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Author Piazza, Jo, author.

Title If nuns ruled the world : ten sisters on a mission / Jo Piazza.

Publication Info. New York : Open Road Integrated Media, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    255.9 PIA    Available
Description 259 pages ; 21 cm
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unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-255).
Contents 1. Weapons are made like gods -- 2. The nun on the bus -- 3. It isn't about being gay; it's about being in love -- 4. Racing against time, outliving the competition -- 5. An underground railroad for modern-day slaves -- 6. Keeping an eye on corporate America -- 7. The act of survival is worse than the torture itself -- 8. I want to run a laundromat before I die -- 9. Jesus treated men and women equally -- 10. We are all sisters.
Summary 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.
Subject Catholic Church -- Women.
Monastic and religious life of women.
Christian life -- Women.
Spiritual life -- Catholic Church.
ISBN 9781497601901 (pbk.)
1497601908 (pbk.)

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