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  • Obamacare lawsuit forces order of nuns into the public eye

    People recognized St. Jeanne Jugan by the begging basket she carried while walking down the roads of Brittany, in northwest France, in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
  • Film Review: 'Band of Sisters'

    The path of social and political activism undertaken by many American nuns over the past 50 years is the subject of "Band of Sisters." Mary Fishman's admiring docu is more a general survey than a detailed history or portrait of individual personalities...

    Vatican observers look for thaw between Pope Francis, U.S. nuns

    Vatican observers look for thaw between Pope Francis, U.S. nuns
    When the Vatican censured an organization representing thousands of American nuns, it did so in part because the group had not spoken out enough against gay marriage and abortion. The Vatican said the Leadership Conference of Women Religious had...

    The Vatican: a Showtime series, a ‘60 Minutes’ report

     
    The selection of a new pope has put attention back on the Vatican, and television is responding. Showtime on Friday announced the selection of a pope for “The Vatican,” a new series from Ridley Scott (“Gladiator,” “The Good...

    Chicago filmmaker spent 8 years on new documentary 'Band of Sisters'

    Chicago filmmaker spent 8 years on new documentary 'Band of Sisters'
    "You didn't really have (to) think much for yourself," a nun says of her early years, in the new documentary "Band of Sisters," which has its world premiere at the Siskel Film Center this week. "All that went unchanged for years and years and years...