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Catholic Nuns Target Of Violence In Haiti

Violence against nuns and priests escalates in Haiti, seemingly tied to anxiety over upcoming elections.

April 1, 2015

Nuns sue strip club, saying it’s too close to convent

By Robert McKoppin, Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — A group of nuns is suing to shut down a strip club next to their convent in Stone Park, Ill., that the sisters say keeps them awake at night. The Missionary Sisters of St. Charles Borromeo Scalabrinians say in the suit that Club Allure has ruined their peace […]

June 17, 2014

Assad Military Advance In Western Syria Pushed Deal That Led To Nuns’ Release, Official Says

By Mitchell Prothero, McClatchy Foreign Staff BEIRUT — The deal that saw the release over the weekend of 13 Syrian nuns who had been abducted in December by anti-government fighters happened largely because rebel forces fear they are about to lose control of the area where the nuns were being held. Lebanese security officials familiar […]

March 10, 2014