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  1. Leader of global sisters' group envisions Catholic nuns serving as deacons

    Joshua J. McElwee Catholic sisters could be of greater service to the church in various parts of the world were they able to "go a step further" and be ordained as deacons, says Sr. Carmen Sammut, president of the International Union o...

    05/23/2016 - 11:22am

  2. Sisters of Earth seek planet literacy, look to indigenous wisdom at upcoming conference

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    05/06/2016 - 1:11pm

  3. UN Paris Agreement signed, hoped to be catalyst for change

    ... change. New York, N.Y. Environment ...

    04/25/2016 - 12:35pm

  4. Bangladesh a climate-change test-case as COP21 gets underway in Paris

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    04/20/2016 - 12:33pm

  5. Refugee life in Lebanon's Beqaa Valley has similar challenges to being in Beruit

    Chris Herlinger GSR Today - After a week of experiencing the frenetic pace of Beirut, a day spent in the Beqaa Valley offers the opportunity for a bit of respite: mountainous landscapes, green valleys, crisp air free of the humidit...

    05/03/2016 - 1:20pm

  6. Political unrest, threats do not deter Friends of the Poor Sisters in India

    Saji Thomas The Deen Bandhu Samaj order is known for its courage under fire. It was founded in 1978 by Carmelite Bishop Paulinus Jeerakath of Jagdalpur, who drew together a dozen nuns from various congregations looking for a challengin...

    04/28/2016 - 4:21am

  7. Refugees in Jordan seek solace in starting new lives amid uncertainty

    Chris Herlinger People who have fled from wars in Iraq and Syria are among the 1 million refugees who live in camps or other provisional-seeming housing in Jordan. On the surface, life has its daily rhythms that are free from the catas...

    04/14/2016 - 10:33am

  8. When it comes to the environment, are we providing bread or stones?

    ... Minnesota. Capital E: Earth Environment COP21 Paris ...

    01/28/2016 - 5:56pm

  9. 'Pray It Forward' social media campaign focuses on sisters' many ministries

    Dan Russo Catholic News Service A new social media campaign developed by Sisters United News is designed to help remind people of that fact. A group of 12 Midwest ...

    03/14/2016 - 10:06am

  10. Poet Wendell Berry bequests farm to Dominican Sisters of Peace college

    Judith Valente Religion News Service Poet Wendall Berry, 81, is passing on his family's ... St. Catharine, Kentucky Environment ...

    02/10/2016 - 2:17pm

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