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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In Pennsylvania and DC, the abuse scandal comes home

NCR Today: I was left wondering about the priests I knew when I worked in the Pittsburgh Diocese. If there was any abuse of any kind at the time, I did not know about it.


McCarrick, regardless of office, should be subject to civil law

NCR Today: Cardinal McCarrick, whatever his office in the church, should, in fairness, be subject to the same civil laws and penalties as others facing similar accusations.


Dolly Pomerleau: a pioneer in the work of justice

NCR Today: Tri-lingual co-founder of the Quixote Center in Maryland, Dolly Pomerleau is also a founder of the Women's Ordination Conference. She is committed to rectifying injustices of any kind where her actions might make a difference.


We need to resurrect our ideal of welcoming immigrants

Thousands of Central Americans and Mexicans are seeking refuge by crossing our southern border. Most are good people fleeing desperate poverty as well as violent gangs and cartels.