Social Service Sr. Simone Campbell is the former executive director of NETWORK, a national Catholic social justice lobby, and author of A Nun on the Bus: How All of Us Can Create Hope, Change, and Community.

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Clinton Global Initiative event renews hope for encounter and action

Two days at the Clinton Global Initiative 2022 highlighted the importance of encounter and action. This is the anchor of hope and the roots of the Gospel in our time.

Book Review

Brother Roger's journal sustains and guides readers who hunger for unity

In this slim first volume of Brother Roger's journals, we find the nourishment to seek unity in our divided world. It is a call to boldness that is desperately needed in these challenging times.


What I've learned from a Lenten practice of listening to people who disagree with me

My efforts to connect with those who think differently have taught me that the judgments on both sides build walls of division and rancor. The call of Jesus in the Gospel to love one another is very difficult.


Faith leaders need to step up to heal our political divisions

The spiritual idea of a more perfect union is in jeopardy. How we respond to our nation's brokenness is our challenge, and faith leaders are among those most equipped to take up the call to engagement and healing.