Nun Abuse: How My Mother, a Former Nun, Suffered at the Hands of 'The Good Sisters'

Catholic priests have become synonymous with “abuse” in recent years, but they’ve never been the only people of the cloth guilty of inflicting physical and emotional pain on innocent victims. Seldom talked about are the rarely maligned women of the Church: sisters who intentionally abused fellow nuns behind convent… »11/20/15 2:30pm11/20/15 2:30pm


Vatican Concludes Six-Year Investigation of American Nuns 

In 2008, under then-pope Benedict XVI, the Vatican launched a broad investigation into the "quality of life" of American nuns, a move that, to a lot of those nuns, looked like it was meant to forcefully nudge them back in line. On Tuesday, the completed investigation was finally released; instead of being critical,… »12/16/14 11:10am12/16/14 11:10am

A producer on Italy's version of The Voice talks to the New York Times about Suor Cristina, the sing

A producer on Italy's version of The Voice talks to the New York Times about Suor Cristina, the singing nun currently competing: "It was not just picking a nun. It was picking that specific nun. She is young. She is talented. She fits perfectly the spirit of the show." A reverend adds: "Today faith is the last… »5/07/14 10:25am5/07/14 10:25am

Nuns Are So Hot Right Now They're Getting Their Own Reality Show

Lifetime has green-lit a reality show about five young women living in a Catholic convent, who are trying to decide whether or not to become nuns 4 life. Titled The Sisterhood, the show is the brainchild of Hot Snakes Productions, who are also behind the painfully fake and boring Breaking Amish. Hopefully the nuns… »4/24/14 7:00pm4/24/14 7:00pm

Catholic Nuns Come Out in Support of Obamacare Contraception Access

As the Supreme Court prepares to rule on the legality of private corporations denying women reproductive autonomy (because it says in the Bible that every pro-life human has a God-given right to trample upon the basic liberties of others), the National Coalition of American Nuns (NCAN) have announced that they support… »3/18/14 5:15pm3/18/14 5:15pm

'Birth Control Is Turning the Men Gay!' 14 Lessons from the Most Bizarre Anti-Contraception Video Ever

In the run-up to an election, it's not uncommon for special interest groups to release ads pushing a specific agenda in the hopes of swaying voters as they head to the polls. But only once in a generation does a social awareness ad reach the heights of hyperbole-murdering crazy reached by this anti-contraception… »10/02/12 11:30am10/02/12 11:30am