Catholic Religious

Chicago considers canceling Marquette University’s namesake from public parks

Chicago considers canceling Marquette University’s namesake from public parks ESTHER WERMER - BOYCE COLLEGE •MARCH 18, 2021 Jacques Marquette’s order said they trust the city to do a good job A Chicago advisory committee tasked with exploring controversial works of art has set its... read more

Teaching to Get to Heaven

By Fr. John Henry, Crisis, March 6, 2021 “If young people are educated properly, we have moral order; if not, vice and disorder prevail. Religion alone can initiate and achieve a true education.”  St. John Bosco’s understanding of Catholic education seems far from the prevailing view... read more

Typical new US religious: 38-year-old cradle Catholic who regularly took part in Eucharistic adoration

Catholic World News, January 27, 2021 The typical religious who professed perpetual vows in 2020 is a 38-year-old cradle Catholic who regularly prayed the Rosary and took part in Eucharistic adoration before entering religious life, according to a survey released by the United States Conference... read more

Attacker of religious sister arrested amid spate of anti-Catholicism in Austria

CNA Staff, Nov 2, 2020 After a Catholic religious sister was attacked on a bus, police have arrested a 19-year-old Afghan, according to police in the Austrian state of Styria. The attack came among a spate of anti-Catholic attacks and demonstrations in Austria. Between 30 and 50 young... read more
Sister Simone Campbell

Pro-Abortion Nun Will Speak at Democrat Convention as Biden Tries to Fool Catholics

By Micaiah Bilger, LifeNews, August 19, 2020 A nun who once praised a prominent abortion activist for celebrating her abortion has been invited to speak at the Democratic National Convention this week. Biden supports abortions on demand and wants to force taxpayers to fund them. His running... read more

Slavery, Racism and the Church

By Paul de Lacvivier, The Remnant, July 22, 2020 I am always surprised to note how often mediocrity is praised as though it were absolute truth. Today it is racism, tomorrow it is democracy, the next day it is eco-theology. It never ends. On the racism front, the time has come to make clear... read more

Biden Says He Would Rescind Exemption for Little Sisters of the Poor

By John McCormimack, National Review, July 9, 2020 Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden issued a statement Wednesday evening in which he said he is “disappointed in today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision” in the case Little Sisters of the Poor v. Pennsylvania. “I will... read more

Junípero Serra and the Founding of the West

By Patrick, Laurence, Crisis,July 8, 2020 The story of the American founding usually begins in the East. In that account, we speak of the War of Independence, the establishment of the American republic, and prominent founding fathers like George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. However, there... read more

Vatican orders founder to leave ecumenical community

Catholic News Agency, May 28, 2020 The Vatican has ordered the prominent Italian Catholic layman Enzo Bianchi to leave the monastery he founded in 1965. The Holy See made the ruling in a decree dated May 13, signed by Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin and approved by Pope... read more

Pope Francis Sets Aside Proposal on Married Priests

The decision, in a letter on Catholic life in remote Amazon areas, is a victory for conservative forces who had warned that change there would put the church on a slippery slope. By Jason Horowitz and Elisabetta Povoledo, New York Times, February 12, 2020 VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has... read more

Little Sisters return to Supreme Court for third time in new contraception case

The Supreme Court has twice protected the Catholic nuns. Now their case is before the Court once again. LifeSite News, January 17, 2020 WASHINGTON, D.C., January 17, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) — The Supreme Court will once again weigh in on the case of the Little Sisters of the Poor in their... read more
A Sister of Life at opening Mass of the National Prayer Vigil for Life.

The new Sisterhood: traditional orders are booming