Food security a moral issue, says bishop at Iowa Hunger Summit

DES MOINES, Iowa (CNS) — The head of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on International Justice and Peace called food security a moral issue during a keynote address Oct. 14 at the Iowa Hunger Summit. “Food security and the relationship between food and peace are moral issues,” said Bishop Richard E. Pates of Des Moines, speaking…

Cokie Roberts calls religious sisters role models for public officials

As in the past, nuns continue to speak out for and serve those in need Sept. 27, 2013, edition By Sue Schulzetenberg-Gully The nuns don’t give up, Cokie Roberts said, explaining their dedication for helping people on the margins. Roberts, speaking at St. John’s University Sept. 18, told the stories of St. Rose Philippine Duchesne, who started…