Change of Habit
January 9, 2014
The population of Catholic nuns in Western PA and across the United States is a quarter of what it was in the late 1960s. But even with their numbers dwindling and local convents shuttered, the revered Sisters aren't complaining or giving up, they're actually reinventing themselves. WQED’s Michael Bartley takes you to several local orders of religious women to show you where they're working and how they see the future of Sisters.
Coming Up Next
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
conversation@wqed: Mark Clayton Southers & Todd Kreidler
Michael Bartley is joined by two playwrights to talk about their work and their relationship with their mentor, the late great Pittsburgh playwright August Wilson.