REFLECTION: Love is blind. Obedience shouldn’t be.

by Christine Schenk, NCR For the past several months I've been attending various film festivals in the U.S. and Canada in support of the award-winning documentary Radical Grace. I am one of three sisters the film tracks as we traversed the scary terrain of the "nunquisition" -- the Vatican's six year investigation of U.S. sisters … Continue reading REFLECTION: Love is blind. Obedience shouldn’t be.

BOOK REVIEW: New dimensions of Joan Chittister’s life featured in biography, author says

by Kathleen L. Sullivan, NCR "Who writes a biography about a nun? Can you think of anything duller?" Benedictine Sr. Joan Chittister posed these questions at an Oct. 6 event marking the publication of the new biography Joan Chittister: Her Journey from Certainty to Faith (Orbis Books). The predominantly female audience at the book launch … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: New dimensions of Joan Chittister’s life featured in biography, author says