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Astoria Characters: The Sister to the World's Women

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 02.05.2012 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Maureen McGowan is the director of Handcrafting Justice, a Sisters of Good Shepherd project that sells handmade goods made by impoverished women in the developing world. This is no mom-and-pop charity.

Mary MacKillop, Australia's First Saint, Overcame Excommunication

AP | TANALEE SMITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PENOLA, Australia — Mary MacKillop's path to sainthood included an unlikely hurdle: excommunication. As a young nun, MacKillop – who will...

Bishop Nixes Nuns' Recruitment Drive Over Health Care Spat

Religion News Service | Daniel Burke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Daniel Burke Religion News Service (RNS) A Roman Catholic bishop in Pennsylvania has barred local nuns from promoting their order in his diocese b...