We traveled three hours by bus northeast from Quito, Ecuador, climbing winding roads up the highlands of the Andes Mountains, past craggy canyons, hillside farms and village settlements. Our destination was Otavalo, at the foot of the Imbabura volcano, where we joined nearly 50 leaders of the emergent “rights of nature” movement for a four-day global summit.
Global Sisters Report
While so many of us worry about the lack of pediatric care in depressed areas of the world, Mercy Sr. Karen Schneider, a pediatrician at Johns Hopkins Children's Center, has found a creative, positive way to address children's needs by founding Mercy Medical Missions.
Sr. Camille: When and how did this come about?
Orphans and children whose parents are infected with HIV/AIDS enjoyed a day of fun thanks to local sisters and other Catholic groups.
During the 2010 Christmas season, the Benedictine sisters of Baltimore found themselves in the midst of a modern-day Christmas story.
A formidable human-trafficking industry has driven Catholic religious women to collaborate among themselves and with other sectors of society to stop trafficking.
A few weeks ago, I had the privilege to fly to Chicago to be a part of a roundtable conversation about the film formerly known as "Sister." The film follows the journey of three Catholic sisters who may be pretty familiar to you: Simone Campbell, Chris Schenk and Jean Hughes.
These women are balancing a deep faith and a thirst for justice with a church hierarchy that, well, isn't always that supportive. The trailer will leave you wanting more. Watch and see.
Lovers of the Holy Cross sisters run a center for visually impaired people, many of whom are from poor families in rural areas.
The secular spotlight found on the lives of women religious today has sparked renewed interest in how religious sisters live and work.
Religious women from Asia and Oceania concluded an eight-day conference with a commitment to strengthening cross-cultural and international cooperation to better serve the needy.
Those killed in and missing after an October earthquake and Typhoon Haiyan were remembered Saturday during a prayer service "to express communion and solidarity" with survivors.