Chris Herlinger is international correspondent to Global Sisters Report and also writes on humanitarian and international issues for NCR. He has reported from South Sudan and Darfur, Sudan, as well as numerous other locales, including Haiti, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Israel and the Occupied Territories, Kenya and Ethiopia and Liberia. He is the co-author, with Paul Jeffrey, of books on Haiti and Darfur, published by Seabury, and a third, on global hunger, published in 2015.

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Monday Starter: Simon & Schuster publishes book on spirituality by Daughters of St. Paul

The Daughters of Saint Paul actively embrace social media, using platforms like Instagram, Twitter and Facebook to evangelize. In a new book published by Simon & Schuster, eight sisters share reflections about living a spiritual life in a busy world.

Monday Starter: UISG webinar poses questions about kindness and care

Sr. Maryanne Loughry said the physical, economic, social and psychological toll of the pandemic has heightened awareness in the world about the need for kindness. She led a discussion during a webinar that addressed care as a mission of women religious.

Monday Starter: Advocacy group says death penalty decision is only a first step

Monday Starter – Sr. Helen Prejean among Catholics signing petition to commute sentences of those on federal death row; Franciscan Sr. Ilia Delio to deliver keynote at Laudato Si' conference; LCWR webinar will focus on human trafficking

Assassination of Haitian president could put nation into further turmoil, sisters say

The July 7 assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse does not change sisters' belief that the Moïse government was an impediment to human rights and ongoing political and social turmoil continues to affect day-to-day life.