Nuns on the Bus in the News

Selected media appearances and mentions for Nuns on the Bus.

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Nuns On The Bus Visit Las Cruces

Jun 12, 2013 - Sloan Patton, KRWG

Washington D.C. - based lobbying group "Nuns on the Bus" stopped in Las Cruces to rally behind immigration reform. These nuns are part of a larger group called Network.

“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.

"Nuns on the Bus" tour nation for immigration reform

DALLAS - Promptly at 3 p.m., the big bus rolled into the parking lot at Catholic Charities here. One hundred people were there to greet them. These women, "Nuns on the Bus," travel the continent on behalf of justice.

Immigration reform: Nuns visit El Paso, urge pressure on lawmakers

More than 200 supporters of immigration reform filled the conference hall of St. Pius X Catholic Church and shared stories with the advocate group known as the Nuns on the Bus on Monday night.

Nuns on the Bus back immigration bill

As the U.S. Senate prepares to take up an immigration overhaul bill this week, a group of activist Catholic sisters on a cross-country tour stopped in San Antonio on Sunday to rally support for the controversial changes… The rally drew about 300 supporters to the parking lot of St. Leonard Church on South Zarzamora.

'Nuns on the Bus' brings message of immigration reform to San Antonio

While the United States Senate debates whether to pass widespread immigration reform in Washington, D.C., a tour bus full of nuns has been criss-crossing the U.S. since late May, encouraging people to demand new immigration laws at every stop. Sunday the bus rolled through San Antonio.

Nuns on the Bus Roll Through North Texas

You don’t have to be Catholic or even spiritually minded to get a kick out of the activist group that calls itself Nuns on the Bus.

The nuns’ bus stops in Camden

On May 30, the morning of the second day of their 6,500-mile journey, the nuns swung through Camden City, visiting two parishes, to generate support for their current cause, immigration reform. They were greeted warmly, cheered and asked to pose for photos before the bus was back on the road, travelling to a fundraiser in Washington and an Oval Office meeting between one of the nuns, Sister Simone Campbell, and President Barack Obama.

First Baptist Orlando helps lead faith-based support for immigration reform

The endorsement of evangelicals brings near-unanimity among religious organizations lining up in support of immigration reform, said Sister Simone Campbell, whose Nuns on the Bus tour came through Central Florida this week in support of immigrants seeking citizenship. "Once the evangelicals came on, it was huge," Campbell said.

Pressure building on Georgia’s senators concerning immigration bill

At 3 p.m. Wednesday, nuns on a 6,500-mile, 15-state tour will rally outside U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss’ Atlanta office in support of “comprehensive immigration reform for the good of the people and the good of the Georgia economy.” Top officials with the Georgia AFL-CIO and Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights are set to join them.