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Sister Simone Campbell ‘speechless’ over Presidential Medal of Freedom

Pres. Biden awarded 17 Americans with the Presidential Medal of Freedom Thursday including Sister Simone Campbell, who’s spent over 40 years advocating on issues of poverty, justice and healthcare. MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell asked Sister Simone what advice she would give to young people: “Listen and respond to the needs around us.”July 8, 2022.
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Sister Simone Campbell: From ‘nun on the bus’ to Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient

This week, 17 people got a phone call from President Joe Biden telling them they were going to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor. One of them, Sister Simone Campbell, is a woman who has devoted her life to helping. She is a nun and a member of the Sisters of Social Service in Encino. She says, “Tears sprang to my eyes. I was so shocked,” upon receiving the presidential call.
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Simone Campbell, “Nun on the Bus,” To Headline CFPA Multifaith Service

When I called Sister Simone Campbell at the time we had agreed on last Friday morning, there was no answer. The renowned social justice advocate, executive director of NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice for almost 17 years, and leader of Nuns on the Bus will be delivering the sermon at the annual Multifaith Service for Peace, sponsored by the Coalition for Peace Action (CFPA) in the Princeton University Chapel on Sunday, November 14 at 11 a.m.
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