail nun credit alex proimos via flickr cc by nc 20 filter added cna A rare glimpse into the lives of Thailand's Red Nuns

An American group of cloistered nuns has opened a new monastery to bring their contemplative spirituality to the northeast of Thailand.“Our...

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Thumbnail the keepers credit netflix cna Archdiocese speaks ahead of Netflix series on murdered nun

Baltimore, Md., May 17, 2017 / 04:32 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- No one knows who killed Sister Catherine Ann Cesnik. A young nun who was on a year’s...

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Thumbnail eucharistic communicators of the heavenly father Are these quite possibly the world's happiest nuns?

Cali, Colombia, Jul 13, 2016 / 06:17 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Watch them sing, and you might be convinced of it. The Eucharistic Communicators of the...

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Thumbnail lnc sister smile Aubrey Manning plays nun in humorous ‘Late Nite Catechism 3’ at Sierra Madre Playhouse

The image of habit-clad nuns dispensing both wisdom and discipline by rapping rulers on students’ knuckles is an iconic one that spurs mostly...

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Thumbnail recording adoration at ephesus in the st johns chapel credit benedictines of mary queen of apostles cna 4 Benedictine nuns back at it again with a new album

A new album from the chart-topping community of Benedictine nuns in rural Missouri has an intimate selection of the songs they sing when they...

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Thumbnail l r top left image sr bernadetta boggia sr olga raschietti and sr lucia pulici at work in berundi photo courtesy of xaverian missionaries cna 9 11 14 Brutally slain nuns recalled as women 'enamored' with God

Remembering the lives of the three Xaverian Missionary nuns murdered in Burundi over the weekend, the order’s vicar general hailed them as simple...

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Thumbnail religious sisters attend the enthronement of our lady of charity in the vatican gardens august 28 2014 credit lauren cater cna cna 8 28 14 Coming soon: The Vatican's report on US women religious

The Vatican has confirmed it will release its report on the state of women religious in the United States later this month, following up on the...

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Thumbnail nun 2 at the prayer vigil for consecrated life in st peters square jan 28 2016 credit alexey gotovskiy cna Contemplative religious sisters are coming to this English diocese

The Diocese of Lancaster announced Friday that the Sisters Adorers of the Royal Heart of Jesus Christ Sovereign Priest, an order of contemplative...

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Thumbnail sister corita kent Corita Kent

The Center for Spiritual Renewal in Montecito was founded by the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, a community with an interesting history....

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Thumbnail corita book Corita Kent’s passions were creativity, transformation and love

Author and art historian April Dammann’s new biography of Corita Kent, known for most her career as Sister Mary Corita, traces the actions of these...

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Thumbnail mother angelica 1 credit ewtn cna 2 4 16 Count on it: Mother Angelica will always be with EWTN, says CEO

Fans of Mother Angelica should know that her influence will not wane at EWTN, where she will always have a place, said the network’s CEO during the...

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Thumbnail sor maria public domain cna Did this Spanish nun bi-locate to Texas? Vatican aims to find out

In the 1620s, while the pilgrims were landing on Plymouth Rock and having the first Thanksgiving, the Jumano tribe in Texas (before it was Texas)...

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Thumbnail dominican sisters hollywood Dominican sisters in Hollywood … with rosaries

A cloistered convent in the city of Hollywood may seem out of place — but even the stars of Tinseltown need to hide away and pray sometimes. Bob...

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Thumbnail hurricane katrina credit news muse via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna 8 27 15 Even Hurricane Katrina couldn't keep this nun out of New Orleans

For Sister Greta Jupiter, SSF, it was an odd sensation driving through New Orleans East in the months after Hurricane Katrina. Her neighborhood was...

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Thumbnail mother angelica 2 credit ewtn cna 2 4 16 EWTN family shares favorite memories of Mother Angelica

Irondale, Ala., Sep 19, 2016 / 02:10 pm (CNA).- The legacy of Mother Angelica, the Poor Clare nun who founded Catholic cable channel EWTN,...

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