Triplets María Gorete dos Santos, María de Lourdes dos Santos, and María Aparecida dos Santos, 57, are all nuns belonging to the Franciscan Congregation of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
The dictatorship of President Daniel Ortega in Nicaragua has expelled the Religious Sisters of the Cross, thus continuing its attacks against the Catholic Church in Nicaragua.
A Catholic Nun in South Africa has lauded the establishment of the Regional Conference of Major Superiors of Southern Africa (RCMSSA) and described the initiative as “a historic moment” for the Church in the region and “a dream come true”.
Sister Andre Randon, a French nun, celebrated her 118th birthday on Feb. 11. This milestone makes her the second-oldest living person in the world and the oldest living person in Europe, according to the Gerontology Research Group, which validates details of people believed to be 110 or older.
A Catholic Nun in South Africa has lauded Pope Francis for putting a spotlight on women Religious in his prayer intention for February this year.
The pope's prayer intention for the month of February is for religious sisters and consecrated women.
The pope also shared a story from the life of St. Therese of Lisieux.
Sister Stan Mumuni dedicates her life to caring for abandoned children with birth defects in Ghana. When the coronavirus pandemic spread to West Africa, she said that she ran to the market to buy soap and supplies, but the prices had already tripled.
Two convents, one in Rome and one in a town nearby the capital city, have been isolated as the majority of religious sisters in the communities tested positive for COVID-19.