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  • Reflective Voting Guide: Creating Communion at the Intersection of Racism, Migration & Climate Crisis

    Reflective Voting Guide: Creating Communion at the Intersection of Racism, Migration & Climate Crisis

    September 17, 2020

    On virtually every question of human life and dignity the growing culture of exclusion in our nation reinforces and propels cleavages that are highly destructive to all the goals that lie in the center of Catholic social teaching. For this reason, many faith-filled Catholics believe that in this election cycle the most compelling issue that […]

  • Sisters produce a 2020 voting guide; 11 justice-and-peace groups urge reflection

    Sisters produce a 2020 voting guide; 11 justice-and-peace groups urge reflection

    September 17, 2020

    Global Sisters Report’s Soli Salgado interviewed Brigid Clingman, OP, about the new 2020 voting guide for an article published September 10, 2020. An excerpt from that article appears below along with a link to the full article in Global Sisters Report. The Reflective Voting Guide that 11 congregational justice and peace promoters created and circulated […]

  • Sister Inspiration: Quiet Activist Angelina Abeyta, OP

    Sister Inspiration: Quiet Activist Angelina Abeyta, OP

    January 31, 2020

    In the early 1980s, Sister Angelina Abeyta’s attention was on the turmoil in Central America. Grand Rapids Dominican Sister Angelina recalled: “A Sister of Charity Missionary shared first-hand experiences of the turmoil in the countries of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. She showed us graphic photos of mutilated bodies, the activity of death squads. It […]

  • Faith Leaders Trek to Honduras

    Faith Leaders Trek to Honduras

    April 19, 2019

    Editor’s note: From March 18 to 25, an interfaith group of about 75 people, including two dozen women religious, traveled to Honduras in a “reverse caravan” to see for themselves why tens of thousands of people have fled for their lives. Over the coming weeks, Global Sisters Report will feature columns from sisters who were part […]

  • The March Against Racial Injustice Continues

    The March Against Racial Injustice Continues

    April 1, 2019

    In 1964, Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids, Aquinas students and many others marched for racial equality. The photo is from the 1964 Aquinas College Yearbook and depicts Sisters walking on Division Avenue in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The photo caption reads “The Dominican Sisters take part in a downtown racial protest march. A living testimony to […]

  • Fight for the Land: Pueblo San Ysidro and Pueblo Alemania

    Fight for the Land: Pueblo San Ysidro and Pueblo Alemania

    March 28, 2019

    Our morning in Pueblo San Ysidro and afternoon at Pueblo Alemania brought the Root Causes Pilgrimage right to the heart of the problem facing disadvantaged, threatened and cruelly ignored neighborhoods around the cities of Honduras. There was absolutely no doubt that these communities, each of 250 families, are passionate and determined to bring their cause […]