[Didja know?] “Sister” and “Nun”…..

….. are not synonymous terms. Chances are, regardless of the type of habit that she wears, if you see her out and about, if you are interacting with her (outside of a monastery), then she is a “Sister” (i.e., consecrated woman religious). Which makes “Nuns on the Bus” — however catchy that sounds — just a bit more euphemistic. If that particular group of women religious were indeed “Nuns”, then they (in all likelihood) would not be aboard such a bus to promote the ACA, or female ordination, or whatever.


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