Rosa DeLauro

Corrie Mitchell 07-25-2013
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Sister Simone Campbell before a march in support of a new immigration law in June. Photo courtesy Richard Thornton/Shutterstock.

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.

The cross-country tour, a project of Network, a Catholic social justice lobby, was the nuns’ second cross-country trip after last year’s push to protest proposed budget cuts that the sisters said would hurt the poor.

When it comes to lobbying for comprehensive immigration reform, Sister Simone Campbell said even the Catholic bishops are on board with the Nuns on the Bus.

John Gehring 02-05-2010

Former President George W. Bush receives a pro-life award this weekend from Legatus, an organization of Catholic business professionals.

Jim Wallis 07-23-2009
Want to know how to win a culture war? Don't fight one. The soul of our nation has been marred from a perpetual state of culture war.
John Gehring 03-25-2009
When both the Left and Right begin sharpening their knives, it means you are on to something.
Michael Sherrard 11-08-2007

In September, as Gen. David Petraeus testified before Congress on the progress of the Bush administration's "troop surge" in Iraq, Jim Wallis asked our supporters to match it with our own surge of prayers for Congress to bring an end to the war.


Over 17,000 of you responded, and today Rep. Rosa DeLauro took to the House floor to

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