By Sister Teresa Kotturan, NGO Representative to the United Nations for the Sisters of Charity Federation Climate Change is a global problem, and Pope Francis has called “for a new dialogue about how we are shaping the future of our planet. We need a conversation which includes everyone, since the environmental challenge we are undergoing, […]
The future is here, and they are eager to know how they can help the world. Students from...
UN Climate Change Conference begins Monday
Students visit United Nations, meet with Sister Teresa Kotturan
The future is here, and they are eager to know how they can help the world. Students from Vincentian Academy, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, traveled last week to New York City to visit the United Nations. A highlight of their trip was visiting with Sister Teresa Kotturan, who represents […]
Serving the marginalized in Charleston, SC
Led by general superior Sr. Mary Joseph Ritter, the small but mighty women religious congregation of Sisters of Charity of Our Lady of Mercy in Charleston, South Carolina continues to do outstanding ministry in their mission field. The 14 sisters run the Charleston Neighborhood House, which provides many people each day with lunch, clothing, GED or computer […]
UN Adopts Sustainable Development Goals
World leaders at the United Nations officially adopted the 17 sustainable development goals at their September 25 meeting, which will seek to address climate change, education, hunger, gender inequality and poverty on a global level. The goals in the document, Transforming our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, can be read in more detail […]
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