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  • To build bridges between the rich and the poor, and establish advocacy links... (GC 35, # 3.28)

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  • 'Friends of the Lord' means 'Friends with the poor'(GC 34, # 2.9)

  • Move beyond doubts and indifference to take responsibility for our home, the Earth (GC 35, # 3.31)

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  • Asia Pacific Conference Social Apostolate gathering 2013

  • Love of God which does not issue in justice for others is a farce (Pedro Arrupe SJ, 1973)


World championship of street soccer

Augusto Dotto (BRA)

The Integral Sport Program - PEI (Programa Esporte Integral) is one of the social projects of the Citizenship and Social Action Jesuit Network. It is a program located at Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos - UNISINOS, a Jesuit University in south of Brazil. From July 1 to 14th 2014, 7 teenagers of PEI participated in the World Championship of Street Soccer that took place in the city of São Paulo. The youngsters - accompanied by 4 educators of the Program - were selected based on their experience in the activities and also due to their leadership profile in their groups and communities.

The youngsters that represent PEI are between 15 and 18 years old. 4 ...

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