12.15
TCC Radio: Nuns on the Ranch Give a Heavenly Twist to Beef

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You might be familiar with breweries run by monks, but not everyone knows that many abbeys and convents also have roots in ranching and agriculture, combining farm work with prayer. More from NPR after the jump:

8.27
Murdered Nuns ‘Living Angels’ to Their Neighbors

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Before Sr. Margaret Held and Sr. Paula Merrill were murdered at home in Mississippi, they were helping patients who said they were doing God’s work on Earth. May they rest in peace. More from The Daily Beast here: Murdered Nuns ‘Living Angels’ to Their Neighbors. Photo after the jump:

8.12
TCC Video: Meet the Singing, Anti-Fracking Nuns

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The Sisters of Loretto, who have been tending their crops and living a life of prayer outside Louisville Kentucky since the early 1800s, are leading the fight against fracking and climate change.  Watch the video from Mother Jones after the jump: