First Arrest After Chilling Gang Rape Of Indian Nun In Convent

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Louise Ridley | Posted 26.03.2015 | UK

Police investigating the rape of a 74-year-old nun in India have made their first arrest in the case which caused mass protests, nearly two weeks afte...

Tristram Hunt Under Fire For 'Sneering' At Nuns On #BBCQT

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 01.05.2015 | UK Politics

Tristram Hunt has been forced to apologise after questioning the quality of nuns' teaching on BBC Question Time. On Thursday night's programme, La...

Stop Everything. A Group Of Irish Nuns Just Did The Ice Bucket Challenge.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK Comedy

Typical. Just when you were possibly getting a little bit bored of the ice bucket challenge, a load of nuns come along and do it. Yes, all hail (Ma...

Your Sisters: Breaking Old Habits

Francesca Gosling | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Francesca Gosling

Honest to God (ahem) the two most inspirational feminists I have met to date have both been nuns. And their opinions on sex gave me a lot to think about as well.

'I Did Not Know I Was Pregnant'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A nun who gave birth to a baby boy on Wednesday says she had no idea she was pregnant. The 31-year-old Salvadorean woman was initially rushed to ho...

Mother Teresa on Trial

Daniel Scott Lintott | Posted 19.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Daniel Scott Lintott

Mother Teresa is a name synonymous with goodness, kindness and humility. Under scrutiny this image crumbles in the wake of someone who was surely a fraud who propagated the Catholic Church more than she did the relief of poverty.

'The Nuns Have Destroyed My Life'

PA | Posted 05.02.2013 | UK

Maureen Sullivan is the youngest known survivor admitted to one of the Magdalene laundries. She was an innocent 12-year-old child when taken from h...

Irish Government Says Sorry To Victims Of 'Magdalene Laundries'

PA | Posted 05.02.2013 | UK

The Irish government has apologised to the thousands of women locked up in Catholic-run workhouses known as Magdalene laundries between 1922 and 1996....

Topless FEMEN Members In Nuns Habits Storm Same Sex Marriage Protests In France

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.11.2012 | UK

Topless FEMEN protestors wearing nuns habits stormed French protests against gay marriage this weekend. More than 100,000 people organised by Cath...

'I'm Not A Muslim Terrorist, I'm A Catholic Nun'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.07.2012 | UK Politics

A nun has been found guilty of sending threatening letters containing white powder to parliamentary figures including Nick Clegg, whom she accused of ...