Nuns Become Soldiers In The Battle For The White House

Nuns in Politics

Some nuns have come to represent the divide among American Catholics, both in the pews and in the voting booth.

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  • Kung Fu nuns strike back at rising attacks on women in India
    Until, that is, you hear the energetic yells of scores of young women, clad in sweatpants and trainers. Fanned out in front of a majestic white temple-like structure, they stretch, lunge, jump, kick a...
    08/24/2017 - 9:29 pm | View Link
  • The nuns who lived off the proceeds of prostitution
    Hence the long battle between the Repentite and the Confraternity of Our ... Caterina Vitale is portrayed dressed in white in a painting by Antoine de Favray which used to hang in the Selmun Palace ch...
    01/30/2017 - 12:44 am | View Link
  • 'We prayed a lot': Two nuns taken to hospital after getting stuck in a lift in Rome for three nights after it broke down just before the building closed for the weekend
    Two nuns finally had their prayers answered after they were rescued from the lift they had got stuck in - three nights before. The nuns, aged 58 and 68, were found by a cleaner early this morning, hav...
    06/8/2015 - 5:54 am | View Link
  • Nuns to move out of convent
    “They may leave Wantage, which after 150 years will be a sad day for them and the town.” The nuns have sought Vale of White Horse District Council planners’ opinion about building 160 homes on the eig...
    06/25/2014 - 8:47 am | View Link
  • U.S. Deplores Nuns' Deaths in Nicaragua : Reaction: White House says Managua regime has not backed up accusation of Contras.
    White House spokesman Marlin Fitzwater said it is not known ... and we hope the Sandinistas do not seek to obscure this tragedy by engaging in a propaganda battle." Fitzwater said that the Contras hav...
    02/20/2010 - 5:27 pm | View Link
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  • Civil War Nurses | HistoryNet
    Civil War Nurses summary: Thousands of women served as volunteer nurses during the Civil War. There is very little written record of their service though a few of the more famous names left accounts, including Louisa May Alcott, Jane Stuart Woolsey, susie King Taylor and Katherine Prescott Wormeley.
    10/10/2018 - 3:32 pm | View Website
  • Nuns of the Battlefield
    A tribute to the more than 600 nuns who nursed soldiers of both armies during the American Civil War, it is one of two monuments in the District that mark women's roles in the conflict. It is a contributing monument to the Civil War Monuments in Washington, D.C., listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
    10/10/2018 - 5:31 am | View Website
  • Indians vs Soldiers
    Bouncing arrows everywhere. 2:28 - The battle begins.
    10/2/2018 - 1:44 am | View Website
  • 112 best 40k
    Awesome sisters of battle cosplay. Find this Pin and more on 40k - Nuns with Guns (Sisters of Battle) by John Elliott. Sister Ophelia - Battle Sister Celestian by xXAnemonaXx An old photo from 2012 as my own character, Sister Ophelia - Battle Sister Celestian.
    09/27/2018 - 4:16 pm | View Website
  • The remarkable story of four stranded nuns, a remote ...
    World War II veteran Hank Kudzik, 93, poses for a portrait at the Naval Heritage Center following the “Sea of White” ceremony, June 5 in Washington, D.C., that remembers the Battle of Midway at the United States Navy Memorial.
    07/14/2018 - 4:59 am | View Website
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