Rio de Janeiro - Rio+20 Conference
During the week of June 18-22, more than 40 Jesuits and lay collaborators, along with members of the Christian Life Communities, participated in the events of the official conference, Rio + 20, and the parallel conference of the social movements, the "Summit of the Peoples." They were able to count on the support of the Society's works in Brazil, especially the team of Fe y Alegría. One afternoon they organized an ecumenical prayer service on creation as part of the activities of the Summit. Accompanied by the provincial of Brazil, Carlos Palacios, they also met one morning to dialogue about ecological commitment as a dimension of our mission and our lives. The editors of EcoJesuit, who attended the Conference during those days, sent out a daily bulletin of information on the internet. Read more...