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Society Is Failing Our Families: Sister Simone Campbell on Inequality, Donald Trump, and Women's Health

Sister Simone speaking in 2014.  (Photo: Center for Effective Government/flickr/cc)

Last week in Philadelphia, a caravan of Nuns on the Bus pulled up to the Democratic National Convention after visiting 13 states, where they hosted conversations with ordinary Americans on both sides of the political spectrum in an effort to bridge the divide. To learn more about their journey, we sat down with the caravan’s leader, Sister Simone Campbell. She’s a lawyer and poet and the executive director of NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice.

"We the people have got to be the leaders we’ve been waiting for."—Sister Simone Campbell

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