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Africa - Malawian Ecology in Daily Life
(Apr-2018) 
 

USA - Climate Change and Human Health: IES-LUC 5th Annual Climate Change Conference
(Apr-2018) 
 

Asia Pacific - Helping Marawi Evacuees Rebuild their Community
(Apr-2018) 
 

Latin America - Fe y Alegría Movement is Recognized by Government of Peru
(Apr-2018) 
 

Ireland - 'Laudato Tree' Project Launched in Áras
(Apr-2018) 
 

Portugal - IV Ignatian Social Assembly Reflects on Reconciliation
(Apr-2018) 
 

Global - Global Mining Survey Shows Pollution a Concern in Areas where Jesuits Work
(Apr-2018) 
 

Madagascar - Two-day Workshop to Discern Universal Apostolic Preferences
(Apr-2018) 
 

Europe - Discerning Universal and European Preferences
(Apr-2018) 
 

Africa - Joint Apostolic Initiative Between Europe and Africa Madagascar Conferences
(Apr-2018) 
 

Britain - Organising for the Common Good
(Apr-2018) 
 

Asia Pacific - AJCU-AP Commits to Provide Home for Sustainability Concept
(Apr-2018) 
 

Cameroon - Youth from Unemployed to Entrepreneurs
(Apr-2018) 
 

Promotio Iustitiae 125 on Leadership and Governance
(Mar-2018) 
 

Latin America - Meeting of Indigenous Peoples
(Mar-2018) 
 

Japan - A search for Jesuit partnering between Japan and Vietnam
(Mar-2018) 
 

India - Seminar on Migration from North East India
(Mar-2018) 
 

Rwanda - Summer Camp for Youth at Urumuri Social Centre
(Mar-2018) 
 

USA - Police arrest Catholic Leaders Calling for Immigration Reform
(Mar-2018) 
 

Global - The Second Jesuit Networking Conference
(Mar-2018) 
 

Australia - Building Ecological Justice in Organisations
(Mar-2018) 
 

Pan-Amazonia - Seeking Environment and Economic Justice
(Mar-2018) 
 

England - Jesuits to go Green with Renewable Energy
(Mar-2018) 
 

Global - Where 'Flights for Forests' is Making an Impact?
(Mar-2018) 
 

Europe - The future of Work - Labour after Laudato Si'
(Mar-2018) 
 

India - Jesuit Priest bags Social Activist Award
(Mar-2018) 
 

DR Congo - Support a Church of the Poor Fighting for the Poor
(Feb-2018) 
 

Global - GIAN Migration Network Meets to Plan for Future
(Feb-2018) 
 

Ireland - Responding to Injustice: An Ignatian Approach
(Feb-2018) 
 

Guyana - Jesuits meet on Caribbean Social Problems
(Feb-2018) 
 

South Asia - Hindu hardliners attack Indian Christian Schools
(Feb-2018) 
 

Asia Pacific - Living Laudato Si': A Spirituality for Action Workshop
(Feb-2018) 
 

Canada USA - Conference Advocacy Office Prioritizes 5 Issues for Action
(Feb-2018) 
 

Global - Second Conference on International Networking in the Society of Jesus
(Feb-2018) 
 

Venezuela - No and Yes of the Presidential Elections: A Reflection
(Feb-2018) 
 

Thailand - From Prison to Farm and a Fresh Start in Life
(Feb-2018) 
 

 

List of news

 

News


   
EcoJesuit - IPCC on Climate Change

(Oct-2013)

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) gathers the effort done by the scientific community to provide evidence to decision makers and the public on the mechanisms and effects of climate change. At the end of September, it has produced its Fifth Assessment Report: Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis. This is the outcome of the Working Group I, a full report of more than 2,000 pages, the major findings of which are furnished in a Summary for Policymakers. EcoJesuit has made a comment on it. Read more...

   
PJ 112 Community as mission

(Oct-2013)

There is an interest in renewing the sense of community life in the Society in a way that it could be considered part of the mission and make it possible to offer a friendly space to the poor. Hence we wanted to dedicate this issue of Promotio to gather a series of articles which explore the question in more depth: Read more...

   
Vatican. On mining:

(Oct-2013)

The CEOs of some of the world's top mining companies went to the Vatican for a day-long meeting in September to discuss better ways to operate in communities that are increasingly protesting the destructive impacts of mining. Communities are fearful - with good reason - of the impacts of mining on their water, land and air. Fr. Josep Mària sj was part of the team gathered by the Pontifical Council for Peace, Justice and Integrity of Creation to dialogue with the CEOs. Pope Francis offered a message of greeting and challenge to the group and offered his prayers and blessings on the event: Read more...

   
Dominican Republic - Defending Dominicans of Haitian origin:

(Oct-2013)

The Bonó Centre in Dominican Republic has denounced as unjust the decision taken by the Dominican Constitutional Court that identifies as migrants in transit persons that have been in the country for the last 85 years. This decision prevents the naturalizing process of thousands of Dominicans of Haitian origin present in the country for many decades. They have launched a campaign to defend these Dominicans: Read more...

   
Central America - Position on Mining Extractive activities:

(Oct-2013)

At the end of September the Social Apostolate sector in Central America gathered together to discuss about increasing mining activities in their countries. They expressed their resilience against mining industries that are causing social and environmental disasters, being also a constant threat for the lives of rural and indigenous communities. They finished their meeting with a declaration: Read more...

   
Sri Lanka - Harassment by military personnel

(Oct-2013)

The Centre for Promotion and Protection of Human Rights working in Trincomalee said they had been harassed by military personnel, two days after UN Human Rights Chief Navi Pillay complained of reprisals against persons and organisations in the North and East who held discussions with her during her week long mission to Sri Lanka. More: Read more...

   
Malta - Faith and Environment:

(Oct-2013)

On the 14th September the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice with the support of other entities including the Interdiocesan Commission for the Environment; the Parish of Bormla and the Borma Local council organized TWEMBJENT a festival on the theme Faith and the Environment. The festival included a Mass on the theme. Stands on various aspects of sustainable development, others presenting work done by various environmental NGOs as well as a stand for environment friendly food were set up. Small groups were guided in prayerful reflections on the link between Faith and the Environment: Read more...

   
US - Comprehensive immigration reform legislation

(Oct-2013)

In a sign that Catholic Jesuit institutions across the country want the U.S. House of Representatives to take action on comprehensive immigration reform legislation, nearly thirty Jesuit institutions across the country hosted events in support of legislation that includes a pathway to citizenship during the week of September 22-29, 2013. Learn more about these events, supported and organized by the Ignatian Solidarity Network here: Read more...

   
Asia Pacific - Building houses for the poor:

(Oct-2013)

Xavier University undergraduate Mary Joy Conquilla never dreamt that she would ever build a house as a gift, but she recently did just that in a Jesuit education programme conceived to encourage students to apply Ignatian pedagogy in their everyday lives. Mary Joy was one of 33 students and seven faculty members from nine Jesuit institutions participating in this year's Service Learning Programme (SLP), in which the housing building project was the main service activity. The SLP is an initiative of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities Asia Pacific (AJCU-AP) and was, this year, hosted by Ateneo de Naga University: Read more...