RNS photo by John McCusker/The Times-Picayune.

Young lawyer fights for social justice on her way to becoming a nun

NEW ORLEANS (RNS) Alison McCrary's work often takes her to the streets of the city or sitting in a bar.  “People have such a misconception of what nuns are,” she says. “We're supposed to run into the world, not out of it. Our eyes are wide open, and our sleeves are rolled up.” By Sheila Stroup.