Pope shakes up cloisters with new norms focused on prayer, centralization

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The following comes from a July 22 Catholic News Agency article by Elise Harris: Amid modern challenges emerging from a culture which provides increasingly easier access to outside distractions, Pope Francis has issued new norms for women’s cloistered communities, which place a special emphasis on prayer and the centralization of communities. He cautioned that the “silent … [Read more...]