Our lives are mission: Sisters reflect on Pope Francis' call to holiness

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."

Sisters know what youth need to stay 'in' the church

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.

When it comes to politics, sisters are dedicated to confronting pervasive structures of oppression

Global Sisters Report: When we asked them whether sisters should be politically active, the panelists for October all answered with a resounding "yes." As one sister put it, "Attending to the vulnerable is the mission of religious life." And that is, at heart, politics.

Including everyone: How sisters go to 'ends of the earth' to share Jesus

For September's installment of The Life, the GSR panelists explain the ways they and their congregations have followed the command of Jesus in Matthew 28:19 to "Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations."