The National Black Sisters' Conference, LCWR and several U.S. congregations released statements condemning white supremacy and gun violence following the May 14 shooting in Buffalo in which 10 Black people were killed.
Monday Starter: "Building bridges with people, especially those most in need, is a call to be closer to those who need us and are waiting for us," outgoing president Sr. Jolanta Kafka said at the UISG assembly in Rome.
The Leadership Conference of Women Religious will honor Sr. Pat Murray, executive secretary of the International Union of Superiors General, with the 2022 Outstanding Leadership Award at this year's LCWR assembly.
The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues is focusing on the ways extractive industries harm Indigenous people and their lands. Rarely do industries seek Indigenous consent, speakers said.