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

PAX CHRISTI INTERNATIONAL: Pax Christi marks 70 years of pursuing peace

By Tom Roberts, NCR Pax Christi International was born 70 years ago of two people, one a bishop, the other a laywoman, who advanced ideas that were jarringly dissonant in the context of that time. The bishop, Pierre-Marie Théas, of Montauban in the south of France, was a rare member of the hierarchy to both … Continue reading PAX CHRISTI INTERNATIONAL: Pax Christi marks 70 years of pursuing peace