Posts Tagged ‘Nuns on the Bus’

America’s highest civilian honour awarded to Catholic sister

Monday, July 4th, 2022
Civilian honour

America’s highest civilian honour will be awarded by President Joe Biden to a Catholic sister this week. Simone Campbell, SSS, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. That civilian honour is awarded to individuals “who have made exemplary contributions to the prosperity, values or security of the United States, world peace or other significant societal, Read more

Nun: ‘We agree with our bishops’!

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

The nun’s short speech got less attention than the rousing address by former President Bill Clinton, or the cutting remarks by Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren, but in her own way, Sister Simone Campbell said something remarkable at the Democratic National Convention. Campbell, one of the so-called Nuns on the Bus who have toured the country Read more

Badass nun says Paul Ryan is a bad Catholic

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

Who’s the better Catholic: Paul Ryan or Sister Simone Campbell, who recently led a rollicking group of nuns on a cross-country tour to protest Ryan’s budget bill? We think Jesus would choose Sister Simone. Her platform is simple: unlike Romney and his running mate, nuns know what real-life Americans go through because they actually work Read more

Nuns on the bus vs. bishops

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

The recently completed “Nuns on the Bus” tour garnered a great deal of publicity for the sisters involved, who claimed they were making the trip to protest proposed federal budget cuts they say would hurt the poor. However, there were many more undercurrents to the nine-state, two-week trip than most people realize. The giant banner Read more

Nuns on the Bus take budget-cut protest on the road

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

While America’s Catholic bishops are promoting a “Fortnight of Freedom” to combat Democrat President Barack Obama’s health insurance mandates, a group of nuns are on a multi-state bus tour to oppose Republican budget-cut policies. The “Nuns on the Bus” are focusing on budget cuts proposed by House of Representatives budget committee chair Paul Ryan, a Read more