November 2, 2017, Seattle, Washington – Sister Judy Byron, OP, explains in a Global Sisters Report article the efforts of investors to make corporations aware of the need to take the human right for water into account in their decisions and practices. Sister Judy, Director of the Northwest Coalition for Responsible Investment, notes the impact that several shareholders, such as religious communities, can have when they work together to call attention to social justice issues such as the human right to water. Read the Global Sisters Report article by Soli Salgado.
June 16, 2017, Adrian, Michigan – Sister Elise D. García, OP, General Councilor of the Adrian Dominican Sisters, was one of three religious whose articles on the vow of poverty were included in the Spring 2017 issue of Horizon, the journal of the National Religious Vocation Conference. In the article, she connects voluntary poverty, as practiced by Dominicans, with the Order’s call to mendicancy – relying on God and on others for their daily sustenance – and on the urgent need today for a more sustainable and less consumer-oriented lifestyle. Read the entire article.