Sr. Patricia Chappell has long been a leader, now she’s being honored for it

by Soli SalgadoGlobal Sisters Report Decades in nonviolence and anti-racism work has prepared Sr. Patricia Chappell for this tense moment in United States history, as her lifelong passions have become part of mainstream conversation in the country. Chappell, a Sister of Notre Dame de Namur, was the executive director of Pax Christi USA for eight years and president … Continue reading Sr. Patricia Chappell has long been a leader, now she’s being honored for it

Lawmakers can help the poor by supporting cuts to the Pentagon budget

By Sister Mary Pendergast, RSM and Sister Patricia Moriarty, RSM As Sisters of Mercy who work closely with people living in poverty, we urge all of our legislators, including Sen. Jack Reed and Rep. Jim Langevin, to support a proposal by Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vermont, and Rep. Barbara Lee, D-California, that would cut bloated Pentagon … Continue reading Lawmakers can help the poor by supporting cuts to the Pentagon budget