November 22, 2017, Manila, Philippines – Sister Patricia Siemen, OP, Prioress of the Adrian Dominican Congregation, was one of several delegates who spoke to Global Sisters Report about the November meeting of the International Union of Superiors General (UISG). One of two U.S. delegates to the UISG, Sister Patricia focused on the multicultural aspect of the organization and noted that the experience has helped her to see the universality of the Church. Read the full article by Gail DeGeorge.
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.