Tag: nuns

San Francisco Tenderloin (Eric Risberg / Associated Press)

Nuns Who Help Poor in San Francisco Face Eviction

Two French nuns who have devoted their lives to helping the homeless and downtrodden are now in danger of facing the same fate, as they could soon be evicted from the kitchen and little room they rent in San Francisco’s Tenderloin District.

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Buddhist Nuns Build Convent Out of Straw

Buddhists live a life of simplicity and gratitude, yet even the most simple of lifestyles require the bare necessity of a sound shelter for living. A group of Buddhist nuns in Escondido, California has been working together to build their own

Cardinal Cleemis

Indian Cardinal Demands Justice for Assaulted Nuns

The president of the Indian conference of Catholic bishops, Cardinal Baselios Cleemis, has insisted that the Indian government take its responsibility seriously to bring to justice the criminals who raped an elderly nun and assaulted several others. “I ask the authorities to guarantee that justice is done,” he said.