Sister Simone Campbell, of the Sisters of Social Services, was interviewed on "The Colbert Report" last night. She discussed social justice, solidarity with the poor, and what it means to be radical. Check out the interview, below.

 

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Carlos Orozco | 6/14/2012 - 7:27pm
Politics, politics, politics. Nothing but vulgar partisan politics.
Jim Thomas | 6/13/2012 - 1:32pm
I will be praying for Sister and all religious in the Catholic church.  Fr. James Martins prayer "A Prayer for Frustrated Catholics" is something I think we could all do well to read again, here is a link. http://www.americamagazine.org/blog/entry.cfm?blog_id=2&entry_id=5169 Whenever I think of saying something negative or unkind I am doing my best to reflect on what is said within this prayer.
Vince Killoran | 6/13/2012 - 10:25am
"It makes those who share the same opinions, and who have better access to a sympathetic media, feel better about themselves."

Kind of like Cardinal Dolan going on ETWN or Bill O'Reilly, right? Of course it's a friendly audience.

Sr. Campbell seems like she could handle herself in front of some bishops, O'Reilly, or a Knights of Columbus audience. Ir
Stanley Kopacz | 6/13/2012 - 6:47am
A reality program about nuns would be a great idea.  It would actually have some reality to it.  Reality program are usually about narcissistic cripples.  How great to be about selfless nuns.  It would not match the agenda of the corporate media, however.
Kevin Murphy | 6/13/2012 - 1:51am
Going on Colbert, being lobbed easy questions by a sympathetic host before a sympathetic audience, is akin to Sister Farley's appearance before the CTSA and receiving a standing ovation. The fix was in, i.e. there was never any doubt the Sisters are on the side of the angels against progressive Catholicism's new Voldemort, the Magisterium.
This is all public relations and changes nothing. It makes those who share the same opinions, and who have better access to a sympathetic media, feel better about themselves.
Marie Rehbein | 6/12/2012 - 9:26pm
It was good to see that someone is keeping the faith while the bishops play politics.
ROBERT KILLOREN | 6/12/2012 - 8:33pm
It was quite a good show that also included Martin Sheen who also talked about social justice.
Vince Killoran | 6/12/2012 - 5:22pm
Funny, wise.  I can't wait for the bus to roll through Baltimore!