Conversations with Sr. Camille: Sr. Doris Gottemoeller has served universities, health systems, seminaries, and high schools in 61 years of religious life.
Global Sisters Report
Global Sisters Report: Two months after the Ebola outbreak spiraled out of control, small signs of change are beginning to appear in Liberia.
Global Sisters Report: A Montana courtroom could be the scene of a rare occurrence in the decadeslong crisis of sex abuse in the Catholic church: women religious as defendants.
Simply Spirit: A great woman has gone from our midst. Her name is Christine Vladimiroff, and we who are passionate about reform owe profound thanks for this woman's life.
"There is an urgent need for people to reclaim our democracy. Simply put, it is being threatened by big money," Sr. Simone Campbell said.
Sr. Mai Thanh, 86, former provincial of the Congregation of Notre Dame of Vietnam, is now engaged in interfaith activities. A devoted daughter and poet, she was born to a Confucian family and converted to Catholicism, which her father, a government official and Confucian devotee, considered a foreign religion, especially because it banned its followers from conducting ceremonies to worship their ancestors.
Global Sisters Report: What led you to Catholicism?
Grace on the Margins: "As we gain wisdom ... our hope can be that we -- the whole church -- will find healing words that will both strengthen marriages."
Global Sisters Report: Sr. Christine Vladimiroff refused to follow a Vatican order to prohibit Sr. Joan Chittister from speaking at a conference advocating women's ordination.
Simply Spirit: For more than 40 years, I've been inspired by Sr. Margaret McKenna, who now runs an addiction recovery community in North Philadelphia.
Looking out a window in the tiny offices housing the Religious Formation Conference, it's hard not to notice the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' headquarters next door, towering above everything else in all its stone and glassiness.
"I'm not even sure they know we're here," Holy Union Sr. Carol Regan, associate director of the Religious Formation Conference, said with a laugh.
She was joking, but it could be true.