Posts Tagged ‘International Union of Superiors General (UISG)’

Catholic nuns say Vatican still a patriarchy but improving

Monday, October 30th, 2023

An umbrella group of Catholic nuns says that, while men dominate the Catholic Church, it is making progress. Women are being given a stronger voice says the International Union of Superiors General (UISG). The Vatican patriarchy is giving way somewhat. Pope Francis has appointed a few women in senior Vatican managerial positions. He also gave Read more

Our religious sisters are burning out

Thursday, March 12th, 2020

Religious sisters all over the world are burning out. The International Union of Superiors General (UISG) in Rome has set up a three-year study to find ways to respond to religious sisters’ needs. Stress and burnout are major reasons many women abandon religious life. The UISGs initiative was highlighted in the monthly women’s supplement of Read more