Global - JCAM at the Fourth United Nations General Assembly on the Environment
Three Jesuits participated in the fourth United Nations Environment Assembly, held in Nairobi, from March 4 to 15, 2019. Tshikendwa Matadi, SJ one of the participants says, "We brought the experience of the Church to this forum, highlighting the beautiful and invaluable work of many religious leaders among the poor and the marginalized". Three important areas of consultation was on: a) Ancestral knowledge and the need to safeguard it; b) the urgency to involve young people in the fight for the safeguarding of our Common House, and c) Religious and cultural aspects as a basis for respect for the environment. Read more...