Over the course of three weeks in July and crossing 13 states, the group of religious sisters associated with the organization Network took their Nuns on the Bus tour to American cities and towns to hear and share stories of economically challenged Americans, and how the economic gap might be bridged. People along the way showed their support of the sisters’ efforts by writing their signatures on the bus.

Twenty nuns participated in the road trip which ended in Philadelphia during the week of the Democratic National Convention with a rally at St. Joseph’s Preparatory School in the city. Network is a social justice lobby inspired by Catholic sisters. (Photos by Sarah Webb)