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Justice and Peace

Grounded in our roots and enlightened by the Gospel, “we work for a future in which the poor and suffering, the hungry in body and spirit, will know God’s saving presence in them.” Learn more about our Justice and Peace work.

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Loretto Actively Engaged in Helping To Create More Just, Peaceful World

By Loretto Community / February 6, 2023 /
Woman in sunglasses and mask stands in the street holding a red sign that reads "Racism Kills."

Article 40 of I Am the Way, Loretto’s Constitutions, says, “Cooperation with others engaged in creating a more just and peaceful world is crucial to fruitful mission.” This week we…

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Loretto Reflects on MLK and His Message of Nonviolence: Creating the ‘Beloved Community’

By Loretto Community / January 13, 2023 /
Colorful banner of a peace dove over flames with text "We work for justice and act for peace", "The Loretto Community"

I’ve been to the mountaintop. I’ve seen the promised land. I may not get there with you. But I want you to know tonight that we, as a people, will…

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The Sad Saga of Sam Bankman-Fried and His Cryptocurrency 

By Kim Klein CoL / January 4, 2023 /

By now people who follow the news have probably heard of FTX and its wunderkind creator, Sam Bankman-Fried. Very simply put, Bankman-Fried created a form of cryptocurrency and encouraged a lot…

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Immigration Spotlight – October 27, 2023

By Loretto Community / December 28, 2022 /

LACC invites you to join the next “Immigration Spotlight” on October 27, 2023, which will look at issues around the U.S.-Mexico Border. The Latin America Caribbean Committee’s Immigration Spotlight is…

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Immigration Spotlight – July 28, 2023

By Loretto Community / December 28, 2022 /

LACC invites you to join the next “Immigration Spotlight” on July 28, 2023, which will explore issues concerning Farmworkers. The Latin America Caribbean Committee’s Immigration Spotlight is a bi-monthly opportunity…

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Immigration Spotlight – April 28, 2023

By Loretto Community / December 28, 2022 /

LACC invites you to join the “Immigration Spotlight” on April 28, 2023, discussing issues around the U.S.-Mexico border. The Latin America Caribbean Committee’s Immigration Spotlight is a bi-monthly opportunity to…

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Immigration Spotlight – January 27th, 2023

By Loretto Community / December 28, 2022 /

LACC invites you to join the next “Immigration Spotlight” on January 27, 2023, which will look at Haitian/African migrants. The Latin America Caribbean Committee’s Immigration Spotlight is a bi-monthly opportunity…

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An Advent Invitation To Support Loretto’s Work for Peace And Justice

By Loretto Community / November 28, 2022 /
A woman with her hands clasped in gratitude in front of her stands next to a donation box in a chapel.

First Sunday of Advent: The Season of Eternal Newness Pope Francis prays:  Son of God, Jesus, through you all things were made. You were formed in the womb of Mary…

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“The Letter” documentary – Screening and Discussion

By Loretto Community / November 16, 2022 /
Banner reading "The future of planet Earth is in our hands."

Please join us for a Communitywide screening and discussion of “The Letter,” a new documentary from the Laudato Si’ Movement on the personal invitation Pope Francis issued to each of…

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The Loretto Way: Loretto Celebrates Work of Peacemakers

By Loretto Community / November 14, 2022 /
Two women in hats and sunglassed hold a "Remove Nukes" banner in front of strands of paper cranes.

How do we live in this world and build a society of love and peace? Our world is ruled by powers that divide and destroy. What can believers do? What…

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Increased nuclear threat may renew interest in disarmament, advocates say

By Loretto Community / September 26, 2022 /

Posted by Global Sisters Report on September 22, 2022 … Blissman said the NPT talks were “yet one more example of how the U.N. operates in silos on different existential…

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Interfaith Panel Discussion on the 77th Anniversary of the Atomic Bombing of Nagasaki, Japan

By Loretto Community / August 17, 2022 /
Colorful artwork with the text "We work for justice and act for peace." Art by Bob Strobridge.

Notions of white supremacy and racism have deep ties to the history and culture of nuclear weapons. International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons Over the years, several Loretto members have…

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