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Climate change and the dialogue with values

15 September 2013
La vida serena en Gällnö (archipiélago de Estocolmo), donde la cultura y el agua están cambiando, es un lugar para la reflexión.  Foto de: P Walpole

José Ignacio García, SJ and Pedro Walpole, SJ The Earth’s sustainability is at the heart of Ignatian advocacy as its core group for the ecology network  met during the World Water Week in Stockholm during the first week of September. One simple piece of wisdom that was clear is that when we start from...
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GIAN-Ecology in Stockholm, Sweden

31 August 2013

José Ignacio García, SJ When the core group of GIAN-Ecology met in Chicago in November 2012 and discussed its strategy for the next two years, we considered several issues where our efforts will likely concentrate. Finally after intense and very interesting discussions, we decided that the theme of water, or even better, Water for...
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World water concerns go beyond meeting MDGs in 2015

30 June 2013

Mariel de Jesus Water issues will be the focus of much of the world’s attention with the forthcoming World Water Week  in Stockholm, Sweden from 1 to 6 September 2013. The challenges with water are becoming increasingly complex, and the strategies for coping will require more than science, technology, or policy solutions. Rather, it...
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Local witness and global awareness

30 April 2013
Recogiendo leña en la estación de lluvias, Myanmar. Foto de: FAO

For the Jesuits, local witness and global awareness are calling many individuals, and the Society of Jesus as a whole, to do new work on the front lines of the ecological crisis. This work looks very different at times. Fr. Amalraj Chinnapan helps communities in Myanmar to find housing and restore their livelihoods after cyclones...
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Jesuits of Africa and Madagascar Ecological Working Group: Call for ecological awareness

30 April 2013
Foto de: JESAM

Rigobert Minani Bihuzo, SJ Jesuits of Africa and Madagascar or JESAM  and collaborators met in Nairobi, Kenya last 12 to 14 April 2013 to chart a way forward in incorporating ecological and environmental sensitivity and action into our ministries for the next three years, as we reviewed the environmental and ecological dimensions of the...
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Moving the ecological agenda: An emerging commitment to water

15 November 2012
El misionero jesuita actividad en la región de los Grandes Lagos de América del Norte, con nuevas culturas y paisajes de los que podemos aprender hoy. Foto de: Pedro Walpole

Jose Ignacio Garcia, SJ After GC35, the Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat (SJES) of the Curia in Rome created a working group that wrote a document entitled: Healing a Broken World (HBW).  The intention was to explore the third decree of GC35 on the need for “reconciliation with creation.” HBW aimed to make this...
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