Office of Social and Environmental Justice

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth are committed to social ministry that includes charity and systemic change. The Office of Social and Environmental Justice emphasizes systemic change that is rooted in the Gospel and directed by the congregational mission statement and most recent General Assembly directives. These “lenses” are used to analyze issues, reflect on potential actions, examine opportunities for collaboration, and create a unified voice for confronting global injustices of our time.

Corporate Statements

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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...

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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...

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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...

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