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Submitted by Mr.JJ (Australia), Sep 1, 2008 at 07:09

Mr.Proud Indian, please correct me if i m wrong it is true that in Christianity you cannot get close to your lord unless you left normal way of live,

To be a Roman Catholic nun, one must

Live in a convent, cloister, or monastery;

belong to an order in which the members eventually take the solemn vows; and

recite the Liturgy of the Hours or other prayers together with her community.

Nuns are restricted from leaving the cloister, though some may engage in teaching or other vocational work depending on the strictness of enforcement, which is up to the monastery itself. Visitors are not allowed into the monastery to freely associate with nuns. In essence, the work of a nun is within the confines of her monastery, while the work of a sister is in the greater world. Both sisters and nuns are addressed as "Sister".

There may be both nuns and sisters within a religious order. For instance, the Poor Clares (sometimes known as "Second Order Franciscans") are cloistered nuns following the Franciscan tradition, while the Sisters of St. Francis are among the many groups of "Third Order Franciscan Regulars" who exist to teach, work in hospitals or with the poor or perform other ministries; there are also groups of cloistered Dominican nuns, and groups of Dominican sisters who are dedicated to teaching or working with the sick.

Regards,

Mr.JJ

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