Maureen Fiedler, SL, is the host of Interfaith Voices, a public radio show, heard on 62 radio stations in North America. She has been involved in interfaith activities for more than three decades as an active participant in coalitions working for social justice, racial and gender equality, and peace. Her special interests lie at the intersection of theology and public policy. She is a Sister of Loretto, and holds a Ph.D. in Government from Georgetown University in Washington.

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Finding hope in spite of Trump

NCR Today: I must admit it is difficult finding hope in this "Time of Trump." But hope is possible. Most important for retaining hope: Pope Francis is still in the Vatican.


'Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses ...'

NCR Today: Trump's "points" system is not what this country is about. We have long welcomed a diversity of immigrants who seek what we regard as precious: freedom and opportunity.

Sisters' protests crucial in halting health care repeal

NCR Today:  NETWORK organized Catholics nationwide to express their displeasure with Senate Republicans' health care legislation.

Where are the bishops on health care?

The health care bill that has been suspended in the Senate for weeks — after a very close passage in the House and some modifications — is dead. May it rest in peace.