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.
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...read more
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...read more
The Sisters of Charity, as a congregation, have endorsed the cancellation of the debts of the very heavily debt-burdened countries and the use of the money that would have been paid in interest to be used for poverty reduction and the needs of the poorest people in...read more
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....read more