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Natural and mineral resources: A theological reflection

28 February 2015
Crédit photo: Commission européenne, 2010

Frank Turner, SJ “To believe in You, I must believe in love and in justice; and believing in these things is a thousand times better than pronouncing your name.” (Attributed to Henri de Lubac, SJ) The theme of justice in the domain of natural and mineral resources has become a central pillar of the...
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Networking for corporate accountability in the extractives sector and calling for open justice in Canada

28 February 2015
Répartition géographique des avoirs miniers canadiens en 2013.  Crédit photo:Ressources naturelles Canada

Kirsti Tasala The Canadian Jesuits International (CJI), an apostolate of the Jesuits in English Canada, joined the Canadian Network on Corporate Accountability (CNCA) in early 2014 and added its voice calling on Canada to be “Open for Justice.” CNCA launched Open for Justice in October 2013, a campaign that invites Canadians to support demands...
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GNMR Update: Responding to equity and sustainability concerns in the governance of mineral and natural resources

15 August 2014
2014_08_15_P&P_ES  photo

The first issue of the GNMR Update, an e-newsletter that shares the work and activities of the Governance of Natural and Mineral Resources (GNMR) Network, was released this month. The GNMR Network  is a network of Jesuit organizations and individuals working to address issues of equity and sustainability in the governance of natural and...
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Understanding the impact of mining in La Nueva Esperanza, Honduras

15 June 2014
Forêt tropicale à Honduras. Crédit photo: worldlandtrust.org

Kirsti Tasala Honduras in Central America is a country of rich history, breathtaking geography, and generous people. But it is also a country struggling to deal with violence and where death threats are often carried out with impunity. The reasons for the violence are incredibly complex, but one issue that is increasingly connected to...
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