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The Outlaw Nuns Who Traded Their Convent for Cars, Cash and Castles

In the late 1980s, when Belgian nuns heard whispers of their bishop’s plan to snatch away their convent and sell off the artwork and holy relics, they decided that just wasn’t in God’s plans

In ‘Procession,’ Six Sexual-Abuse Survivors Turn Their Trauma into Movies

Documentarian Robert Greene discusses the extraordinarily cathartic creative collaboration he underwent with his subjects — and why he thinks it’s up to the audience to complete their film

The Vatican Is Still Harming Queer Youth

The Catholic Church’s refusal to acknowledge same-sex unions is a human rights issue

A 16th-Century Peasant Uprising Has Bleak Lessons for Our Era

Éric Vuillard’s new book, ‘The War of the Poor,’ recounts the little remembered — but resoundingly badass — German Peasants’ War