domenica 3 luglio 2022

Stati Uniti
Joe Biden will award Sister Simone Campbell, of ‘Nuns on the Bus’ fame, the Presidential Medal of Freedom

(Michael O'Loughlin, America)
President Joe Biden will award the nation’s highest civilian honor to a Catholic sister next week. Simone Campbell, S.S.S., will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the White House announced Friday. Sister Campbell is the former head of the Catholic social justice lobbying organization Network until her retirement last year. Describing Sister Campbell as “a prominent advocate for economic justice, immigration reform, and healthcare policy,” the announcement from the White House said that the award is given to Americans “who have made exemplary contributions to the prosperity, values, or security of the United States, world peace, or other significant societal, public or private endeavors.” (...)