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sister

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a woman religious

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a buoy resembling a cone

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Throwback Thursday: A cover story I was assigned to do in 1986 as a staff writer of the Sunday Inquirer Magazine was about the kidnapping of 10 contemplative Carmelite nuns in Marawi City.
Dedicated to God: An Oral History of Cloistered Nuns examines the lives of a group of cloistered women religious, the Poor Clare Colettines, in Rockford, Illinois.
The nun was beatified - the first step to sainthood - in 2003 by Pope John Paul II after the Vatican said an Indian woman's tumor was cured after she prayed to the nun.
When a nun died," she said, "often they didn't know what to put in the monastery record.
Thank A Nun Day was inspired by the new spiritual memoir "Five Years In Heaven: The Unlikely Friendship That Answered Life's Greatest Questions" (Image, May 5, 2015) by John Schlimm.
She was in a lifeboat with several men, but only one knew she was a nun.
Piazza explores the missions of these ten powerful nuns with admiration and a feminist spirit.
Nicky Hallett's work has played no small part in this shift as she has immersed herself in the lives of early modern English Catholic nuns who left their Protestant homeland to become nuns in Carmelite convents in northern Europe (especially Antwerp).
THREE missionary nuns have been found killed in their convent in Burundi, Italian officials said.
Nuns are women who are joyfully committed to being faithful disciples of the Church teachings.
This volume contains seventeen papers originally delivered at the 2011 Hull conference on Nuns Literacies in Medieval Europe.
Summary: Thirteen nuns were freed late Sunday by Syrian rebels in exchange for the release by Damascus of more than 150 Syrian women prisoners following Lebanese and Qatari mediation, officials said,.
Subscribers invoked this relationship not only with the two novice (samaneri) nuns of the temple, but also the fully ordained (bhikkhuni) head nun of the temple.
Finally, with "Authorship and Nuns: Writing by the Nun for the Nun," we at last reach undisputed writing (perhaps not exactly "authorship") by nuns in just two essays, "Writing, Editing, and Rearranging: Griet Essinchghes and her Version of the Sister-Book of Diepenveen" by Wybren Scheepsma and "Nuns' Literacy in Sixteenth-Century Convent Sermons from the Cistercian Abbey of Ter Kameren" by Patricia Stoop.
Reports from Ranchi indicate that among the eight taken into custody is a member of the Adivasi Sena that was giving protection to the nun.