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Corporate Stances

1980

We, the Dominican Congregation of Our Lady of the Rosary,
          support the Call to Halt the Nuclear Arms Race.

Call to Halt the Nuclear Arms Race printed by: 
Institute for Defense and Disarmament Studies,
    American Friends Service Committee,
Clergy and Laity Concerned, Fellowship of Reconciliation.

1981

We, the Dominican Congregation of Our Lady of the Rosary,
        support the permanent termination of military aid to El Salvador.

1982

We, the Dominican Congregation of Our Lady of the Rosary,
          oppose the deprivation of human rights of the Catholic population of Northern Ireland;
          support all non-violent efforts toward a peaceful and just solution that will allow the self-determination of the people of Northern Ireland.

1986

We, the Dominican Congregation of Our Lady of the Rosary
believe the call of the Gospel to “bring Good News to the poor and to set the downtrodden free.” (Luke 4:18);
           
oppose the United States intervention in Central America;
          challenge the United States immigration policy.

1989

We, the Dominican Congregation of Our Lady of the Rosary
          believe in the sanctity of life;
          oppose the death penalty as a means of punishment.

2000

We, the Dominican Congregation of Our Lady of the Rosary,
          believe that the federal budget is a moral document, representing our priorities,
          values and aspirations;
          believe that huge increases in military spending affect people living in poverty,
          children, the elderly and the infirm of our nation;
          recall the words of Vatican II: “The arms race is an utterly treacherous trap for humanity, and one that ensnares the poor to an intolerable degree.”
                                                             The Church in the Modern World

2003

We, the Dominican Congregation of Our Lady of the Rosary
          support peaceful, rather than violent means to achieve regime changes;
          oppose a United States led military campaign in Iraq;
          urge our government leaders to reject the use of violence in favor of diplomatic means to secure a lasting peace.

2005

We, the Dominican Congregation of Our Lady of the Rosary,
          support human rights;
          oppose trafficking of women and children for sexual exploitation and forced labor.

2010

We, the Dominican Congregation of Our Lady of the Rosary,

support compassionate and comprehensive reform of United States immigration laws;

we believe that the life and dignity of the human person is fundamental to a just society; *

we stand in solidarity with our brothers and sisters, our neighbors in this interdependent world. *

* Principles of Catholic Social Teaching

 

 

 

 

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