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Women entering religious communities with and without habits

Blog Published: August 14, 2012

For the past few years a lot of misinformation has been spread asserting that only “traditional” communities whose sisters wear the habit have been receiving new vocations, while religious communities whose sisters do not wear the habit are “dying out.” Typically this misinformation is accompanied by rather equally untrue and rather uncharitable claims regarding Catholic sisters and nuns who do not wear a habit.

Are some people naturally more religious?

Podcast Recorded: April 11, 2012

In this Random Nun Clip, we talk with Sister Patricia Wittberg, SC, about the idea of a "religious virtuoso" and whether some people are just more oriented to religion than are other people. Hear the full In Good Faith podcast at IGF016.

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