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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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To heal a broken world: Scholastics and Brothers meet in Cambodia

15 January 2013
Bee (segundo por la izquierda), con la familia con la que vivió junto con otros escolares en Nikhom.

Scholastic Charles Nopparut “Bee” Ruankool, SJ “I’m actually in Cambodia!” I told myself when I first arrived at the airport in Siem Reap.  Although Cambodia is near my homeland, Thailand, this was my first time to visit this country.  I was very exited about the trip because I realized that my Christmas and New...
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Reconciliation with creation: Updates on JCAP’s strategy on ecology

15 January 2013
Photo credit: Pedro Walpole

Pedro Walpole and Iris Legal The awareness and gratitude for our human environment and our place in a global ecology continues to grow amongst Jesuit people – Jesuits and lay people who share at the institutional, social, formational, and community levels of our mission.  Areas of concern are continuously emerging as issues and occasions...
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International Jesuit Ecology Project now online

31 December 2012
Foto de: P. Walpole

Following through from the Chicago workshop last October 2012, the International Jesuit Ecology Project (IJEP) is now online, and activities are being lined up in the development of the Living Text, titled Healing Earth.  Ecojesuit is one of the website references for the project. The IJEP is a three-year collaborative project between Loyola University...
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Mission and Ecology Commission: The Jesuits in English Canada

30 November 2012
Proyecto de plantación de un bosque primario en el Centro San Ignacio en Guelph en los que 40 hectáreas de tierra y agua serán restaurados como los ecosistemas originarios. Foto det: ignatiusguelph.ca

John McCarthy, SJ The Jesuits in English Canada launched a Province Commission on Mission and Ecology, a response to the call of the Society to “appreciate more deeply our covenant with creation” (GC 35, D3, 36) and to recognize that care of the earth “touches the core of our faith in and love for...
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Jesuits and friends celebrate Creation

30 June 2012
Patxi Álvarez, SJ sharing a few words during the celebration.  Photo by: Jaime Tatay, SJ

Franclim Brito, SJ In order to give thanks to God for the activities took place here in Rio de Janeiro, Jesuits and colleagues gathered at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica (PUC) do Rio de Janeiro in the evening of 21st June. Amidst the pleasant outdoor environment and rich biodiversity of the University campus, Jesuits and...
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South Asian ECOJESUIT MEET 2012: A Report

16 April 2012
Participantes del encuantro ECOJESUIT en Tarumitra Patna, Marzo 2012.

Rappai Poothokaren, SJ In the ‘90s, ecology, environment, global warming were words hardly known, little heard, and scarcely present in the Jesuit consciousness, or for that matter, of the world.  Fr KM Mathew, SJ, a noted scientist in botany and a visionary who passed away in 2004, organized an Assistancy level meeting of Jesuits...
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Jesuit response to environmental and ecological challenges: healing a broken world

20 September 2011
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In the time leading up to the General Congregation (GC) 35, there was much excitement about how the supreme governing body of the Society of Jesus would treat the subject of ecology.  The GC 34 (1995) recognized its importance but did not come to discuss the issue and asked Father General to study it...
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Reflections from the Task Force on Ecology

20 September 2011
2011_09_Reflection_EN Photo

“Healing a Broken World” is the title of the just published report by the Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat in Rome and is the latest issue of the electronic review Promotio Iustitiae. A Task Force (TF) on Ecology, organized at the request of Father General, produced the report as the response called for in implementing...
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