Asia Pacific - Reconciliation and Justice in Natural Resource Management
The annual Social Apostolate gathering of Jesuit Conference of Asia Pacific (JCAP) held in Yangon, Myanmar from 4-7, July 2017 reflected on the theme of 'Reconciliation and Justice in Natural Resource Management'. Cardinal Charles Bo, Archbishop of Yangon, inaugurating the Conference said, "Today we face environmental and ecological holocaust. It is a scary moment." He called the Jesuits "to think big, never give up. The world needs you." Based on inputs from resource persons and field interaction with environmental rights activists and three organizations the participants analysed, reflected, prayed and committed themselves to act authentically both personally and collectively. Read more...