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Environmentalists are mourning the death of Charity Sr. Paula Gonzalez, a Cincinnati nun who spent the last 45 years of her life advocating for renewable energy. Gonzalez, 83, died July 31 at the Charity Sisters’ Ohio motherhouse.

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Woman of the Year

Sister Paula González hasn’t worn a habit in a long time. Then again, she breaks the mold in a lot of ways. Her more frequent attire for the last 40 years has been an Earth T-shirt. Her first shirt, bought in the early ’70s, displayed the words “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.”

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Remembering Sister Paula

Sister Paula Gonzalez, SC, the visionary founder of EarthConnection as a center for learning and reflection about living lightly on Earth, died peacefully on July 31, 2016. She opted for a green burial and was laid to rest in the cemetery of the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati on August

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