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7 untold vows Catholic Nuns must take

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Catholic nun vows

The words sister and nun are used interchangeably in common speech, even among sisters themselves. Technically speaking, sister is a generic term that applies to any woman who takes vows in a religious order (including nuns).

Catholic nun vows

Within Christian denominations, nuns or religious sisters, are found in Catholic church, Eastern Orthodox, Anglican, and Lutheran traditions among others.

VOWS OF CATHOLIC NUNS

1. Nuns take a vow of chastity – They live a celibate life and are not allowed to marry or get involved in Romantic relationships.

2. Vow of poverty – Before becoming a nun, one must first accept to live in poverty and renounce luxurious lives.

3. Vow of obedience – Nuns must always respect the catholic church and its leaders

4. Vow of modest clothing – Nuns must wear modest clothing when not wearing official uniforms

5. Vow of secrecy – Nuns must keep the church secrets and not authorized to talk on controversial matters unless cleared by person in charge

6. Vow of not speaking to media without authority- Catholic nuns, as decreed by Pope are not allowed to use speak to the media without approval of seniors

7. Vow of honesty – Nuns must always be honest as much as possible.

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