GSR Today - Much has been written about anti-nuclear activist Sr. Megan Rice since she was incarcerated last year. A new lengthy and in-depth article appeared this week in The New Yorker that explores why Rice and two other people – Christian pacifist Gregory Boertje-Obed and Catholic layman Michael Walli – broke into the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, in July 2012.
GSR Today - Women religious were represented at the Academy Awards on Sunday. “Ida,” a movie about a novice nun in the ‘60s that we have mentioned in this column frequently in recent months, won the Oscar for best foreign language film. It became the first Polish movie to ever win the award. We start this week’s round-up with more Oscars week wrap-up.
GSR Today - Since Global Sisters Report is about facilitating connections among women religious around the world – and to the wider world – we’re happy to share the efforts of a community looking toward the future. The Journal News in White Plains, N.Y. reported on how the Dominican Sisters of Hope have revamped, retooled and relaunched their website.