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When I was a kid, growing up in Panama, quite often, our parents would take us to the Convent of the Visitation to visit with (no pun intended) the sisters. The Order of the Visitation of Holy Mary was founded by St. Francis de Sales and St. Jane Frances de Chantal in France in 1610 ...read more
This week the Vatican, specifically Pope Francis, was the target of the angst of the Turkish government. While that drama played itself out on newspaper pages around the world, a couple of other things happened: The Leadership Conference of Women Religious, the Congregation for Institutes of Religious Life and Societies of Apostolic Life and the ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis to travel to South America this summer, the LCWR meets with Pope Francis to conclude seven-year investigation, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI celebrates his 88th birthday, a Christian boy in Pakistan dies after an attack and details on the funeral of Cardinal Turcotte. ...read more
Today on Perspectives, the Vatican releases the Final Report on the Apostolic Visitation of Institutes of Women Religious in the United States. ...read more
Today on Perspectives, nuns and orphans are freed by their hostage takers in Iraq as the country’s stability continually comes into question. Cardinal George addresses the child migrant situation along the US-Mexico border and a look at the launch of the website for Pope Francis’ visit to Korea next month. ...read more