Pope Francis urges release of six kidnapped Nigerian nuns Read more

Pope Francis urges release of six kidnapped Nigerian nuns

Pope Francis urges release of six kidnapped Nigerian nuns Pope Francis on Sunday prayed for the swift release of six Catholic nuns kidnapped one month ago in Nigeria, joining his appeal to one issued by the bishops’ conference of Africa’s most populous nation.   “From the heart, I unite myself to the appeal of theRead more…

Multicultural is not intercultural: GSR talks to sister leaders Read more

Multicultural is not intercultural: GSR talks to sister leaders

Multicultural is not intercultural: Global Sisters Report talks to sister leaders A recent conversation between Global Sisters Report and leaders from the International Union of Superiors General (UISG) and the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) covered a wide range of topics important to religious life today, including civil discourse in an era of politicalRead more…

The Consecrated Life and the care of the common Home Read more

The Consecrated Life and the care of the common Home

The Consecrated Life and the care of the common Home Summary of the conference (Claretianum, December 12-15, 2017) A Conference of the Claretianum, Insitute of Consecrated life, entitled “A garden to cultivate and preserve. The Consecrated Life and the care of the common home ” was held from 12 to 15 December 2017, has confronted usRead more…

School Sisters Notre Dame: New General Council Read more

School Sisters Notre Dame: New General Council

School Sisters Notre Dame: New General Council General Council Deo Gratias! October 24, 2017 The School Sisters of Notre Dame joyfully announce that they have elected a new General Council, 2018-2024. Left to right: Sister Roxanne Schares (USA), General Superior; Irmã Inês Camiran (Brazil), General Councilor/Vicar; Sister Carolyn Anyega (Kenya), General Councilor; Sister Julianne LattnerRead more…

House for migrant-refugee women and children Read more

House for migrant-refugee women and children

House for migrant-refugee women and children The Migrants and Refugees Section of the Dicastery of Integral Human Development, in response to a request from Pope Francis is seeking to open a house in Rome to welcome migrant/refugee women and children. The Section has asked the Scalabrinian Sisters to lead thus project. They, in turn, haveRead more…