According to Decree 3 of General
Congregation 35 (2008) this is the third area in which Jesuits, as servants of Christ, are invited to work.
Care of the environment
affects the quality of our relationships
with God, with other human beings
and with creation itself.
The drive to access and exploit sources
of energy and other natural resources
is very rapidly widening the damage to earth,
air water, and our whole environment.
How to promote studies and practices focusing
on the causes of poverty
and the question of environment’s improvement?
How to use advocacy and research
to serve the poor and those who work
for the protection of environment?
How to invite all people
to appreciate more deeply
our covenant with creation
and to act accordingly
in terms of political responsibility,
employment, family life,
and personal lifestyle?