Nuns on the Bus - In a spirited retort to the Vatican, a group of Roman Catholic nuns is planning a bus trip across nine states this month, stopping at homeless shelters, food pantries, schools and health care facilities run by nuns to highlight their work with the nation’s poor and disenfranchised. Sister Simone Campbell is organizing a bus tour to draw attention to nuns’ work with the poor and to protest planned aid cuts.
Blessed Marianne Cope OSF also known as (Blessed Marrianne of Moloka'i) Mother Marianne Cope joined the St. Francis sisters in Syracuse, NY at the age of 24, worked for more than 30 years with leprosy patients in Hawaii.
FILE - This is a Monday, June 18, 2012, file photo of Sister Simone Campbell, right, executive director of Network, speaks in front of Renate Dellmann, of Ames, Iowa, left, during a stop on the first day of a 9-state Nuns on the Bus tour in Ames, Iowa. Sister Simone Campbell, executive director of Network, a social justice lobby founded by nuns four decades ago, said ``it can make a big difference'' to have a pope who knows about life in religious orders.
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