From A Nun's Life podcasts - Nuns know how to get things done! Ursuline Sr. Michele Morek shares her experience working at the United Nations when she was coalition coordinator of UNANIMA International.
More than 31% of Citigroup shareholders supported a resolution brought by Catholic congregations that called for a review of the bank's financing policies around climate change and Indigenous rights. The vote took place April 25.
Catholic sisters — with a 50-year history of advocating for Brazilian Indigenous populations — continue to show up in solidarity, as tribes such as the Karipuna and Yanomami struggle to maintain their land and culture.
Sisters are helping compile a list of all boarding schools that Catholic entities ran from the 1820s to the 1960s. During this time, tens of thousands of Native American children endured abuse at boarding schools across the U.S.
GSR Today - One of the rewards of covering the work of Catholic sisters is having the chance to step back occasionally and reflect on both the progress women have made worldwide and the ongoing challenges they face.
At the 67th Commission on the Status of Women this March, dozens of Catholic sisters and thousands of female activists focused on innovation and education in the digital age as a means to promote gender equality.
While the war in Ukraine is still going on, it is important to stay alive, not to succumb to the temptation of an easy and false peace. To remain human, we need to be open to the pain of others and our own.
Realizing it had been a year since the Ukraine-Russia war broke out, I intensified my prayers for its end. I also researched the war's global impact: I was surprised how much the war has affected so many people in India.
GSR Today - Call it a prompting by the Holy Spirit. When I asked to go along on a trip to Ukraine, that leap into the unknown took me on a long path of meeting Catholics who are helping victims of this terrible war.