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Chose to Spend Final Moments With Missionaries of Charity
Sister Nirmala Joshi, the first successor of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta, passed away. According to religious news agency Matters India, Sr. Nirmala suffered from kidney failure and other complications. Despite being advised by doctors to undergo dialysis, the she chose to be with her sisters in her final hours. ...read more
Articles from section "Consecrated Life"
Meets with Participants of General Chapter at Vatican
"Minority" and "Fraternity" are the two essential elements of the identity of the Order of Friars Minor. This was the central theme of Pope Francis' address today with members of the …read more
"Either you are freely poor and minor, or you will end up being stripped."
Pope Francis received the participants in the General Chapter of the Order of Friars Minor in an audience at the Vatican today. The following is a translation of the Pope’s address to those …read more
In q-and-a with consecrated, also speaks of spiritual direction as a charism for the laity
Pope Francis says that the role of consecrated women is particularly important in the Church, as a reflection of the Church's and Mary's maternal love and a path to discover how to better …read more
Here below is the Vatican-provided text of the Joint Final Report on the Doctrinal Assessment of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) by the Congregation for the Doctrine of …read more
Here is a ZENIT translation of the address Pope Francis gave Saturday to participants in an international congress for formators of consecrated men and women. The congress was held in Rome …read more