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.
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