Koop, a 72-year-old nun who signs her emails "Peace to you," was horrified by the news.
Mother Antonia Brenner, a twice-divorced socialite, renounced Hollywood glitz to live as a nun in a Mexican prison.
The “enduring reality” at the 400 religious institutes she visited, the nun said, was “one of fidelity, joy, and hope.”
I began with a voice that fit the image of the nun giving birth, and then I pushed the voice ahead.
A nun from El Salvador has given birth to a baby boy in Italy—and named the child after Pope Francis.
The nun said her farewells, but not one to Harry Belfield, who had already strolled off along the road.
I hope you are a better Christian than to think of living a nun, he?
But time has altered me very much, and quite lately I let a nun pass without saying anything to her.
There was no longer a bride in a white skirt, but a nun in a black robe.
The circumstance of the nun, "who never saw the day," is not entirely imaginary.
Old English nunne "nun, vestal, pagan priestess, woman devoted to religious life under vows," from Late Latin nonna "nun, tutor," originally (along with masc. nonnus) a term of address to elderly persons, perhaps from children's speech, reminiscent of nana (cf. Sanskrit nona, Persian nana "mother," Greek nanna "aunt," Serbo-Croatian nena "mother," Italian nonna, Welsh nain "grandmother;" see nanny).
A female member of a religious order, living in a convent, whose work is confined to the convent. The term is also applied broadly to other female members of religious orders (“sisters”) who often live outside their convents and work as teachers, nurses, social workers, or administrators.