August 5, 2015, Adrian, Michigan – In the National Catholic Reporter’s Global Sisters Report series, reporter Dawn Araujo captures the nuances and the urgency of the one-year anniversary on August 6 of the Iraqi Dominican Sisters’ flight from their convents in Qaraqosh and the neighboring villages in the Nineveh Plain because of the persecution of ISIS. The report goes on to note the continuing struggle of the Dominican Sisters and other Christians and minority peoples who fled ISIS – and the danger of the new form of terrorism exemplified by ISIS. Read the entire article.
June 23, 2015, Kansas City, Missouri – Adrian Dominican Sister Patricia Siemen, OP, JD, founder and director of the Center for Earth Jurisprudence, was one of more than 10 Sisters and scholars who reacted to Pope Francis’ new encyclical, Laudato Sí (Care for our Common Home) in the January 23, 2015 issue of the National Catholic Reporter’s Global Sisters Report. Read Sister Pat’s take on the newly released encyclical by scrolling about two-thirds of the way down the page.