Posts Tagged ‘religious order’

Queenstown loses its last Dominican sister

Friday, April 8th, 2016

Queenstown’s only Dominican sister is leaving, 133 years after members of the religious order first arrived in the town. Sr Mary Anna Beard, OP, leaves for new pastures on Saturday, reported the Otago Daily Times. “There is a sadness in our presence not being here, but the people will carry this charism on,” Sr Mary Read more

Five religious orders release files on clergy sex abuse in Los Angeles

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

Confidential personnel records from five Catholic religious orders in Los Angeles, California, were released to victims of clergy sex abuse on Wednesday. The papers, which were released under the terms of a $660 million settlement agreement reached in 2007, pertain to a dozen priests, brothers and nuns accused of sexual misconduct in the landmark 2007 Read more