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.
Sr. Linnet Antony believes music nourishes the soul and leads humans to peace and tranquility. Music, she says, has the power to help people reach higher levels of self-awareness and experience God.
A team of 10 of us spoke to people at shelters that give some relief to those who sleep in the open air. We heard firsthand stories of how people grapple with life on the periphery in India.
A broad investor coalition involving religious orders, labor unions and state pension funds that control more than $3 trillion in assets is working with the nation's leading drug distributors as corporate annual meeting season nears.
Writing is an essential tool, the way sister theologians in Myanmar can share their thoughts and ideas with people around the world and ensure the diversity of theological thought. Here, five sisters who participated in the writing workshop share their stories.
When my view of religious life was shaken to the core, a spectacle of dolphins I once witnessed totally altered my perspective and became a great spiritual teacher.
"The Lord really wants there to be a path of fidelity and greater coherence, and I feel that there is great potential in intercongregational work, that the more things we take on intercongregationally, the more we can achieve."
Reform starts with ordinary Catholics because we are the ones who financially support the present failed system. We are complicit in the sins of that system if we are not involved in creating inclusive structures of accountability.
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