Issues

The social justice efforts of the Dominican Sisters of Peace are guided by the Dominican Call to Action, a document that describes the most significant issues of justice and peace for North American Dominicans. Current issues outlined in this document include:

Global Climate Change
Education and Action for Nonviolence
Death Penalty
Disarmament
Justice After War in Iraq
Israel/Palestine
Human Trafficking
Immigration
UN Millenium Development Goals

Click the links below for reflections, events, projects, and videos addressing many of these topics.



Weapons-Free Zones
- Radio Interview with Justice Promoter Sr. Judy Morris, OP
On July 26, 2011, Justice Promoter Sr. Judy Morris (Louisville, KY) was interviewed by the news director of WBRT, a radio station in Bardstown, KY, about declaring Dominican Sisters of Peace facilities weapons-free zones (click here for the original story). To listen to the original interview, click the play button below.

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Global Climate Change

Education and Action for Nonviolence

Death Penalty

Disarmament

  • Myths & Facts: The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) reports that there are over 23,300 nuclear weapons in the world today posing constant threats. To read seven myths and facts highlighted in ICAN's booklet entitled I Can Imagine a World Without Nuclear Weapons, click here. For additional information on the organization, click here.

Israel/Palestine

Human Trafficking

Immigration

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