In wake of Baltimore woman’s slaying, Carmelites, others stress value of black women
Written for Global Sisters Report.
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.
Michael Brown'sDeath Still GalvanizesAnti-Racism Effortsin Ferguson
Ain't That Good News
A mini-series exploring the history of Black nuns and Black spirituality in the Catholic Church.
White sisters respond to their own racism, one historian's call for justice.Written for Global Sisters Report.
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.
Sisters in HarlemPut Motherhouseon the Market
As a congregation downsizes, a community thinks about the impact of gentrification.Written for Global Sisters Report.
A four-part series looking at Catholic sisters' work to change mass incarceration and the racism behind it. Written for Global Sisters Report.
What It Means to Burn Down a Black Church
Exploring the relentless tradition of arson in the United States.Written for The Local Church.
Welcome to America's Middle East
A Muslim, a Christian and a Jew walk into a parking lot ...
Written for Sojourners | paywall
Student Loan Debt Stands Between Some Would-be Sisters And Their Vocations
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.
Religious Formation Conference at 60
How one organization empowered women and changed religious life forever.Written for Global Sisters Report.
Taken by Storm
Nearly a decade after Katrina, New Orleans’ poor still struggle to rebuild their lives.Written for Presbyterians Today.
Were 33 Christians Really Up For Execution In North Korea?
You can't believe everything on the internet.Written for Christ and Pop Culture.
The Big Chop
A theology of natural hair.Written for Christ and Pop Culture.
No Room at the Inn
Inside the interfaith initiative to save a Cincinnati home for women. Written for Sojourners | paywall
Sr. Alison McCrary
Alison is the executive director of the National Police Accountability Project.Written for Global Sisters Report.
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.
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.
Sr. Glynis Mary McManamon
Glynis operates an art gallery in Ferguson, Missouri where she seeks to foster healing through divine images.