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Why I gave up my job at NASA to become a nun

[Editors’ note: This is part of America’s space issue, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Click here to find our other stories that are out of this world.] Te n. Nine. Eight. Seven. I stood with my colleagues in the control room of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland on June 11, 2008, counting the …

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Sister Wendy Beckett, a nun who became a BBC star, dies at the age of 88

The spectators were amazed and excited, especially by some of their uninhibited rapture. From a postcital self-portrait by Sir Stanley Spencer with Patricia Preece, Sister Wendy confessed, "I love all those glittering strands of hair and her pubic hairs are so soft and fluffy." It was a sensation that was widely cited. Frank Bruni said in the Times, "The incongruity …

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Australian nun Duterte criticized leaves the Philippines

MANILA – An Australian nun who had criticized President Rodrigo Duterte's policy, including his brutal drug war, launched the return flight from the Philippines on Saturday, more than half a year after the president ordered her arrest and deportation Sister Patricia Fox, 71, who has been working in the Philippines for nearly 30 years, had exhausted all legal means to …

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Nun, who cast the perfect tone before the White Sox game, says she was selected for "youth" and agility

Sister Mary Jo Sobieck is not on the Chicago White Sox Roster, but it looks like they could use her. The Marian Catholic High School nun took the hill to the Kansas City Royals for the solemn first matchday before the team's game on Saturday. Sobieck, who celebrated the school's "White Sox Night" in Chicago's Guaranteed Price Zone, strolled confidently …

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"It's Chapter Two," The Nun "are latest scares

Bonnie Aaron plays the unholy Lady of the "Nun". (Photo: WARNER BROS.) SAN DIEGO – "What's the loser?" Bill Hader gets the erotic version of the publishing club from last year's horror hit "It" in the first recordings of "It Chapter Two" (in cinemas September 6, 2019), which was shown on Wednesday evening at the Comic-Con [19659006] The sequel filmed …

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Bishops return Australian nun in Philippines

Catholic bishops in the Philippines have appealed to immigration officials to review the order for the expulsion of an Australian missionary nun who has supported poor communities in the country for more than two decades. Sister Patricia Fox, 71 years old, nun with the Congregation of Our Lady of Sion, was ordered to leave the Philippines after the Bureau of …

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To deport Philippines Australian nun, 71, who advocates for the farmers

MANILA, Philippines – Philippine authorities have arrested and detained a 71-year-old Australian nun and intend to deport her for allegedly engaging in illegal political activities. Ucanews.com reported that immigration officials arrested Sister Patricia Fox, Philippine Supervisor of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Sion, at her monastery in Quezon City on April 16. Although the prosecutor found "no probable cause" …

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Australian nun in Philippines arrested for protest butt

A 71-year-old Australian nun was arrested on Tuesday in the Philippines because she was "involved in political activities." Another indication that the government of Rodrigo Duterte is acting against political dissidents. Sister Patricia Cox was reportedly detained. Participation in protest rallies and political activities against Duterte presidency. She was later released, but the investigation of the incident continues. Her lawyer, …

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