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The mission of the Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation ministry is to explore CSA's distinct contribution to the ongoing, nonviolent transformation of the world towards peace, justice and ecology. This work embraces the efforts of sisters, associates, co-workers and others who share the CSA vision. We live out the mission to bring about systemic change by using the lens of nonviolence to focus on the issues of women, children, health care, globalization (especially as it affects Latin America), seamless ethic of life.

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Laudato Sí Week

May 11, 2021
By Sister Ruth Battaglia, CSA

Laudato Sí Week

Laudato Si’ Week began as a way to celebrate the anniversary of Pope Francis’ world-changing papal encyclical letter, “Laudato Si’: On Care For Our Common Home.” Pope Francis finished writing the letter on May 24, 2015.

The Global Catholic Climate Movement is observing the anniversary with a week long series of events. You can participate in particular events or all of them by clicking HERE.  Click on the days/topics that interest you and beneath the pictures of the presenters you will find a link to register. 

 

Voting Rights

The For The People Act has been introduced in both chambers as H.R. 1 in the House of Representatives and as S.1 in the Senate. In the Joint Address to Congress, President Biden voiced vocal support for the For the People Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act and asked the Senate to pass them right away. With the bill just beginning its way through the Senate process now is a great time to contact your senators asking them to support the bill.

Video from John Lewis Voting Rights Day is available HERE.

 

Immigration

From Interfaith Immigration Coalition:

Attend a Bilingual Webinar (5/12) at 6:30 pm CT: May is a critical month for faith communities to stand in solidarity with directly impacted immigrants in advocating for citizenship for all. Join us this Wednesday to learn how you and your faith community can continue to take action. RSVP here

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