The Dominicans at Lourdes Convent want to convert a corridor of bedrooms into a temporary housing unit for two women who are homeless and their young children. But their lawyer next-door neighbor has taken his objections to City Hall.
After being honored as a Woman of Courage, a Salesian sister from Syria said President Donald Trump's decision to bomb a Syrian air base is a step back from peace.
Sr. Stella Storch, a Dominican Sister of Sinsinawa, learned firsthand in 2000 that Tanzanian orphans whose parents were decimated by AIDS are treated like second-class citizens, left vulnerable to trafficking. Fourteen years ago, she started a school now run by sisters in Tanzania that includes a variety of training programs to assist young people.
In Kenya, the Dominican Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart and the Dimesse Sisters have learned how to produce bounty from a small footprint of land, and they're passing those skills onto others.
It's time again to consider civil disobedience. When does it have power and meaning? Is it ever effective? What elements go into the planning? What are the penalties, and what are the benefits?
Benebikira 'Sister Listeners' offer informal counseling to both victims and perpetrators of the violence during the Rwanda genocide, seeking to forge a bridge of understanding. Their roles as listeners are especially important during the anniversary of the genocide.
The Eighth Station is a fitting meditation for a cluster of my experiences in India that illustrate how church people continue to live this moment in the passion of Jesus — a moment of compassion.
When a Kansas City-based congregation of sisters hosted two groups of university students in search of an atypical spring break service experience, both the sisters and students got a boost.
Sr. Catherine Hughes, a Sister of Notre Dame de Namur for 69 years and a former superior general for her congregation, died March 22 in Liverpool, England, after a brief illness. She was 94.
Benedictine Sr. Vivian Ivantic turns 104 in August. Speaking with Global Sisters Report, Sister Vivian reflected on the blessings women religious experienced from Vatican II, her time as a teacher, and her thoughts on women priests.