- Aug 4, 2021
The Norbetine Fathers are marking their 900th anniversary.
Leaders from dozens of religious orders dedicated to providing health care services and residential homes for the elderly and the disabled reaffirmed their commitment to continue serving the most vulnerable as the global pandemic continues.
A new documentary in Ireland has detailed a series of illegal adoptions facilitated by religious orders in the country, which involved the creation of false birth certificates.
Koningshoeven Abbey in The Netherlands has launched an online platform for aspiring monks: eNovice. This digital novitiate is a world first, according to the Dutch Trappists.
The Passionist Fathers will commemorate the 300th anniversary of their founding with a jubilee celebration centered on renewing the commitment to proclaiming Christ’s Passion as a sign of hope and love for humanity.
On Wednesday the Vatican ordered the closure of its own museums as part of a new, broader national lockdown in Italy, and also required local bishops to seek Rome’s approval before creating new religious orders.
The Marianists religious order on Wednesday released the names of 46 living and dead religious leaders who they claim sexually abused minors, the latest of several Catholic organizations to complete an investigation and publicly name the accused.
With restrictions beginning to lift in many parts of the world hit by the COVID-19 coronavirus, in many of these places religious orders will be on the front lines of the recovery process, from education to healthcare to assisting the poor.