Analysis: In the 1980s, then-Pope John Paul II said discoveries in the natural sciences needed to be imaginatively confronted. Twenty-five years later, LCWR is striving to do just that.
Global Sisters Report
In an open letter released today, an ecumenical group of female faith leaders are asking the U.S. Congress to do more to support families. The letter, addressed to House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, calls politicians to task for espousing “pro-family rhetoric” while failing to implement policies that support women and families.
Preview: Religious women walk among the 3.3 million people who live in Nairobi. Here are some stories of their faith, their grit.
Seattle Archbishop J. Peter Sartain, the LCWR overseer, said the April 30 meeting with Cardinal Gerhard Müller was "frank and open" and "a very helpful meeting."
Cardinal Gerhard Müller accused the leaders of LCWR of not abiding by a reform agenda the Vatican imposed on their leadership organization following a doctrinal assessment of the group.
Conversations with Sr. Camille: From a young age, Mercy Sr. Mary McGrory was drawn to caring for and helping others. Her multiple vocations allow her to do just that.
GlobalSistersReport.org. NCR's new website dedicated to "reporting on and giving voice to women religious around the world" is now live.
Grace on the Margins: "Radical Grace" follows three sisters during a year that was particularly emotional for women religious.
Benedictine Sr. Edita Eslopor and fellow Typhoon Haiyan survivors gained Cardinal Luis Tagle’s support for their effort to press the Philippines government for more efficient and humanitarian response to the crisis left by the devastating typhoon that hit the central Philippines in November.
The Daughters of Mary Immaculate from India are helping the thousands of Nuer people in South Sudan who have been living in U.N. refugee camps since December. The sisters provide trauma counseling, food support and activities for children who otherwise have nothing educational to do.