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Mother Angelica could be vociferous in defending Our Lord and she sparred with important men of the cloth

Sister Loraine Marie Maguire, mother provincial of the Denver-based Little Sisters of the Poor, speaks to the media outside the US Supreme Court (CNS)

The trial of the Little Sisters of the Poor, legal niceties apart, is about whether or not they are free to love

Visiting nuns venerate the relics of St Thérèse of Lisieux at Westminster Cathedral (PA)

She never had any children, but as a dormitory mistress she lavished her maternal gifts on us

Mother Angelica: ‘a fighter’ (CNS)

Members of the nun’s religious order have asked people to pray for her

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at a news conference in Tehran (AP)

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Sister Sandra Amado, a Comboni sister from Brazil, teaches a class in 2012 at a teacher training institute in Yambio, South Sudan (CNS)

South Sudan bishop condemns attack on nuns

Five armed men assaulted and threatened religious sisters at a teacher training college

An American delegate looks at photos in a museum dedicated to the late Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero in San Salvador (CNS)

Three nuns and and a lay missionary were abducted and murdered by members of the National Guard

The Sisters will participate in various 
evangelistic activities, according to Bishop Egan

The Sisters of Maria Stella Matutina will be based in the parish of St Joseph’s in Grayshott

The Vocation Network for Catholic Religious Life and Priesthood website

Vocation Network will make it easier for people to select an order

Nuns watch Pope Francis' installation Mass (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

Bishop Hugh Gilbert’s homily on the Day of Consecrated Life