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
Monday, August 3, 2015
conversation@wqed: Natalie Bencivenga, Kate Benz, and Debbie Norrell
Host Michael Bartley is joined by social scene columnists Natalie Bencivenga from the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Kate Benz from the Tribune Review and Debbie Norrell from the Pittsburgh Courier to talk about the social scene in Pittsburgh and what the events they cover mean to the city.