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Leader of 'radical' US nuns rejects Vatican criticism

Leader of 'radical' US nuns rejects Vatican criticism

by: Jane Little - BBC News in Religious,

The leader of a group of US nuns the Vatican accuses of flouting Church teaching has rejected the claims. "I've no idea what they're talking about," Sister Simone Campbell, head of Network, a Catholic social justice lobby, told the BBC. "Our role is to live the gospel with those who live on the margins of society. That's all we do."

Papal Message: Proposing Vocations in the Local Church

Papal Message: Proposing Vocations in the Local Church

by: Vatican Information Service (VIS) in Religious,

"Proposing Vocations in the Local Church" is the theme of the Pope's Message for the forth-eighth World Day of Prayer for Vocations.The Lord does not fail to call people at every stage of life to share in His mission and to serve the Church in the ordained ministry and in the consecrated life. The ability to foster vocations is a hallmark of the vitality of a local Church.

Young Religious Men and Women

Young Religious Men and Women

by: in Religious,

150 Young religious men and women from 15 different countries have been gathering for several days in Madrid as preparation for the Consecrated Life Week in Madrid organized by the Institute of Consecrated Life.

‘Life without tension would be boring’

‘Life without tension would be boring’

by: Anna Arco in Religious,

Anna Arco meets an American priest who has agreed, with some reluctance, to take a senior role in the Roman Curia  Over a cup of tea, with the rain pouring outside, he talks about living in Britain’s secular culture, the Roman Curia he is about to join and the challenges of his new job.