Those who accompany the dying inspired by 'Samaritanus bonus'

Much attention was given to church teaching on assisted suicide and euthanasia when the Vatican released its Sept. 22 letter "'Samaritanus bonus,' on the Care of Persons in the Critical and Terminal Phases of Life," but Sr. Maureen Weiss focused on the document's guidance on accompanying the dying, a key component to her vocation.

Caring for children: Religious sisters launch global push for reform

Religious sisters have launched a global movement to overhaul the way religious orders practice their "charism of care" for orphaned or abandoned children.

Death penalty denounced for ignoring people's capability to be 'redeemed'

On Sept. 24, Providence Sr. Barbara Battista stood across the street from where her spiritual directee died just two days before.

Sr. Norma Pimentel is one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people of 2020

Sister Norma Pimentel, a Missionary of Jesus and executive director of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley, has received numerous awards over the years for her work in Texas with migrants along the U.S.-Mexican border, and she can now add a new title to her list: one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people in the world.