Monthly Archives: February 2013

2.27.2013 Sister News Midweek

(article) As pope steps down, disinformation permeates Vatican crackdown on nuns by Jason Berry in the Global Post

SisterNewsLogo(article) What American nuns built by Ruth Graham in the Boston Globe

(article) Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation inspires hope for expanding women’s role in church by Kelly Heyboer in The Star-Ledger

(article) Nuns group ready to fight trafficking during Arnold by  Alan Johnson in The Columbus Dispatch

(article) Man Admits to Scamming Nuns in the surfKY News

(analysis) With Benedict’s resignation, what is unsaid in sisters’ case looms large by Ken Briggs in the National Catholic Reporter

(blog) ‘Nuns on Bus’ leader: Next pope should be pastoral by Tim Funk in the Charlotte Observer

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.
Find weekly Lenten reflections at CSJPrayer.Net.

2.19.2013 Sister News Midweek

(TV report & panel interview) How Will Pope Benedict XVI be judged? on Up w/ Chris Hayes at MSNBC (10:39 video, panel includes Mary Hughes OP)

(TV video) Nun: Roman Catholic  church is last bastion of sexism on MSNBC (5:02 video interview with Louise Akers SC)

(opinion) The best choice for pope? A nun. by E.J. Dionne Jr. in the Washington Post

(book review) Nuns of Adventure by Margaret Regan on Tucson Weekly (review of Across God’s Frontiers: Catholic Sisters in the American West, 1850-1920  by Anne M. Butler)

(letter to the editor) Conservative rules could help nuns by Charles Mills in the Long Island Newsday

(cartoon) New Pope? by Ken Siers in the Charlotte Observer

(blog) Wanted by American nuns: A pope who listens to and appreciates female leadership by Lisa Miller on On Faith at 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.
Find weekly Lenten reflections at CSJPrayer.Net.

2.14.2013 Sister News Thursday

(article) American Nuns Hope For Sister-Friendly New Pope by Barbie Latza Nadeau on The Daily Beast

(article) La Crosse’s Bishop Callahan: Don’t expect American pope by Mike Tighe in the LaCrosse Tribune

(blog) Daily Beast Suggests Feminist Nuns Speak for All Catholic Sisters In Praying for More Liberal Pope by Ken Shepherd on NewsBusters

(blog & video clip) Feminist nun: Pope’s reprimand was blessing in disguise for U.S. nuns by David Ferguson on The Raw Story

(blog)  Benedict’s post-papal life thanks to nuns by John L. Allen Jr.  on NCR Today at National Catholic Reporter

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.
Find weekly Lenten reflections at CSJPrayer.Net.

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