Posts Tagged ‘Discalced Carmelites’

Argentinian judge recognises gender abuse of Carmelite nuns

Monday, April 8th, 2024
Gender abuse

A breakthrough court ruling has found Argentinian archbishop Mario Cargnello and three Catholic officials guilty of gender abuse. All four must undergo psychological treatment and training in gender discrimination, Judge Carolina Cáceres decreed. Cáceres’s breakthrough ruling found the accused had abused 20 cloistered of Discalced Carmelite nuns for over twenty years. Although the archbishop and Read more

Vatican cardinal honours Jewish Catholic saint at Auschwitz

Thursday, August 11th, 2022
Martyred at Auschwitz

Eighty years after Edith Stein’s death at Auschwitz, a Vatican cardinal has said Mass in her honour near the former death camp. Raised as a Jew, Stein was an atheist philosopher who converted to Catholicism in 1921 when she was 30. She became a Discalced Carmelite nun in 1938 and took the name Sr Teresa Read more

Police raid cloistered convent of Discalced Carmelites

Friday, September 16th, 2016

Police raided a cloistered convent of Discalced Carmelites after a magazine published testimony from two former nuns, who claimed they were subjected to elements of torture and that the abbess wouldn’t allow them to leave the cloister. After the police raid in the northeastern province of Entre Rios, Argentina in late August, the two nuns Read more