Posts Tagged ‘Simone Campbell’

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

Being a “Nun on a bus”

Friday, June 20th, 2014

It is difficult to believe that it has been fifty years since I joined my religious community, the Sisters of Social Service, and began a lifetime of commitment to the quest for justice based in the Gospel. Over the decades my spirituality and prayer life have deepened to be a contemplative life of “walking willing.” 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 hit back over Vatican reprimand

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

The leader of a group of US nuns criticised by the Vatican last week is hitting back. Sister Simone Campbell, executive director of Network, a Catholic social justice lobby, insists the group would continue “caring for the least among us on the margins of society.” Campbell said that Network, which works with the LCWR and vocally Read more