November 12, 2015 – Sister Patricia Siemen, OP, founder and director of the Center for Earth Jurisprudence, is profiled in a recent issue of The National Catholic Reporter’s Global Sisters Report (GSR) for her long-time involvement in environmental ethics. She is one of a number of women religious to be interviewed in the GSR article on the connection between social justice – traditionally seen as dealing with human issues – and environmental justice.
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.