It was 100 years ago — on Sept. 24, 1921 — when the Maryknoll Sisters first set sail from Vancouver, British Columbia, to China, the order's first mission.
With state legislatures considering proposals to limit ballot access, "as people of faith, I think we need to care about these debates and these decisions because of the rights of the least and the most vulnerable are not being guarded and protected," said Sr. Anita Baird in a Georgetown University panel.
Maryknoll Sr. Janice McLaughlin, who ministered in southern Africa for nearly 40 years and was jailed for supporting Zimbabwe's freedom struggle, died Mar. 7 in New York, at age 79.
Casting the coronavirus pandemic as a moral issue, a Georgetown University forum explored how Catholic social teaching could be brought to bear.