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Nuns: Best thing about the Catholic Church.

July 27, 2010

Two nuns in their eighties have run away and gone into hiding after being ordered to leave their convent, and the school they teach at, to live in a retirement home. OK,  on the one hand this is a story about the wishes of elderly people not being respected. But these two nuns have found a way to resist, and from the sounds of the Independent article, have the support of the community behind them. And they’re defying the stereotype of meek and submissive little old ladies, which always makes me happy to see.

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