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New ‘Nuns on the Bus’ Tour to Tackle Political ‘Dark Money’
Originally Posted: 09/09/2014 - 10:08am | Type: Blog

This time it’s the Catholic sisters versus the Koch brothers. That’s one way to look at the upcoming “Nuns on the Bus” tour, which hits the road Sept. 17 for the third time in three years, a monthlong trip though 10 key U.S. Senate battleground state ...

Fast for Families: A Call for Immigration Reform and Citizenship
Originally Posted: 11/27/2013 - 4:29pm | Type: Blog

Faith, immigrant rights, and labor leaders launched the "Fast for Families: A Call for Immigration Reform and Citizenship," Nov. 12, taking place on the National Mall. This post is composed of update ...

Catholics Differ at 'War on Poverty' Hearing
Originally Posted: 08/01/2013 - 12:26pm | Type: Blog

Sister Simone Campbell, the face of the famous “Nuns on the Bus” tours, and Rep. Paul Ryan, the brains behind the House Republicans’ budget-cutting plans, have for more than a year represented diametrically op ...

Nuns on the Bus Push Congress to Pass Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 07/25/2013 - 1:32pm | Type: Blog

The “Nuns on the Bus” are back from their 6,800-mile trek across the U.S., but their hardest job may be yet to come: convincing the Republican-led House to pass immigration reform. ...

‘Nuns on the Bus’ Kick Off Immigration Tour
Originally Posted: 05/29/2013 - 5:43pm | Type: Blog

With the Statue of Liberty as a backdrop, the “Nuns on the Bus” on Wednesday kicked off a national tour for immigration reform aimed at giving a faith-based push to legislation that’s now hanging in the balanc ...

Faith Leaders Speak Out to Reduce Gun Violence
Originally Posted: 03/15/2013 - 2:42pm | Type: Blog

Driven by our moral call to protect each member of our society, people of faith have been outspoken about the need to craft meaningful legislation to reduce gun violence. This week, Mayors Against Illegal Gun ...

'Nun on the Bus' and the DNC
Originally Posted: 09/07/2012 - 3:05am | Type: Blog

Sister Simone Campbell, executive director of NETWERK, a Catholic social justice group, shares her perspective on the financial challenges facing the nation — and the conversation we should be having. ...

Cardinal Dolan, Sister Simone Campbell, To Bless the Democratic Convention
Originally Posted: 08/28/2012 - 4:42pm | Type: Blog

In a move that could recast the reigning political narrative about the Catholic bishops, Cardinal Timothy Dolan has accepted an invitation to deliver the closing benediction at the Democratic National Conventi ...

Sister Simone Campbell Visits Bill O'Reilly, Talks Budget
Originally Posted: 08/14/2012 - 10:13am | Type: Blog

Sister Simone Campbell sat down with Fox News' Bill O'Reilly to discuss her organization's push for a faithful budget. Sister Simone Campbell sat down with Fox News ...

A Happy Homecoming: Nuns on the Bus End Their Journey in D.C. (PHOTOS)
Originally Posted: 07/02/2012 - 3:44pm | Type: Blog

Hundreds of supporters were on hand to welcome home the Nuns on the Bus on Monday at the United Methodist Building in Washington, D.C. Hundreds of supporters were on hand to welc ...

VIDEO: Sister Simone Campbell Speaks At Rep. Paul Ryan's Office
Originally Posted: 06/21/2012 - 12:17pm | Type: Blog

Nuns on the Bus, a cross-country bus tour of sisters sponsored by NETWORK, hopes to protest the House Republican budget that drastically cuts safety net programs. On June 20, Nun ...

Sister Simone Campbell Schools Colbert on the Social Gospel
Originally Posted: 06/12/2012 - 11:58am | Type: Blog

NETWORK's Executive Director Sister Simone Campbell responds to the Vatican's "radical feminist" charges, and Stephen learns how to get into heaven. "Amer ...