Nuns on the Bus in the News

Selected media appearances and mentions for Nuns on the Bus.

New ‘Nuns on the Bus’ tour to highlight Pope Francis’ US visit and agenda

Aug 26, 2015 - Religion News Service

"Nuns on a Bus" will stop in Ohio, conversations to affect change

Aug 26, 2015 - Toledo News Now

‘Nuns on the Bus’ to travel to Topeka ahead of Pope’s U.S. visit

Aug 26, 2015 - KSNT

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


Op-eds by Sister Simone Campbell

Des Moines Register “‘We the People’ need to be we the voters in ’14,” 9/13/14

Global Sisters Report / National Catholic Reporter “Nuns on the Bus hit the road once again, this time for Democracy,” 9/15/14

Sioux City Journal “OTHER VOICES: Influence of big money undermines political system in America," 9/17/14

The Guardian,  “America's politics are segregated. Secret money has broken the system. But there is another way,” 9/22/14

Other Media Coverage

Religion News Service

Global Sisters Report/NCR

ABC News 

ABC News 

Washington Post

New York Times 

The Guardian


Catholic News Service

Chicago Sun-Times 

Lexington Herald-Leader

Daily Kos

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.