Weekly Justice Highlights

  • The April issue of Stop Trafficking newsletter co-sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth is available here.
  • April 22 is Earth Day, In ongoing efforts to care for Earth a prayer service is located here. A resource entitled, Earth as Our Home published by Catholic Sisters for a Healthy Earth is located here.
  • In the Spirit of St. Vincent: Individuals from all around the world are invited to add their signature in support of a Social Protection Floor Initiative by clicking here.
  • Urge Egyptian leaders to uphold international law by overturning the 528 death sentences and ordering fair trials, commute all death sentences and establish a moratorium on executions at this website.
  • Challenging Unjust Structures: Urge Attorney General Eric Holder and U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara to conduct a full and thorough investigation of Ramarley Graham;s death and bring federal charges against Officer Richard Haste by clicking here.
  • Challenging Unjust Structures: Urge Congress to end tax loopholes and make corporations pay their fair share of taxes.
  • Urge U.S. Representatives to oppose budget cuts that would slash foreign aid for children in need when the number of displaced people by conflict is at a 20 year high by clicking here.
  • Human Trafficking: A new resource entitled, U.S. Catholic Sisters Against Human Trafficking focuses on Human Trafficking and the Objectification of Women. It is being circulated through the Bahkita Initiative and is located here.
  • Louisville:  On April 18, the Way of the Cross: A Walk for Justice will begin at 9:30 AM at the Mazzoli Federal Building (7th and Chestnut) and end at Founders Square (5th and Liberty). The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth are cosponsors for this event.
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