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Statement of Adrian Dominican Sisters on Domestic Terrorism in Charlottesville, Virginia
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August 14, 2017, Adrian, Michigan – In response to the recent violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, the General Council of the Adrian Dominican Sisters released the following statement on behalf of the Congregation.

The Adrian Dominican Sisters deplore the acts of white supremacist terrorism in Charlottesville, Virginia, that resulted in a tragic loss of life and numerous casualties over the weekend. Hatred and bigotry are anathema to civil discourse, the rule of law and the ideals of our democracy. As women of faith, we add our voice to those calling for an end to racist violence in our country and pray that we awaken to the loving imperative of our being created equal in the image of God.

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Avatar  Esther Kennedy 7 years agoReply

Thank you for the words "rule of law and ideals of our democracy. And to president trump there is no moral equivalency between kkk,white supremacists, neo-nazi torch fire marchers and protesters. May he begin to read our history of slavery. Jim Crow and segregation so to act on beh

Avatar  Carol Rice 7 years agoReply

Sisters thank you but stronger words are called for in denouncing this. Call out our leaders.who promote hate by name.

Avatar  LINDA Kay Pirrello 7 years agoReply

All women and men are created equal...in the image and likeness of God

Avatar  Joan Baustian, O.P. 7 years agoReply

We must continually condemn as immoral those in hate groups which trample on those values we hold true. We must demand that all those in all levels, including the highest in government, be purged from positions of influence. To this end, we pledge our undying efforts to serve truth,
love and the God who made us all.

Avatar  Deborah Carter 7 years agoReply

AMEN! I stand with my Sisters on this! Thank you!

Avatar  Susan Sandles 7 years agoReply

Thank you Sisters for standing up to deplorable acts of racist violence and hatred.



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