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If Nuns Ruled the World…

A self-described agnostic, Jo Piazza, writes… “I may not believe in God, but I do believe in nuns.”

Nuns bring recycling to a new level – Abbey to refugee housing

Nuns bring recycling to a new level – From 1000 year old abbey to refugee housing

Leadership lessons learned from nuns – Sr. Carol Barnes, SC

Leadership lessons learned from nuns – Sr. Carol Barnes, SC

If you want it done… ask a nun!

If you want it done… ask a nun! These words were coined years ago by Margaret Wheatley a valued and respected elder in her field of leadership and organizational change.

Hollywood Portrayal of Nuns 1945-2008

Hollywood Portrayal of Nuns 1945-2008

In a range of films spanning almost 70 years nuns have been portrayed in quite a variety of ways. These films have to a degree shaped  how they are seen in popular imagination. How many of the following have you seen, when and what might be your reaction viewing them...

Nuns top Billboard charts

Nuns top Billboard charts

Zenit.org reports  - A group of contemplative nuns from Missouri put their prayerful singing onto a CD -- and it's been at the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Classical Music Chart for 13 consecutive weeks. “Not since 2006 has a group occupied the No. 1 spot for 13 weeks...

“Band of Sisters” trailer

“Band of Sisters” trailer

Band of Sisters tells the story of Catholic nuns and their work for social justice after Vatican II of the 1960s. For Catholics who wonder what became of the nuns they knew in habits and convents many years ago, for activists who may feel profoundly discouraged given...

Nuns take to billboards for Mt. 25:32

Billboards (Link no longer active)- The Welcome the Immigrant Billboards are a collaborative project of (Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) Region VI and Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center (IJPC).LCWR passed the following resolution at the 2012...

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