France: Traditional Sisters Refuse to Compromise, Ask for Dispensation from Vows 34 out of the 39 sisters of the Little Sisters of Mary have asked to be dispensed from their vows. Founded in 1949, they run four nursing homes in the dioceses of Laval and Toulouse, France. The sisters use the Novus Ordo in Latin. In 2012 they returned to their old habit. More here.