Monthly Archives: December 2012

12.28.2012 Sister News Weekend

(TV segment and article) Houston-area nuns maintaining careers while answering religious calling by Christine Dobbyn on KTRK-TV (3:38 video)

(article) Christmas Day tornado damages wall protecting cloistered nuns in midtown Mobile by John Sharp on Alabama Live

(article) Ex-symphony player making joyful noise unto the Lord by Ken Gordon in the Columbus Dispatch

(article) Sister Julia Walsh and FSPA hope to keep holiday spirit alive by Patrick B. Anderson in the LaCrosse Tribune

(article) Nuns find inspiration in new saint by Jay Tokasz in the Buffalo News

(letter to the editor) What next after nuns’ sanctions? Inquisitions? by Nancy Giffey in the Capital Times

(blog) Nuns speak out: ‘Gun regulation is an imperative’ by Joel Connelly in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer

(events)Band of Sisters’: In January we’re coming to Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan and Illinois on the Band of Sisters website

Thank you to all who sent in suggestions for today’s posting. If you find something of interest, please send it – with links – to Sister News at contactsisternews@gmail.com.  Some additional information and links that do not make it onto this website are posted on the Sister News Facebook page, and you can also follow Sister News on Twitter.

12.21.2012 Sister News Weekend

(statement) LCWR: A Response to the Newtown Tragedy on the website of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious

(article) Singing nuns ascend to #1 on Billboard chart with ‘Advent at Ephesus’ album by Roland Flamini in the Washington Times

(article) Bishops investigating US nuns have poor records on sex abuse cases by Jason Berry on MinnPost

(blog) From nuns to ‘nones,’ 10 ways religion shaped the news in 2012 on On Faith in the Washington Post

Thank you to all who sent in suggestions for today’s posting. If you find something of interest, please send it – with links – to Sister News at contactsisternews@gmail.com.  Some additional information and links that do not make it onto this website are posted on the Sister News Facebook page, and you can also follow Sister News on Twitter.

12.19.2012 Sister News Midweek

(article) Catholic nuns offer migrants rare sanctuary by Kevin Douglas Grant in the Tucson Sentinel

(article) Obamacare could drive Little Sisters of the Poor out of the US by David Martosko in The Daily Caller

(article) US nuns reprimanded by the Vatican by Jason Berry in the Alaska Dispatch

(essay) 2012 has truly been the year of the nuns by Richard McBrien in the National Catholic Reporter

(letter to the editor) Morlino should rescind directive banning nuns by John I. Laun in the Capital Times

(blog) Media Finds Nuns It Doesn’t Like by Matthew Archbold on Creative Minority Report

Thank you to all who sent in suggestions for today’s posting. If you find something of interest, please send it – with links – to Sister News at contactsisternews@gmail.com.  Some additional information and links that do not make it onto this website are posted on the Sister News Facebook page, and you can also follow Sister News on Twitter.

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