Posts Tagged ‘Sister Megan Rice’

Nun-activist protests immoral nuclear weapons Comments 0

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

A nun whose concern about nuclear weapons landed her a two-year jail sentence says it’s illegal to deal in weapons of mass destruction. “Immoral and illegal,” Sister Megan Rice says. “We’re not being taken to the international court of justice and indicted the way Iran or some other place would,” she said. Read more   Read more

More anti-nuclear activism for nun freed from prison Comments 0

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

For more than a year, Sister Megan Rice, 85, a Roman Catholic nun of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus, had caught occasional glimpses of the glittering World Trade Center from her living quarters: the Metropolitan Detention Center, a federal prison on the Brooklyn waterfront. So when the Volvo she was riding in one Read more

Nuns — frontline superheroes Comments 0

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

In an age of villainy, war and inequality, it makes sense that we need superheroes. And after trying Superman, Batman and Spider-Man, we may have found the best superheroes yet: Nuns. ‘‘I may not believe in God, but I do believe in nuns,’’ writes Jo Piazza, in her forthcoming book, If Nuns Ruled the World. Read more