Dan Stockman is national correspondent for Global Sisters Report. He was a reporter at daily newspapers in Michigan, Illinois and Indiana for nearly two decades before joining GSR in 2014.
Since 1993, Sr. M. Elise Kriss has served as president for the University of St. Francis in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Before her June 30 retirement, she reflected with GSR on the university's growth.
Instead of selling off 25 acres of prime urban real estate, the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph in New Orleans went ahead with a visionary architect's plan to manage stormwater.
New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan is hearing from some sisters in congregational leadership, who worry that his open admiration of President Trump communicates wider approval on behalf of the Catholic Church.
Cycling with Sisters, a series of bike rides to draw attention to the social justice work of Catholic women religious, is canceling or postponing most of its schedule because of the COVID-19 pandemic.