Monthly Archives: June 2012

6.30.2012 Sister News Weekend Edition

(blog) Nuns celebrate Affordable Care Act victory, but healthcare battles on Capitol Hill will continue by Sister Simone Campbell in the Washington Post

(blog) Another group of priests voices support for LCWR by Joshua J. McElwee on NCR Today at National Catholic Reporter

(column) Hop on or get out of the way for nuns on the bus by Connie Schultz in the Gaston Gazette where they are today

(pledge) Nun Justice Project Pledge

(bus tour schedule) Nuns on the Bus

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6.29.2102 Sister News Friday

(article) Nuns on the Bus hear stories of formerly homeless in Clairton by Kaitlynn Riely in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

(article) Nuns on the Bus share a gospel of community and collective responsibility by Steve Palm-Houser in the Unitarian Universalism Examiner

(article) Nuns in county reticent to share views on divide by Julie Johnson in the Press Democrat

(opinion) Nuns have too much ‘attitude’ for Vatican by Britt Towery in the San Angelo Standard-Times

(letter to the editor) Nuns on a bus: Budget cuts will increase poverty by Jenn Coolidge in the Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star where they are today

(blog) Will the Catholic Church Split? by Sarah Morice-Brubaker in Religion Dispatches Magazine

(blog) The war between the Vatican and American nuns is about bad theology, not gender oppression by Tim Stanley in The Telegraph

(blog) The Catholic Left: A Bus to Nowhere by Thomas Peters on CatholicVote.org

(pledge) Nun Justice Project Pledge

(bus tour schedule) Nuns on the Bus

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6.27.2012 Sister News Midweek

 

(news) Nuns’ bus tour protesting proposed federal budget cuts rolls into Cleveland by Michael O’Malley in The Cleveland Plain Dealer

(US House of Representatives resolution) H.Res. 689: Honoring Catholic sisters for their contributions to the United States, sponsored by Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT3)

(cartoon) Stuart Carlson by Stuart Carlson on GoComics

(letter to the editor) Catholic Church ought to thank nuns by Buddy Doyle in the Portland Press Herald where they are today

(blog) The Pope’s New PR Man: Fox News Reporter and Member of Secretive Opus Dei by Adele M. Stan on AlterNet

(blog) Another Vatican misstep by Ralph Roughton on ShrinkRap

(blog) Catholic Bishops Roll Out Secret Weapon: Cloistered Nuns Appointed Prayer Ambassadors in Fight For Religious Freedom by Andrea Ryan on Gateway Pundit

(pledge) Nun Justice Project Pledge

(bus tour schedule) Nuns on the Bus

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