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’ on biking mission against trafficking
    About 200 “kung fu nuns” kicked off a month-long journey from Nepal through India today, swapping their flowing maroon robes for lycra leggings to raise awareness about human trafficking and gender equality. The Buddhist nuns are trained in martial ...
    12/23/2017 - 1:06 pm | View Link
  • 25 years ago, 5 nuns were murdered in Liberia. Their legacy continues today.
    In a story from Feb. 9, 1993, BND reporter Doug Moore wrote what forensic experts ... Reports indicated they were ambushed on the road by soldiers of the National Patriotic Front of Liberia, led by Charles Taylor, who later denied his forces had been ...
    10/31/2017 - 8:00 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 chapel and which is now to be seen in the modern Selmun ...
    01/30/2017 - 1:13 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 eight-hectare site. Sister-in-charge Jean Frances ...
    06/24/2014 - 8:10 pm | View Link
  • Pope: Pray for abducted nuns in Syria
    A woman identifying herself as the mother superior of nearby Saidnaya Greek Orthodox convent said a caller phoned after they were first taken just to say that they were safe. Syrian state media SANA reported that "armed terrorists" took the nuns, implying ...
    12/4/2013 - 1:21 am | View Link
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  • Battle of New Orleans
    The Battle of New Orleans was a series of engagements fought between December 14, 1814 and January 18, 1815, constituting the last major battle of the War of 1812. American combatants, commanded by Major General Andrew Jackson, prevented a much larger British force, commanded by Admiral Alexander Cochrane and General Edward Pakenham, from seizing New Orleans and the vast territory the United ...
    03/15/2018 - 7:11 pm | View Website
  • Culture Wars
    Carl Rogers and the IHM Nuns: Sensitivity Training, Psychological Warfare and the "Catholic Problem" by E. Michael Jones, Ph.D. During the summer of 1966, at the end of the Second Vatican Council and the beginning of the sexual revolution, the world seemed alive to new sexual possibilities, especially for Catholic nuns and priests, many of whom confidently expected that the Catholic Church’s ...
    03/15/2018 - 3:55 am | View Website
  • Battle of Crete
    Battle of Crete; Part of the Mediterranean and Middle East theatre of the Second World War: German paratroopers (Fallschirmjäger) landing on Crete, May 1941
    03/13/2018 - 10:06 pm | View Website
  • Mecha-Mooks
    The mechanical soldiers (that are controlled by an AI mainframe) that were being built by the Villain Protagonist in the Mass Effect fanfic The Council Era qualify, as well as Elite Mooks, as their programming is comparable to a veteran soldier in terms of skill.; The Trashtors from Hottie 3: The Best Fan Fic in the World.. The Mechanauts in Hottie 4: Even Better Sequel.
    03/12/2018 - 10:32 am | View Website
  • Women In The Civil War | HistoryNet
    Women In The Civil War summary: There were many women playing important roles in the Civil War, including nurses, spies, soldiers, abolitionists, civil rights advocates and promoters of women’s suffrage.Most women were engaged in supplying the troops with food, clothing, medical supplies, and even money through fundraising.
    03/12/2018 - 1:50 am | View Website
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