Melanie Lidman

Melanie Lidman is a freelance journalist in San Francisco. Originally from Boston and a graduate of the University of Maryland, she previously worked for the Times of Israel and as Africa and the Middle East for Global Sisters Report. Previously, Lidman was the Jerusalem metro reporter for the Jerusalem Post.

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On Earth Day's 50th anniversary, bees buzz with hope for California sisters

Handing the pen to sisters: sister theologians in Myanmar

In time for Christmas: US family discovers Chinese nuns who rescued adopted baby daughter

Seeking Refuge: Jordan takes in masses of Syrians but prefers they don't stay

Refugee students want 'a future after all the trauma they've had'

Seeking Refuge: Ugandans, displaced once themselves, welcome South Sudan refugees

Behold the place: Sisters teach Catholicism from Jewish perspective in heart of Jerusalem

Q & A with Sr. Theresa Perera, lending a hand to Jordan's migrant workers

Q & A with Sr. Cypriana Lyu on becoming a refugee in Uganda with her whole parish

Asylum seekers in Israel try to weave a safety net as deportation looms

Q & A with Sr. Rosemary Nyirumbe, using fame as a springboard to shout

Heart of forgiveness: Ugandan women once child soldiers now lead peace

Q & A with Catherine Sexton, revealing sisters' theology through research

Kenya election gives sisters another venue to practice presence

Handing the pen to sisters: Uganda

ACWECA meeting: Eastern and Central African sisters share experiences, agree to focus on formation

Disabled youth find a home and visibility with Chinese sisters

Q & A with Sr. Ma Suling, filling a void rent by history in China

Tutsis and Hutus practice the multiplication of love and fishes

Sisters help expand coverage and care in model health system of Rwanda