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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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Stop the war with Iran

January 06, 2020
By Sister Ruth Battaglia, CSA

The Sisters of St. Agnes have taken a public stance against violence and therefore oppose a war with Iran. To be most effective, express your concerns as soon as possible.

Contact your Senators and Representatives. Urge them to deny funds for war with Iran. 

For a petition from Maryknoll Office of Global Concerns, click here. Go to “Take action”.



1. Pax Christi USA statement with link to letter from religious leaders sign-on statement about Iran, July 2019. 

2.  Will We See Through the "Fog of War' This Time? by Rose Marie Berger

3. Iran: Break the Cycle of Violence With a Just Peace Framework by Eli S. McCarthy

4. Blocking Trump's War with Iran by the Authority of Faith and Congress by Jim Wallis

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