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Will the World Be Saved By Beauty?

One of the most compelling events we have attended here in Paris has been the International Tribunal on the Rights of Nature. Elise García, OP has done a fine job reporting on this in the Global Sisters Report. I have … Continue reading

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Letter Sent to Delegates by Dominicans Worldwide at COP21 Climate Summit

Dear Sisters and Associates, Members of the worldwide Order of Dominicans today sent an open letter to delegates at the COP21 climate summit, underscoring the importance of arriving at a fair, ambitious, and binding agreement to limit global warming and … Continue reading

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Dominican Sisters USA…Climate Justice Now

So here we are in Paris, four Dominican Sisters from the U.S., with literally thousands of people from all over the world, hoping to be a visible and vocal presence to governments as they make crucial decisions that will impact the well-being of the world’s people, … Continue reading

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The Path to Paris

As our sisters, Pat Daly, Elise Garcia, Margaret Mayce, and Pat Siemen, prepare to travel to Paris for the Climate Summit, we hold them in our hearts and prayers. They are leaving after Thanksgiving, so we pray not only for … Continue reading

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Five Reasons the Climate Summit in Paris Is Important

There are many reasons the Climate Summit in Paris is important. Here are five: The laws of physics wait for no one. GHG emissions continue to escalate and Earth is in a fever. We need a binding global agreement that will … Continue reading

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