Sr. Norma Pimentel accepts peace award for families at border

Sr. Norma Pimentel is the 50th recipient of the award, inspired by Pope John XXIII's 1963 encyclical, "Pacem in Terris" (Peace on Earth), which called all people to secure peace among the nations.

Sr. Norma Pimentel to receive peace award from Iowa interfaith group

Sr. Norma Pimentel, whose work with asylum-seekers has been recognized by Pope Francis, Time magazine and others, will receive the Pacem in Terris Peace and Freedom Award on April 21.

Simone Campbell to get peace award

Sr. Simone Campbell, whose "Nuns on the Bus" tours for social and economic justice drew national attention, has been named recipient of the Pacem in Terris Peace and Freedom Award. The executive director of NETWORK, a nonprofit Catholic social justice lobby, will receive the award Sept. 21 in Christ the King Chapel at St. Ambrose University in Davenport.