Editorial: One lingering question after a triennial meeting of some 800 Catholic sisters: Can the most educated women religious in church history determine their own course?
19th UISG assembly
Maltese Sr. Carmen Sammut, the leader of her congregation since 2011, takes over from the first American to hold the post.
Pope Francis told leaders of global orders of Catholic sisters that the lives of consecrated persons are a "light in the world."
Q and A: Cardinal João Braz de Aviz said NCR's report of his talk Sunday gave one inaccurate translation but otherwise was accurate.
Mercedarian Missionaries Sister Filo Hirota called upon a group of global women religious leaders to further integrate peace and justice efforts into community life.
She spoke Sunday before a gathering of some 800 women at the triennial assembly of the International Union of Superiors General (UISG). Hirota has been a long time member of the UISG’s Peace, Justice and Integrity of Creation board (JPIC).
Peace and justice work is not one of many things we do, but “it is a way to live the consecrated life,” she told the women.
Q and A: The new secretary of the Vatican's Congregation for Religious also said the church should not exclude anyone.
NCR Today: The Vatican press office issued a statement Tuesday saying recent remarks by a Vatican official do not indicate a split among Vatican offices.
Q and A: Obeying church authority involves listening to God from many sources, says the president of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious.
Speaking to global women religious, a theologian says they owe "ultimate obedience" to God, founded in the needs of the poor.
Commentary: The time Cardinal João Braz de Aviz spent with women religious is a sign of good intent and a step into greater communication.