Newsletter - Justice and Peace - Corporate Stanceshttp://www.domhou.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=Justice and Peace - Corporate Stancesen-us2017-11-23T05:23:02.5748605-06:00Sanctuaryhttp://www.domhou.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=Justice and Peace - Corporate Stances&newsletterid=3148/3/2016 12:00:00 AM<p>The Dominican Sisters of the Congregation of the Sacred Heart, Houston, Texas, are committed to the Spirit of St. Dominic.Nuclear Disarmamenthttp://www.domhou.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=Justice and Peace - Corporate Stances&newsletterid=3128/3/2016 12:00:00 AM<p>The Dominican Sisters of Houston call upon the United States government to lead the way for the global abolition of nuclear and all weapons of mass destruction by adopting a plan to lock down, reduce, and eliminated nuclear and all weapons of mass destruction.</p><p>We call for the immediate development, adoption and implementation of a plan that will ensure that there will be no new nuclear weapons, no new materials for nuclear weapons, and no testing nuclear weapons.Genetically Engineered Cropshttp://www.domhou.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=Justice and Peace - Corporate Stances&newsletterid=3118/3/2016 12:00:00 AM<p>We support a moratorium on the planting of GE (genetically engineered) crops pending environmental and human safety studies.&nbsp; Until such time as this technology is proven safe, all foods containing GE ingredients should be labeled.Iraqhttp://www.domhou.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=Justice and Peace - Corporate Stances&newsletterid=3108/3/2016 12:00:00 AM<p>We, the Dominican Sisters of Houston, stand with the Iraq Coordinating Committee and Dominicans throughout the world in calling upon the United States government to establish a plan and timetable for withdrawal from Iraq.</p><p>Our hearts go out to all who have been victimized by this war; therefore, this withdrawal must ensure the safety of our armed forces and all Iraqis.Culture of Peace and Nonviolencehttp://www.domhou.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=Justice and Peace - Corporate Stances&newsletterid=3098/3/2016 12:00:00 AM<p>&#8220;True peace is far more that the absence of war.&nbsp; For there to be peace among nations, there must also be peace within them, among groups and individuals.Capital Punishmenthttp://www.domhou.org/default.aspx?act=newsletter.aspx&category=Justice and Peace - Corporate Stances&newsletterid=3088/3/2016 12:00:00 AM<p>The Dominican Sisters of Houston call for the abolition of the Death Penalty in Texas and throughout the United States.&nbsp; As women of faith, we believe in the sanctity of human life and in a merciful and forgiving God who offers the opportunity for redemption, change and growth.