The Life Panelists
Through education, forgiveness, self-knowledge, power of witness and service, sisters and their congregation are making a difference in the face of racism, religious zealotry, gun violence, tribalism and other forms of violence. This month, Global Sisters Report's Life panelists wrote to talk about how their communities have been impacted by guns, crime, war or other forms of violence — and how they responded.
The Life – Sister panelists and their congregations are battling against what one sister calls the "scourge of trafficking." They focus on prevention, awareness and rehabilitation of survivors.
The Life: Sister panelists talk about how they and their communities are responding to Francis' Gaudete et Exsultate, with its emphasis on the Beatitudes as Christians' "identity card."
The Life: Has the church left young people? Do youth have enough adult leadership? Are we listening to their wisdom? Is the church truly home? Do they feel responsible and valued? Here is what our sister panelists said.