Q & A

Q & A with Sr. Jeannette Londadjim, living and teaching for justice and peace

A native of Chad, St. Joseph Sr. Jeannette Londadjim was forced to flee her homeland with her family because of the bloody civil war that broke out in the mid-1960s. Her work has taken her throughout Africa, educating young people, working with migrants and refugees, and helping bishops' conferences deal with issues of development, the environment and racism. 

Q & A with Sr. Joan Dawber, providing secure housing for victims of trafficking

Sr. Joan Dawber is the founder and executive director of LifeWay Network, an organization in the New York City metropolitan area that provides secure housing for survivors of both labor and sex trafficking. She spoke to GSR about the importance of community living in LifeWay Network's work.

Q & A with Sr. Monique Tarabeh after a visit to her hometown in war-torn Syria

Good Shepherd Sr. Monique Tarabeh's visit home in July and August was gut-wrenching. Tarabeh grew up in Damascus, Syria, and her family still lives there despite the ongoing civil war that started in 2011. The conflict has killed hundreds of thousands of people and forced millions to flee to safety in other nations.

Q & A with Sr. Carla Magnaghi, caring for people with disabilities in South Sudan

In South Sudan, Sr. Carla Magnaghi helps oversee a center that provide care and schooling for mentally and physically disabled children. She talks with GSR about increasing awareness and acceptance of disability in the area, and speaks about what she has witnessed during her 15 years in the country.

Q & A with Colette Parker: 'This is not about the flag. This is about justice'

Colette Parker was excited about the start of the NFL season. But Parker, an associate with the Dominican Sisters of Peace in Ohio, won't be watching her beloved Chicago Bears this fall. Her personal boycott is not because she disagrees with players who are kneeling during the national anthem, though.