Adrian Dominican Sr. Corinne Florek spoke to GSR about leading the Religious Communities Impact Fund. The fund's members, all women religious communities, pool their investment money, which enables larger loans, less paperwork and more effective financing.
Fr. Thomas Vu Quang Trung, who was executive secretary of the Vietnamese bishops' Committee on Consecrated Life for nine years, talks with GSR about sisters' ministries and challenges in the local church.
There are currently 14,500 registered Catholics in Iceland, just about 4% of the country's total population, and only an estimated 2,000 who are native Icelanders, but, of course, there are sisters here.
Sr. Dorothy Ann Kundinger, a member of the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration, cared for Sr. Thea Bowman, of the same community, from shortly after her cancer diagnosis in 1984 to her death in 1990