In the time of COVID-19, the cloistered life offers lessons for the world

People often telephone Sr. Maria Elena Romero, a Capuchin Franciscan Poor Clare in Wilmington, Delaware, to ask for her to pray for a personal intention, to sound out a problem, sometimes just to cry.

Texas locality orders popular Catholic center for migrants to vacate

A group of city commissioners in the border city of McAllen, Texas, voted in mid-February to remove from a building a popular Catholic-administered center run by Sr. Norma Pimentel, who has been praised by Pope Francis for her work with migrants.

L.A. archdiocese to seek charges against two nuns for embezzlement

The Archdiocese of Los Angeles has changed its mind about not seeking charges against two women religious who were found to have "misappropriated" a "substantial amount" of money, perhaps up to half a million dollars, from one of its Catholic schools.

LA archdiocese won't press charges against nuns for 'misappropriation'

The Archdiocese of Los Angeles said it will not pursue charges against two religious sisters who were found to have "misappropriated" a "substantial amount" of money from one of its Catholic schools.