Articles on this issue "religious"
Here is a Vatican Radio translation of the address Pope Francis gave todayoff the cuff during his meeting in Sarajevo with priests and religious. He said he decided to speak from the heart …read more
"What does it mean, today, in Bosnia and Herzegovina, for a priest or consecrated person to serve the Lord’s flock? I think it means to carry out a pastoral ministry of hope"
Here is a Vatican translation of the address Pope Francis had prepared to give today in Sarajevo at a meeting with priests, religious and seminarians. After hearing a testimony from a priest, …read more
Below is a reflection of British Ambassador to the Holy See Nigel Baker, entitled 'Nuns, the Church and Society.' Published on April 13th, it is from Ambassador Baker's blog available on the …read more
An Austrian nun who spent over 60 years caring for poor children has been killed. According to Fides, 86-year-old Austrian missionary nun, Sister Stefani Tiefenbacher of the Missionary …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
Cardinal Oswald Gracias, the archbishop of Mumbai, has again expressed his disdain for the rape of a nun in India this month, saying he was ashamed something like this could happen in his …read more
In the wake of the killing of the 21 Coptic Christians’ murder, the U.S. Bishops have invited people of all faiths to pray for those being persecuted for their faith around the world. This …read more
A pastoral letter to commemorate the Year of Consecrated Life dated February 26 was published this week by the Australian Catholic Bishops Commission for Church Ministry. “We welcome the …read more
Religious men and women who professed perpetual vows to the nearly 800 communities of religious life in the United States in 2014 are highly educated and more likely than the average Catholic …read more
Pope Francis received in audience the participants in the Ecumenical Colloquium of Religious Men and Women, promoted and organized by the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and …read more
Pope Francis is warning religious sisters against gossiping, saying that it damages their call to be prophetic and joyful witnesses to the Lord. The Holy Father met with the Daughters of Mary …read more
In an audience with the Italian National Assembly of Religious Superiors today, Pope Francis stressed the importance of calling people to the faith not by proselytism but by attraction. The …read more
At 12:15 this morning, Pope Francis received in audience the participants of the 54th National Assembly of Religious Superiors, who reflected on the theme “The Church’s Mission and …read more