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Sister Diane Donoghue, right, and Sister Simone Campbell, left, lead the way as the the "Nuns on the Bus" arrive on Capitol Hill. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
December 31, 2013 | Activism

We asked some of the people trying to change the world for the better to tell us what made them proud in 2013, and what their hopes and dreams are for 2014. Continue reading

Sister Simone Campbell at Capitol Hill
October 17, 2013 | Blog

Earlier this week, the leader of Nuns on the Bus made a pilgrimage with other religious leaders to Capitol Hill to ask Congress to stand up for the common good and end the shutdown. Continue reading

In this photo provided Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013 by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano, Pope Francis has his picture taken inside St. Peter's Basilica with youths from the Italian Diocese of Piacenza and Bobbio who came to Rome for a pilgrimage, at the Vatican, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013.
September 22, 2013 | Nuns on the Bus

Pope Francis’s recent interview was interpreted by many as a “new direction” for the Catholic church and could have significant consequences for American political debates. Continue reading

Sister Simone Campbell testifies before Congress.
August 1, 2013 | Blog

At a hearing called by Paul Ryan to examine the War on Poverty, the activist and nun explained that government programs help millions every year. Continue reading

June 20, 2013

We travel to Camden, NJ with Sister Simone Campbell as she and her sisters advocate for comprehensive immigration policy reform. Continue reading

September 26, 2012 | Blog
She tells ThinkProgress that Romney's comments showed that he is “out of touch” and “has no idea how hard it is at the margins of our society.”
August 24, 2012

A field report captures key moments, visits and candid comments from Sister Simone Campbell. Continue reading

August 24, 2012 | Moyers & Company

On a road trip of faith and politics, American nuns spread the word: Paul Ryan’s budget would hurt those already struggling to make ends meet. Continue reading

August 24, 2012

Bill invites Sister Simone Campbell and Robert Royal to discuss faith, politics and Paul Ryan. Continue reading

Sister Simone Campbell, organizer of the Nuns on the Bus tour, speaking in Ames, Iowa. Photo by Jackie Kostek
August 22, 2012

Watch early clips from this weekend’s show about outspoken nuns on a road trip addressing faith, politics and Paul Ryan’s budget. Continue reading

A still from 'Smackdown' by Mark Fiore
August 2, 2012 | Blog
This Sunday, don't miss the biggest battle in town: Bishops vs. Nuns.
July 4, 2012 | Nuns on the Bus

An imam praises Nuns on the Bus on the last stop of its two-week tour. Continue reading

June 30, 2012 | Nuns on the Bus

A regular at St. Augustine’s hunger center shares his vulnerable financial state, and the importance of compassion. Continue reading

Sister Simone Campbell waves as she steps off the bus in Ames, Iowa, June 2012 (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
June 27, 2012 | Nuns on the Bus

Sister Simone Campbell talks about their mission and its connection to Catholicism. Continue reading

June 26, 2012 | Nuns on the Bus

Nuns on the Bus visits Mercy Housing in Chicago, and meets Shiesha Smith, one of its success stories, Continue reading

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