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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:

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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:

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Memorial of the Carmelite Sisters of Compiegne

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Today is the memorial of the sixteen martyred Carmelite Sisters of Compiegne, killed during the “Reign of Terror” of the French Revolution. They were accused by the revolutionary Committee of Surveillance of living a communal life of prayer and obedience to their superior. Learn more from TCC’s own Melissa Musick after the jump:

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