Social Justice Statements


Click here to read the USCCB and LCWR statements on immigration policy.

 "Today, on the third anniversary of the release of Pope Francis’ encyclical,Laudato Si’, nearly 600 U.S. Catholic institutions declared “We Are Still In” on the Paris Climate Agreement!

Catholic Climate Declaration – signed by cardinals and other bishops, college and university presidents, healthcare executives, leaders of religious communities and many others on behalf of their institutions – is a strong and faithful U.S. Catholic response to the urgent need to address climate change through the Paris Agreement. With the Declaration, U.S. Catholics affirm the theological foundation of our need to care for creation and recognize the need to build bridges across differences to create climate solutions in solidarity with our one human family."-Catholic Climate Covenant Read the press release. 

Some of our sisters and affiliates with the Poor People's Campaign in Topeka.

We stand with the LCWR in denouncing the administration's decision to rescind TPS for Hondurans.

Read our statement on Tyson Food Products. 

The Conference of Benedictine Prioresses approved the following social justice statements. Topics included immigration, human trafficking, gun violence and racism. Click the corresponding link below to read the full social justice statements. 

Racism: February 4, 2017                                                                                                  

Read full prayer here.

Gun Violence

Read the full prayer here. 

Immigration: February 4, 2013

Read the full prayer here. 

Human Trafficking

Read the full prayer here.