Sister Teresa Forcades
Teresa Forcades, Spanish Benedictine nun, theologian, physician and political activist, is one of Europe’s leading radical thinkers.
Marrying her Catholic faith with a passion for social justice, she came to prominence for her eloquent condemnation of the abuses of some of the world’s biggest pharmaceutical companies. She has gone on to found a leading Catalonian anti-capitalist independence movement and is one of the leading voices in the world today against the injustices of capitalism and the patriarchy of modern society and of her own church.
She has written four books:
- La Trinitat avui (The Trinity Today) (Publicacions de l’Abadia de Montserrat, 2005)
- Els crims de les grans companies farmacèutiques (The Crimes of big Pharmaceutical Companies) (Cristianisme i Justícia, 2006)
- La teologia feminista en la història (Feminist Theology in History) (Fragmenta Editorial, 2007)
- Faith and Freedom (Polity, 2016)