Act on behalf of Justice, Peace and Care of Creation
Dominicans around the
United States are deeply concerned for issues of peace and justice
in this country and around the world. The justice effort of the
Dominican Order is organized through an international commission
and Domincans in the United States participate in that worldwide
Call to Action document describes the priority issues of
justice and peace for North American Dominicans. It is updated annually
and will be revisited in its full context in July, 2006. This represents
the work of justice and peace promoters in the United States and
Canada.Justice promoters in each congregation and province
advocate on a number of issues in collaboration with lots of other
groups through political, economic and civic processes.
of creation is the context out of which flows all that we do as
Dominican Justice Promoters.
Read the United Nations Earth Charter
(PDF) for background information. (Read the Earth Charter in
• challenge the systems
that dominate and oppress our world;
• preach truth that liberates all;
• study the interrelatedness of all;
• pray to sustain hope;
• encourage a life style that fosters equitable and mutually
enhancing life for Earth community.
These pages will be updated as the Dominican
Call to Action document is revised.
Click here to download a PDF version
of the Dominican Call to Action document.
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