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  1. '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

  2. Global citizenship and education key to achieve UN Sustainable Development Goals, sisters say

    Chris Herlinger Education is the undergirding foundation for all of the U.N.s Sustainable Development Goals, and to achieve that kind of "civic learning" involves advancing a social justice approach. Catholic sisters have a role to pla...

    06/07/2016 - 2:54pm

  3. A summer reading list from GSR

    Dan Stockman GSR Today - Publications just love to give readers a summer reading list, but my list is, ahem, slightly different than the usual light beach reading. Here are two very long stories you'll want to sit down and spend ti...

    07/05/2016 - 9:02am

  4. Sisters' school stands out in Guatemalan dump town

    J. Malcolm Garcia The second in our series of reports about trash management, landfills and the involvement of sisters:   The Guatemala City garbage dump is the largest landfill in Central America. More than a third of the country'...

    08/05/2016 - 11:21am

  5. Women religious' compelling personal stories take center stage in Standup Sisters project

    Jennifer Szweda Jordan GSR Today -   It was a miracle on the level of the Red Sea parting. More than 100 kids in first to seventh grades were completely silent. For an hour. In church. I'd taught catechism to some of these kids, an...

    07/20/2016 - 9:10am

  6. Q & A with Sr. Suso Kottirikal, living with and serving people with Hansen's disease

    Saji Thomas Sr. Suso Kottirikal served as boarding school hostel warden for 16 years, but she quit more than two decades ago to work with people who have Hansen's disease, also known as leprosy, and their children. Unlike others who wo...

    07/28/2016 - 4:15am

  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. Sister Reginette, Rwandan sister killed in Yemen, cared for people since she was a teenager

    Lilian Muendo Sister Reginette was one of four Missionaries of Charity sisters killed by gunmen March 4 in Yemen. She was 33. The other three sisters were Sister Marguerite, who was also from Rwanda, Sister Anselm from India, and Siste...

    06/07/2016 - 9:37am

  9. 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

  10. Let us look to the helpers

    ... – you become one of the helpers. And no matter how bad the news, that’s something we can all take comfort in. GSR Today ...

    04/13/2015 - 7:59am

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