The U.N. Security Council discussed Jan. 11 besieged Syrian towns, after reports emerged that tens of thousands of civilians, trapped for months without supplies, are starving to death.
Eco Catholic: "We are hearing and heeding the cry of persons and earth impacted by fracking," Mercy Sr. Aine O'Connor said among a throng of environmental activists.
Cardinal-designate John Dew of Wellington has appealed for a more pastoral approach for some of the family issues facing New Zealand Catholics.
NCR Today: Catholic school teacher contracts continue to roil teachers/public; Indiana-made film promoting celibacy for gay Catholics hits New Zealand; Stories about nuns in the news.
If we’ve said it once we’ve said it a thousand times: It’s not nice to tow a sister’s truck while she’s delivering meals to the homeless. That story and others in the mainstream media caught our eye this week.
Global Sisters Report welcomes a new columnist who will be blogging weekly about women religious in mainstream media. This is her first post.