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Sister Mary Ann Walsh

Longtime Catholic Bishops' Spokeswoman Dies At 68

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 04.29.2015 | Religion

NEW YORK (RNS) Sister Mary Ann Walsh, a quiet nun with a keen wit who led a very public life as a journalist and a longtime spokeswoman for the U.S. C...

USA Today Gets Religious Freedom Right

Sister Mary Ann Walsh | Posted 03.17.2014 | Religion
Sister Mary Ann Walsh

With its recent editorial 'Obamacare Overreach Tramples Little Sisters of the Poor," USA Today joins the Chicago Tribune among the mainstream print outlets to "get it" when it comes to religious freedom.

Thanks for Pope Francis

Sister Mary Ann Walsh | Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion
Sister Mary Ann Walsh

People who had written off the church are taking time to pause to hear the church's message -- a tried and true message now told in a different way.

World Youth Day: Twenty Years Ago

Sister Mary Ann Walsh | Posted 08.25.2013 | Religion
Sister Mary Ann Walsh

When I speak about WYD, I compare it to an elephant, one you gently prod to move where you'd like it to go, but knowing at any moment it could overpower you. If we knew how big WYD would become, we would have been afraid.

The Christian Portfolio

Sister Mary Ann Walsh | Posted 04.09.2013 | Religion
Sister Mary Ann Walsh

As Woody Allen once said of life, "90 percent is just showing up." Prayer can be as extensive as a week's retreat or as brief as a pause to ask "Where did I see the face of God today?" But we have to show up.

President Obama: Render Unto God the Things that Are God's

Sister Mary Ann Walsh | Posted 05.03.2012 | Religion
Sister Mary Ann Walsh

Jesus is often quoted for his saying to "Render unto Caesar the things that are Caesar's." The rest of the quote could be a message to the Obama Administration: "Render unto God the things that are God's."