December 13, 2017, Los Angeles, California – Sister Donna Markham, OP, former Prioress of the Adrian Dominican Sisters, is now President and CEO of Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA). Her role at CCUSA was highlighted on the iconic TV quiz show, Jeopardy! Watch a clip from the episode, which aired on December 12, 2017
December 8, 2017, Washington, DC – In a heartfelt video, Sister Carol Coston, OP, founding director of NETWORK, a social justice lobby, addresses Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin), Speaker of the House, on the 2018 Federal Budget. Appealing to their commonalties as Catholics who faced different times, Sister Carol invites Rep. Ryan to look at the budget as a moral document through Catholic social teaching, asking, “Who decides? Who benefits? Who loses?” Sister Carol urges him to look to the needs of those who are most vulnerable. Watch the video, posted on “A Fair and Moral Budget,” Facebook page coordinated by NETWORK.
Sister Carol is one of many Sisters who have written to Rep. Ryan about this issue. To learn about these letters, read the article by Dan Stockman in Global Sisters Report.