Nuns on the Bus in the News

Selected media appearances and mentions for Nuns on the Bus.

Samples of Media Coverage of NETWORK's Nuns on the Bus: We the People, We the Voters

New ‘Nuns on the Bus’ tour to tackle political ‘dark money’  Religion News Service 9-8-14 This story appeared in numerous media outlets across the country, including The Washington Post and U.S. Catholic. 

Nuns On The Bus Activists' Group Ends Their Cross Country Trip In California

Jun 18, 2013 - Justin Sullivan, GETTY

Immigration activist group "NETWORK's Nuns on the Bus" wrapped up a 6,500-mile 15-state tour across the country to urge lawmakers to support legislation that provides a roadmap to citizenship for aspiring Americans.

Catholic nuns in Modesto, Salida to urge immigration reform

Monday, the tour stopped at the Salida office of Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Turlock. The nuns want elected officials to support immigration reform to make it easier for families to earn citizenship.

Nuns on the Bus Tour to Reach San Francisco Today

A group of nuns began their 6,500-mile bus journey late last month in New Jersey with a view of Ellis Island. Since then, their brightly-decorated blue bus with images of hands raised — to show support for families and immigration reform — has rolled for more than 5,000 miles down Eastern Seaboard roads and into the South. This week marks the California leg of the "Nuns on the Bus" tour supported by NETWORK, a national Catholic social justice group.

Nuns come to Bakersfield in support of immigration reform

Local supporters of immigration reform legislation now making its' way through the U.S. Senate got a boost of moral support from a group of nuns. Nine Catholic sisters, part of Nuns on a Bus national tour, stopped in Bakersfield over the weekend, where they joined others at Yokuts Park for a rally and then short march to the office of Rep. Kevin McCarthy.

Nuns on a bus tour stops in Bakersfield to rally for immigration reform

A group of nuns is traveling the country to push for immigration reform and their bus tour stopped in Bakersfield Saturday afternoon.

‘Nuns on Bus’ take immigration reform message across country

Nuns on a cross-country road trip to promote immigration reform are nearing the end of their 6,500 mile journey.

Nuns talk immigration on bus tour

Some Washington-based Catholic nuns advocating for immigration reform stopped in San Diego on Friday to spread their message as part of a national bus tour.

Sisters roll into east valley pushing immigration reform

With straw hats and water bottles in hand, the Sisters braved the 100-plus weather to tour mobile home parks such as St. Anthony Trailer Park and Avenue 77 Park in Thermal, home to many of the valley’s immigrants.

“Nuns on a bus” go to El Paso, call for immigration reform

Jun 12, 2013 - Anoushah Rasta, KTSM

A bus full of nuns paid a visit to St. Pius X Community Hall in El Paso today to push for immigration reform. They call themselves “Nuns on a Bus” and they’re touring states across the country, just as a highly anticipated immigration bill makes its way to the Senate floor.