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A Conversation With Sister Carol Keehan About Health Care Challenges

Katherine Marshall | Posted 03.08.2014 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

Catholic nuns know lots about Health care. They founded hospitals all over the United States and ran them with love and grit. Sister Carol Keehan is p...

The Touchy Topic of Religion: Afghanistan's Future

Katherine Marshall | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

The struggles over values and religious beliefs need to be part of the analysis about the way forward. This is as true for Afghanistan as it is for anywhere else where religion is an element in conflict (that is, pretty much everywhere).

WATCH: Woman Wins $1,000,000 To Keep Changing Young Lives In Afghanistan

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 11.15.2013 | Religion

Sakena Yacoobi, founder and president of the Afghan Institute of Learning, was announced as the winner of the 2013 Opus Prize, an award that "honors u...

Devotion and Service: Liberation Theology, Indonesian Style

Katherine Marshall | Posted 12.25.2013 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

Local governments are passing restrictive regulations and violence against women is on the rise. But the women's groups, colored by the secular culture of urban Indonesia, lacked the religious vocabulary they needed to engage and contest.

The Modest Heroine Of The 2011 Opus Prize: Lyn Lusi

Katherine Marshall | Posted 01.08.2012 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

The Opus Prize recognizes unsung heroes from any faith tradition, anywhere in the world, who are working to solve today's most persistent social problems. Lyn's is an inspirational story.

Fighting For Girls' Rights With God's Help: A Conversation With Aicha Ech-Channa

Katherine Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

Winner of the $1 million Opus Prize in 2009, Aicha Ech-Channa has worked for five decades to help unmarried women with children in Casablanca, Morocco.