NCR Today: The president of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious said the new pope should work with the sisters "to support our mission."
Global Sisters Report
Boston’s Paulist Center Community has given its signature annual award to the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR), a group that represents the majority of U.S. Catholic sisters, in recognition of the social justice work of sisters across the country.
LCWR’s president, Franciscan Sr. Florence Deacon, accepted the 2013 Isaac Hecker Award for Social Justice at a ceremony at the Center Jan. 26.
In August, theologians, some of them women religious, from across Africa gathered in Kenya's capital to talk about ethical issues.
For those who read movie reviews in the printed or electronic pages of NCR, you'll recognize the name Sr. Rose Pacatte. But who is this Daughter of St. Paul and director of the Pauline Center for Media Studies in Los Angeles?
If you want to find out, click here to read about Sr. Rose and film on the The New York Times website.
For those in the Phoenix area:
On the first weekend of February, Adrian Dominican Sr. Nancy Murray will perform at two parishes her one-woman show about Sr. Dorothy Stang, a sister of Notre Dame de Namur and an advocate for Brazilian peasants who was shot by gunmen in 2005.
Daughters of Charity Srs. Jean Marie Wheeler, 98, and Elaine Wheeler, 96, who were also sisters, died one day apart. Read the full story of their lives at the Albany Times Union.
Conversations with Sr. Camille: Mercy Sr. Carol Rittner's new documentary, "Sisters," will spotlight five women working for those who need them most.
"Ordination" hasn't always meant what it does today, and that's one reason for some of the debate over women's ordination.
Sisters and priests are reacting to a climate of fear fostered by bishops and cardinals never investigated for roles in the abuse crisis.
Fr. Hans Küng said he sees the attempt to rein in LCWR as a sign of myopia and a failure of vision.