If Nuns Ruled the World

If Nuns Ruled the World

Ten Sisters on A Mission

Book - 2014
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Profiles ten nuns and the causes to which they've dedicated their lives. Meet, for instance, Sister Simone Campbell, who traversed the United States challenging a Republican budget that threatened to severely undermine the well-being of poor Americans; Sister Megan Rice, who's willing to spend the rest of her life in prison if it helps eliminate nuclear weapons; and the inimitable Sister Jeannine Gramick, who's fighting for acceptance of gays and lesbians in the Catholic Church.
Publisher: New York : Open Road Integrated Media, 2014.
ISBN: 9781497601901
Branch Call Number: 255.9 PIAZZA
Characteristics: 259 pages ; 21 cm


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Apr 09, 2015

A search for Sister Simone Campbell's writings resulted in my discovery of Jo Piazza's If Nuns Ruled the World. These intriguing profiles of Ten Sisters on a Mission, the book's subtitle, eloquently captures the creativity, determination, faith, humor and focus in the lives of these extraordinary women.

Piazza's writing gives insight into how the sisters answered "the call" and how they live out their lives with dedication and determination. These amazing women are the good news - their agenda is improving the world - they get results.

Yes, the author wrote about The Nun on the Bus - Simone Campbell. She also introduces the reader to Sisters Nora Nash, Donna Quinn and Maureen Fiedler - people you might enjoy meeting.

Piazza's ten women stay with you. You may be awed by their lives, their approaches and results. You may ask "what more could I do?" Read this book and you may get some ideas.


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