The SCNs condemn racism in all its harmful forms

The SCNs condemn racism in all its harmful forms

We, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, rooted in Gospel nonviolence and the call to “love our neighbor as our self” (Matthew12:31) find racism an offense against God. We pray with those who are victims and for those who are in need of awakening to a love that honors...
Statement for peace on the US-DPRK crisis

Statement for peace on the US-DPRK crisis

Last week, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth leadership teams gathered in Orlando, Florida, with 650 members of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) for their annual meeting. During that annual meeting, it was apparent through discussions that...

Corporate Stance Process for Sisters of Charity of Nazareth

Definition: A corporate stance of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth is a public statement or action made in the Congregation’s name, on behalf of and with the informed consent of a simple majority of community members, polled in regard to a major issue of concern...

Corporate Stance on Opposing Trafficking

We, Sisters of Charity of Nazareth Family, stand in support of human rights by firmly opposing trafficking of all persons, especially of women and children, for purposes of sexual exploitation and forced labor. We commit ourselves to: Congregation-wide prayer for the...

Corporate Stance on Water

We, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth Family affirm that water is a fundamental, inalienable human right. Earth’s freshwater is limited and essential for a just and sustainable world. Water, as a human right and a common good, cannot be bought, sold or traded as a...

SCN Statement on Iraq War

We, the following members and associates of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, Kentucky, a community of Roman Catholic sisters and associate members based at Nazareth, Kentucky, call on the government of the United States to end the war in Iraq. We affirm the...

SCN Statement on U.S. Policies in Central America

We, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, affirming the right of peoples of Central America to life and to political self-determination, oppose the oppressive policies and interventionism of the United States government towards sovereign nations of Central America....

SCN Endorsement of Sanctuary

Speaking for the Congregation, the Executive Committee expressed endorsement of the right of sanctuary. In response to our commitment as Sisters of Charity of Nazareth to: listen prayerfully to the call of God as expressed through shared reflection on the needs of...

SCN Statement on Nuclear Disarmament

As Christian women dedicated to living out Gospel values, we oppose the proliferation of nuclear armament as destructive of these values. Believing that peace is a priority in our lives, we still strive to promote it on the personal level by caring, sharing and...