GSR Today - "We need to look as a nation to our obligations and reach out to help people — especially since we are a rich nation. The U.S. government is obliged to help people in desperate situations."
Sisters of the Daughters of the Divine Love run Charity Home, which provides food, shelter, clothing, and medical and education services to homeless or abandoned children and children from poor families across Nigeria.
The crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane bound for Nairobi, Kenya, killed 157 people, including Our Lady of the Angels Sr. Florence Wangari, Mariannhill Fr. George Mukua Kageche, and four Ethiopian staff working with Catholic Relief Services.
The sister from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods in Indiana explains how the idea to offer a retreat for mothers originated at a family Thanksgiving — and why we should all act more like the alpacas at the sisters' eco center.
NAGPUR, INDIA - Maria Niwas, the orphanage run by the Salesian Sisters of Mary Immaculate in Nagpur, has helped children get a good start in life for more than a century. Over the years, when those children became adults with families of their own, they keep regular contact with the orphanage and give support to their "siblings" living there now.
Sr. Orla Treacy, an Irish Loreto sister who helps run a boarding school in South Sudan that she and her order started, whose work in the country, has continued for more than a decade, is one of 10 recipients of the 2019 U.S. Department of State's International Women of Courage Award.
Commentary - The Irish nun, head of Loreto Schools in Rumbek, received the State Department international award for her courage, inner strength and fierce dedication to female empowerment.
A campaign by faith-based investors and investment networks, spearheaded by a New York congregation of women religious, led the nation's largest consumer bank to announce it intended to stop investing in private prison firms.
Human trafficking has been worsened by Zimbabwe's dire economic situation. Longtime Zimbabwe resident Sr. Janice McLaughlin works with fellow Maryknollers on the issue, through awareness and education, research and advocacy, and trauma counseling.
From A Nun's Life podcasts - In this Random Nun Clip, the sisters talk about the Felicians' new ministry in Detroit. They are starting with listening to what people's needs are — and starting with hospitality and food.
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