September 14, 2015, Toledo, Ohio – Katherine Frazier, who began her candidacy with the Adrian Dominican Sisters on August 8, recently spoke to Christina Payne of The Toledo Blade on her discernment with the Adrian Dominican Sisters – and on the need for congregations of women religious to reach out to young Catholics of today. Her profile is part of the Blade’s series of articles on changes that religious life is facing. To read about Katherine, click on the link to the article and scroll about half-way down the page.
September 14, 2015, Washington, DC – In two interviews with CNN’s Carol Costello, Sister Donna Markham, OP, PhD, discusses the topics of poverty in the United States and the role of women in the Catholic Church.
In an interview that aired on September 8, Sister Donna, as the first woman President of Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA), discusses the agency’s new campaign, End45: Raise a Hand to End Poverty in America. The former Prioress of the Adrian Dominican Congregation, speaks of the 45 million people in the United States who live in poverty and of our nation’s need to address that situation.
During an interview that aired on September 10, Sister Donna discusses with Carol Costello the role of women in the Catholic Church – and the confusion that results from mixed messages on that topic by Pope Francis.