Maryknoll Sisters celebrate 100 years of ministry in China

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.

Sister calls protection of voting rights a moral issue at Georgetown forum

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 sister who supported Zimbabwe's freedom struggle dies at 79

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. 

Forum puts Catholic social teaching perspective on pandemic

Casting the coronavirus pandemic as a moral issue, a Georgetown University forum explored how Catholic social teaching could be brought to bear.