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Sister Tarianne DeYonker, OP, Writes About Political Activism of Catholic Sisters

November 1, 2018, Adrian, Michigan – Sister Tarianne DeYonker, OP, a member of Global Sisters Report’s The Life Panel, writes on the political activism of many Catholic Sisters. Noting the need for citizens to be politically active, she cites numerous examples of Sisters who have taken a stance toward justice and peace in areas such as immigration, mining on indigenous lands, poverty, and hunger. Read the writings of other panelists; scroll down to find Sister Tarianne’s article on political activism. 


Religious Superiors of Philippines Speak Out Against Increased Militarization of Society

December 22, 2017, Cubao, Quezon City, Philippines – Members of the General Assembly of the Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation Commission of the Association of the Major Religious Superiors of the Philippines issued a statement decrying the “worsening assault on human life and dignity of human beings” and the “increasing militarization of society.” The religious leaders – including the leadership of the Our Lady of Remedies Mission Chapter of the Adrian Dominican Sisters, based in Pampanga, Philippines – committed to leave their mark to “rewrite, remake, and recreate this nation toward peace, nonviolence, care for the earth, justice and love for all those who are marginalized and disenfranchised in society.” Read the entire statement.


 

 

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