From nun to expert midwife

On a cold day in January of 2000, Sister Joaquína Hernández Pereira rode in the back of a truck, laden with supplies and religious habits, into a rural town in the mountainous region of Oaxaca, Mexico. She had a near-impossible mission ahead

One-third of all seminarians have this in common

The population of priests in the U.S. has fallen by at least 25,000 since 1965, according to data from the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate. Over three thousand parishes were pastor-less in 2022. Around the country, parishes are closing, merging,