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Update on the JCAP education colloquium: The planet is our home

15 July 2014
La reconciliación con la creación en el planeta que es nuestro hogar

Christopher Gleeson, SJ Nearly 100 participants from nine countries gathered last 8 to 12 July in Sydney, Australia at Saint Ignatius’ College Riverview for the 2014 Jesuit Conference Asia Pacific (JCAP) Education Colloquium with the theme The Planet is Our Home. Fr José Mesa, Secretary of Primary and Secondary Education at the Jesuit curia...
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Upper Pulangi youth bringing back the forests: A Flight for Forests update

15 May 2014
Upper Pulangi youth bringing back the forests: A Flight for Forests update

In the mountains of Mindanao, Philippines, the forests are still being lost. But in the small community of Bendum in Bukidnon, the forest has been maintained over the last 20 years through a youth program with the Pulangiyen indigenous community. Not only are these youth seeking to stop illegal logging, they are also actively...
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Jesuits in Asia Pacific 2012

16 July 2012
Foto de: JCAP

The Jesuit Conference of Asia Pacific (JCAP) released last month its annual report Jesuits in Asia Pacific 2012, highlighting developments in the four common priority areas across the Conferences: formation, education, environment, and migration. Fr Mark Raper, SJ, JCAP President, provides a brief overview of JCAP’s activities and priorities, and the demands that are...
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Sustainability officer course for green campus management in Asia Pacific

17 February 2012
Facultad y Personal de la Universidad de Sanata Dharma y ATMI-Solo en Indonesia diseñando el curso, Enero de 2012. Foto de: Sanata Dharma University/ATMI-Solo

As a response to the GC35 Jesuit mission on ecology, Jesuit schools and institutes in Asia Pacific are developing a Sustainability Officer (SO) Course for campus managers and ecology administrators in the region.  This is also part of the green campus agenda defined last year by the Jesuit Conference of Asia Pacific and the...
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Growing a green campus

16 December 2011
Estudiantes  separando residuos en la Universidad Xavier-CDO. Foto de: jcap.essc.org.ph

Iris Legal Growing a green campus is a new frontier for many Jesuit education institutions.  From Healing A Broken World (HBW), the recommendations initially focus on Jesuit lifestyle and institutions, with the first recommendation as a good starting point that “Jesuit communities and apostolic works are invited to discern the management of our own...
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Flights for Forests

20 September 2011
Para la juventud ambiente, Battambang-Cambodia. Foto de: Sch. Mark Lopez,SJ

Aviation accounts for 4 to 9 percent of the climate change impact of human activity.  With more and more people flying, air travel is set to become the world’s largest single contributor to environmental damage and global warming. Recognising that the Jesuit mission requires many Jesuits to fly frequently to work together for greater...
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The Challenge for Jesuits in the Asia Pacific

15 August 2010
If you want to cultivate peace, protect creation. - Pope Benedict XVI, World Day of Peace, 1 January 2010

Reconciliation with Creation is a central theme of the Jesuit mission since the 35th General Congregation, but how can we make this happen? Even though Pope Benedict makes constant and urgent reference to the state of our environment and GC35 calls our attention to it, the Jesuit Conference of Asia Pacific or JCAP faces...
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