Dawn Araujo-Hawkins
 

Features & News

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In wake of Baltimore woman’s slaying, Carmelites, others stress value of black women

Written for Global Sisters Report.


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In Cincinnati, combatting daily
forms of racism

After a white police officer shot and killed Sam DuBose — an unarmed Black man — Cincinnati didn’t erupt in protests. But it would be a mistake to think the city’s activists and organizers have forgotten him.

Written for Global Sisters Report.


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Michael Brown's
Death Still Galvanizes
Anti-Racism Efforts
in Ferguson

Written for Global Sisters Report.


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Ain't That Good News

A mini-series exploring the history of Black nuns and Black spirituality in the Catholic Church.

Written for Global Sisters Report.


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Reckoning

White sisters respond to their own racism, one historian's call for justice.

Written for Global Sisters Report.


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Women Religious Answer the Call for the Midwife Globally

How nun-midwives are keeping babies and mothers alive in the face or rising maternal and infant mortality rates.

Written for Global Sisters Report.


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Sisters in Harlem
Put Motherhouse
on the Market

As a congregation downsizes, a community thinks about the impact of gentrification.

Written for Global Sisters Report.


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America's Prisons

A four-part series looking at Catholic sisters' work to change mass incarceration and the racism behind it.

Written for Global Sisters Report.


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What It Means to Burn Down a Black Church

Exploring the relentless tradition of arson in the United States.

Written for The Local Church.


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Welcome to America's Middle East

A Muslim, a Christian and a Jew walk into a parking lot ...

Written for Sojourners | paywall


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Student Loan Debt Stands Between Some Would-be Sisters And Their Vocations

Written for Global Sisters Report.


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Hidden in Plain Sight

Sisters' networks and ministries break the cycle of human trafficking one life at a time.

Written for Global Sisters Report.


Bearing Witness,
Being Church

After fleeing their home in Mosul, a congregation of sisters ministers to their fellow refugees.

Written for Global Sisters Report.


Acting on a Deep Call to a Different Ministry

Defying the Vatican, former Catholic sisters follow a call to the priesthood.

Written for Global Sisters Report.


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Religious Formation Conference at 60

How one organization empowered women and changed religious life forever.

Written for Global Sisters Report.


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Taken by Storm

Nearly a decade after Katrina, New Orleans’ poor still struggle to rebuild their lives.

Written for Presbyterians Today.


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Were 33 Christians Really Up For Execution In North Korea?

You can't believe everything on the internet.

Written for Christ and Pop Culture.


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The Big Chop

A theology of natural hair.

Written for Christ and Pop Culture.

 
 

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No Room at the Inn

Inside the interfaith initiative to save a Cincinnati home for women.

Written for Sojourners | paywall


 

 

 

Profiles & Interviews

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Sr. Alison McCrary

Alison is the executive director of the National Police Accountability Project.

Written for Global Sisters Report.


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Sr. Kathleen Schipani

Kathleen created the first app that teaches the American Sign Language for words commonly used in Christian life.

Written for Global Sisters Report.


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Sr. Erica Jordan

Erica became an overnight celebrity after going toe-to-toe with Speaker Paul Ryan during a CNN town hall meeting.

Written for Global Sisters Report.

 

 
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Sr. Glynis Mary McManamon

Glynis operates an art gallery in Ferguson, Missouri where she seeks to foster healing through divine images.

Written for Global Sisters Report.