The Final Report of the Apostolic Visitation of Women Religious in the United States was positive, realistic, and hopeful, giving Sisters and the whole Church reason to hope, writes Mary Johnson in America magazine.
Mike Duggan is 67 years old and was born with cerebral palsy. He's a passionate advocate for the rights of people with disability and Brisbane co-ordinator of Luke 14, an initiative to create disability-inclusive Christian communities.
Pope Francis has designated 2015 as the Year of Consecrated life. Here, Sr Berneice Loch, the president of Catholic Religious Australia, reflects on the meaning of this embrace of the faith, holiness, and hope of our religious.
The Spanish-born former Queen Consort Fabiola of Belgium, widow of Baudouin, King of the Belgians, has died at the age of 86. A devout Catholic, her influence reputedly contributed to a constitutional crisis over abortion laws.
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