Global Sisters Report celebrates five year anniversary

Religion News Service | 4/22/2019 | Staff
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Global Sisters Report (GSR), the groundbreaking project giving greater voice to Catholic sisters around the globe, is celebrating its five-year anniversary. As the first reporting initiative dedicated exclusively to Catholic sisters, the project’s website, GlobalSistersReport.org, presents a realistic portrait of Catholic sisters in a changing world.

A project of National Catholic Reporter and funded through a grant by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, GSR brings together a worldwide network of editors and writers, and includes columns written from sisters’ perspectives. These stories from around the globe range from the multi-part “Seeking Refuge” series published in 2018 about sisters who assist refugees and migrants, to the changing landscape of religious life, to sisters’ reflections on ministry, social justice issues and spirituality.

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“Catholic sisters are committed to living out the Gospel message to ‘care for the least of these’ in profound ways for the people and communities they serve, and which impact the larger world,” said Gail DeGeorge, editor. “We at Global Sisters Report are pleased to tell their stories and provide a forum in which sisters can share their perspectives and insights and connect across continents and congregations.”

GSR has established itself as a...
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