REFLECTION: A Christmas gift for suffering South Sudan

by Tony Magliano The world’s newest nation is in big trouble. After more than 20 years of civil war between the southern and northern areas of Sudan, the southern part of that country on July 9, 2011, became the independent nation of the Republic of South Sudan. But the situation on the ground soon looked … Continue reading REFLECTION: A Christmas gift for suffering South Sudan

WOMEN RELIGIOUS: “Influential” Ugandan nun shines light on sacred tradition of Black Catholic women

by Shannen Dee Williams Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe’s inclusion on Time magazine’s 2014 list of the world’s 100 most influential people represents a pivotal breakthrough moment for black Catholic nuns in the Atlantic world, although most people don’t realize it. Featured alongside the likes of Pope Francis and music entertainment mogul Beyoncé, Sister Rosemary is the … Continue reading WOMEN RELIGIOUS: “Influential” Ugandan nun shines light on sacred tradition of Black Catholic women