Children grow stronger at Panama City orphanage, realize their right to be 'just kids'

Under the guidance of some Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul,  Hogar San Jose de Malambo is home to 140 children from all over the world who were either abandoned by parents or brought to get treatment for life-threatening illnesses that their families could not afford. Just outside Panama City, the orphanage is 127 years old.

Q & A with Sr. Virginia Searing, building peace after decades of Guatemalan civil war

Global Sisters Report spoke with Charity Sr. Virginia Searing, who reflected on decades of work in Guatemala and at the Barbara Ford Peace Center, a nonprofit she co-founded that focuses on human and spiritual development. Searing works to aid the mental health of victims of the Guatemalan civil war.