Dan Stockman is national correspondent for Global Sisters Report. He was a reporter at daily newspapers in Michigan, Illinois and Indiana for nearly two decades before joining GSR in 2014.

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Meeting people's need for clean water changes sisters' lives, too

Global Sisters Report: For Art Roche, the realization came somewhere between helping haul 400-lb. steel pipes up a mountain in the Honduran heat and humidity, using trees and 10 or 15 people to bend the pipes as needed, twisting giant pipe wrenches to thread pipe sections together, and being outworked by his Honduran compatriots.

As Trump visits border, Pimentel and other sisters keep up their witness

Though not allowed to speak at Trump's roundtable, Sr. Norma Pimentel described asylum-seekers' plight in an open letter. Meanwhile, a host of women religious have volunteered at the border in recent months.

Congregations seek sustainability through goals to reduce waste, go organic

Global Sisters Report: Three congregations are charting toward a sustainable tomorrow by establishing goals for efficiency, and applying principles like permaculture to community life.

Sr. Thea Bowman takes step further toward canonization with bishops' vote

Global Sisters Report: The U.S. bishops have endorsed the trailblazing African-American sister's sainthood cause, which is being undertaken by her home Diocese of Jackson, Mississippi.