House of Representatives Honor Catholic Sisters

On September 22, the House of Representatives voted unanimously for House Resolution 441. The resolution “honors and commends Catholic sisters for their humble service and courageous sacrifice throughout the history of this nation; and supports the goals of the Women & Spirit: Catholic Sisters in America Traveling Exhibit, a project sponsored by the LCWR in association with Cincinnati Museum Center and established to recognize the historical contributions of Catholic sisters in the U.S.

The resolution was introduced into the House by the Honorable Marcy Kaptur of Ohio on May 14, 2009.

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Click here for those who voted yes for the resolution.

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