WHAT HAPPENED TO THE NUNS?
- GIRLS AND CONVENTS. GARESCHE, EDWARD F. // America;9/20/1941, Vol. 65 Issue 24, p653
The article with the issue of why fewer girls become nuns. A survey found that religious communities for men seem to be getting all the recruits they need, while those of women complain of a falling off of about 27 percent from the number of postulants they require to keep up and normally expand...
- Churches. Booker, Jean Williams // New York Amsterdam News;08/12/99, Vol. 90 Issue 33, p36
Reports on developments among religious communities in New York, New York, as of August 12, 1999. Appointment of Dr. Paul S. Owings as a pastor for Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant community; Death of veteran social worker Barbara Sue Gibson from an automobile accident.
- Prophets and peacemakers. Huba, Stephen // Christian Century;06/06/2001, Vol. 118 Issue 18, p6
Focuses on the role of African-American ministers in the racial unrest in Cincinnati, Ohio in April 2001. Efforts of Afro-American clergy to prevent protesters from entering the downtown business district; Vigilance of the ministers during the indictment of police officer Stephen Roach;...
- Sister, her order clash over Spiritus Christi role. // National Catholic Reporter;11/24/2000, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p9
Reports on the directive given to Sister Margie Henniger by the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Rochester in New York to stop calling herself sister. Reason behind the directive; Role of Henniger in the evolution of Corpus Christi Parish; Reaction of Henniger on the issue.
- Support our women religious. // National Catholic Reporter;9/4/2009, Vol. 45 Issue 23, p28
The article reflects on a Vatican investigation of the women religious communities in the U.S. It argues that the Vatican investigation will distract from the pressing work of their ministries. It claims that these women religious communities are questioning the lack of full disclosure of the...
- A Woman Who Cared. Jabusch, Willard F. // America;5/28/2007, Vol. 196 Issue 19, p21
The article focuses on Sister Lucia, a frail little nun the author met in the Manicomio de San Lazaro in Quito, Ecuador, a strange and terrible place. Sister Lucia works in the government mental hospital for Ecuador. Sister Lucia decided to stay in the mental hospital, take care of the patients...
- Priest says church crisis is a sign that the end is near. // National Catholic Reporter;11/22/2002, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p11
Focuses on the impact of an incident related to clerical sex abuse in the U.S. on the religious communities around the world, according to a suspended Canadian priest Father Nicholas Gruner. Criticism of Pope John Paul II by Gruner for his failure to end such problems prevailing in the...
- Lakeside Freethinkers counter Baptist 'science' course. Crosby, Ken // Freethought Today;Dec2012, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p16
The article reports on freethinking former pastors or Lakeside living in the religious community of the Lake Chapala in Mexico who are estimated between 6,000 to 10,000.
- You've come a long way, Sister. // U.S. Catholic;May2000, Vol. 65 Issue 5, p18
Presents an interview with Sister Doris Gottemoeller, the first president of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, regarding the positive aspects of religious life. Her religious life in the 1950s; What her communities handle especially well; Spiritual benefits of community.