Sister who works with Philadelphia homeless attends State of the Union

Mercy Sr. Mary Scullion, co-founder and executive director of Project HOME, an organization that helps the homeless in Philadelphia, was one of the many guests who attended the Feb. 4 State of the Union, which she hoped would draw attention to homelessness and inspire federal aid to alleviate it.

Getty Fire impacts a Catholic university, schools and retired sisters

The Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet said in a statement that they were safe and were remaining on site on the advice of the Los Angeles Fire Department and that firefighters and police were with them.

Little Sisters of the Poor again seek Supreme Court's help

The Little Sisters of the Poor filed a petition with the Supreme Court Oct. 1 asking the court to once again protect them from the contraceptive mandate of the Affordable Care Act.

Mercy sisters see moral issue behind climate change protests

Women religious, and Sisters of Mercy in particular, attended several of climate protests and stood out by wearing purple "Mercy for Justice" T-shirts and carrying pre-made signs with messages: "The climate crisis is a moral issue" and "Mercy for the earth."