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Indian nun’s short film goes international

Sister Josefina filmed the movie at St. John the Evangelist School in Marol, Andheri, where she was the principal for five years

SPOTLIGHT: Fighting climate change one seed at a time

When crops turned into dead twigs, the Diocese of Sagar in India supported local farmers' move towards food security and climate-resilience

Catholic nun in Myanmar among BBC’s ‘100 women of 2021’

The BBC said the Catholic nun 'became a symbol of Myanmar’s protests following the military takeover' on February 1

South Korean nuns arrested for ‘illegal conversions’ in Nepal freed on...

The nuns spent two months in jail after a district court in the city of Pokhara rejected an earlier bail application

Christian rights group, Catholic bishop decry detention of South Korean nuns...

"The arrests … bring into question the future of religious freedom in Nepal," said William Stark the group International Christian Concern

SPOTLIGHT: A nun’s trip to a cyclone devastated Indonesian island

Taking her mission to the fringe of Asia, Sr. Laurentina SDP took a 17-hour journey to witness the suffering of the islanders

Filipino missionary nun who championed social justice dies at 67

Sister Mary Francis Añover described as someone who took an extra mile to listen to the narratives of the rural poor and the indigenous people

Sister Ann: Myanmar’s brave Kachin nun

After she knelt in front of security forces to protect civilians she became a beacon of peace and reconciliation

Myanmar nun heartened by pope citing her protection of protestors

We suffer alongside our people, says Sister Ann Rose Nu Tawng

Nun in central India accused of conversion granted anticipatory bail

Sister Bhagya accused by former school staff member fired for poor performance

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