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Sister Donna Markham, OP, Notes Catholic Call to Care for Immigrants and Refugees

May 7, 2018, Portland, Oregon – The Gospel calls Catholics to care for the most vulnerable people in society, including immigrants, Sister Donna Markham, OP, told an audience at All Saints Church in Portland. In the Tobin Lecture, sponsored by the Office of Life, Justice and Peace of the Archdiocese of Portland, Sister Donna emphasized that immigrants are “real people with real lives.” Sister Donna is President and CEO of Catholic Charities USA and a former Prioress of the Adrian Dominican Sisters. Read the full article, written by Ed Langlois in The Catholic Sentinel, newspaper of the Archdiocese of Portland.


Sister Judy Byron, OP, Fights Gun Violence in Boardroom

May 4, 2018, Prescott, Arizona – Sister Judy Byron, OP, and other faith-based investors have struggled for years to end the mass shootings and other forms of gun violence brought on by easy access to guns. Now, Sister Judy – Director of the Northwest Coalition for Responsible Investment and consultant for the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Portfolio Advisory Board – will continue that struggle at the May 9 annual meeting of Sturm Ruger & Company. Stockholders will vote on a resolution written by faith-based investors to request that the weapons company be upfront about its efforts to lessen gun violence.

Read more about the efforts of Sister Judy and other faith-based investors in this article by Claudia Koerner on BuzzFeed News.



 


 

 

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