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College Debt Factor in Men and Women Entering Religious Life, CARA Survey Finds
Originally Posted: 01/23/2014 - 12:28pm | Type: Blog

Debt from college loans makes some men and women postpone joining a religious community, according to a survey of men and women professing final vows in a religious order. Debt fr ...

New Native American Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Stirs Mixed Emotions
Originally Posted: 10/17/2012 - 3:45pm | Type: Blog

Some viewpoints reflect the diverse, seemingly contradictory reactions to the young Mohawk woman who converted to Catholicism more than 300 years ago and will be declared a saint on Sunday. ...

Shane Claiborne: Of Slingshots, Plowshares, and Kitchen Hammers
Originally Posted: 09/12/2012 - 3:23pm | Type: Blog

The Y-12 three had a household hammer that they used on the wall of the building, not so much as an act of substantial transformation, but an act of symbolic action pointing toward a God who wants us to study ...

I Fell in Love with a Nun
Originally Posted: 05/03/2012 - 11:53am | Type: Blog

I was Annunziata’s and she was mine — and that was that. She became the Maude to my Harold, showing me how to love without limits. This is a love story. An unlikely love story ...