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Latin American Jesuit work on social and environmental justice through local community support and building knowledge from below

15 May 2017
The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) released in 2016 the latest regional assessment for Latin America and the Caribbean, part of the Global Environment Outlook. Pressing issues identified include improving access to water and sanitation, reducing poverty, phasing out ozone-depleting substances, and expanding the network of protected areas. However, the region still faces significant environmental challenges characterized by land degradation, biodiversity loss, pollution, vulnerability to climate change, and unsustainable production and consumption patterns. Photo credit: unep.org

Sergio Coronado Delgado This article explores a possible answer to the broad question of how the Jesuits and their institutions contribute to the responses to environmental issues in Latin America, focusing on the work of Jesuit social centers in the region, especially on mining-related concerns.  The main argument is that acute environmental conflicts caused...
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Latin American and Caribbean Jesuits assess mission impact

31 March 2017
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Ecojesuit shares this commentary from Roberto Jaramillo, SJ as he assumes his position as the new president of the Conference of Jesuit Provincials in Latin America and the Caribbean (CPAL).  The text is originally written in Spanish, Palabra de la CPAL: Un verdadero “sínodo” jesuítico latinoamericano y caribeño. It was a fraternal pleasure to...
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The Latin American Conjuncture Report

11 November 2010
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The Conference of Jesuit Provincials of Latin America (CPAL) launched in 2008 the “Latin American Conjuncture Report” an initiative to take the pulse to the socio-economic situation in Latin America. This is a quarterly report elaborated by the Gumilla Centre of Venezuela on behalf of the CPAL. The objectives defined for the CPAL for...
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