Nuns on the Bus Blog

Global Sisters Report is reporting from the road with frequent updates and photos as the fifth annual NETWORK Nuns on the Bus Tour Mend the Gaps gets on the road July 11-29, 2016. Earlier, GSR covered Bridge the Divides, Transform Politics during an eight-state journey Sept. 10-24, 2015, and also the 10-state We the People, We the Voters tour Sept. 17-Oct. 20, 2014; those blogs are below.

Becoming ‘It’

Nuns on the Bus Blog in Nashville - We Nuns on the Bus are on the road to hear the stories of people we meet and take them with us to Washington. These encounters are opening us to new realities, new understandings and new possibilities.

The multiplication of energies

Nuns on the Bus Blog - As the “We the People, We the Voters” tour of Nuns on the Bus wraps up, one aspect of my experience riding on the bus still intrigues me.  From the very first day, what mystified me was the amount of energy we were feeling. “One huge swoosh of energy” was what I wrote at the end of that first day.

Nuns on the Bus - Days 18-21 in North Carolina

Nuns on the Bus Blog - Tuesday evening, after a Town Hall for the 100% at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Charlotte, N.C., the Nuns on the Bus went on a short break. They had spent four days in the state, which just had its restrictive voter registration laws ruled "OK" by the U.S. Supreme Court. The ruling on Wednesday overturns the Fourth Circuit Court's Oct. 1 reinstatement of same-day voter registration and out-of-precinct voting.