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What Ecojesuit can learn from Pope Francis

18 September 2020
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On 3 September, Pope Francis met with some ecological experts who are collaborating with the Bishops’ Conference of France on the theme of Laudato Si’. The prepared document for the meeting lays out the formal welcoming message that talks of one single human family and a healthy humanity, while highlighting that during the pandemic, the...
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An integral ecology and sustainability program at Comillas Pontifical University

16 September 2020
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Heike Pintor Pirzkall Faced with a growing concern for the protection of the environment and in line with the objectives of the Comillas Pontifical University’s strategic plan and the Pope’s Laudato Si’, the Integral Ecology and Sustainability Program was created in September 2019 at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences to inform and...
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tUrn Climate Weeks: What role does the artist play in climate action?

3 September 2020
tUrn Climate Weeks: What role does the artist play in climate action?

Brex Arevalo For contemporary dance and theatre artist Kristin Kusanovich, going into climate action from the arts is a “natural leap” as great art has the power to move people into action and artists are critical in creatively communicating climate science and inspiring change. As a theater and dance senior lecturer in Santa Clara...
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The Pope’s universal prayer intention: Respect for the planet’s resources (with video)

3 September 2020
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We are squeezing out the planet’s goods. Squeezing them out, as if the earth were an orange. Countries and businesses from the global north have enriched themselves by exploiting the natural resources of the south, creating an “ecological debt.” Who is going to pay this debt? In addition, this “ecological debt” is increased when...
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Season of Creation 2020 Prayer

3 September 2020
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Creator of Life, At Your word, the Earth brought forth plants yielding seed and trees of every kind bearing fruit. The rivers, mountains, minerals, seas and forests sustained life. The eyes of all looked to You to satisfy the needs of every living thing. And throughout time the Earth has sustained life. Through the...
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Season of Creation 2020: Jubilee for the Earth with new rhythms, new hope

3 September 2020
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For many people around the world, the year 2020 may be considered a year of online meetings and virtual interactions. However, with the coronavirus pandemic exposing deep-seated injustices in various levels of society, it is clear that more than anything, 2020 needs to be a year of action. Taking place during the Laudato Si’...
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Australian Province Reconciliation with Creation Committee celebrates Season of Creation 2020

18 August 2020
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The Australian Province Reconciliation with Creation (RwC) Committee is celebrating Season of Creation that starts with the World Day of Prayer for Creation on 1 September and ends with the Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi on 4 October. And this year, with the crises that are shaking the world, there is an urgent need...
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Indigenous rights and integral ecology

17 August 2020
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Xavier Jeyaraj SJ Ecojesuit shares the editorial by Father Xavier Jeyaraj SJ, Secretary of the Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat (SJES) originally published last year in Promotio Iustitiae (Issue No127, 2019/1) with the theme: Indigenous Rights and Integral Ecology: Amazon, Great Lakes, and Asian Forests. As we commemorate the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples...
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An indigenous reflection on ecospirituality

8 August 2020
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Vincent Yan Rhu Yacapin Ecospirituality? I do not quite understand what it means. However, when I heard the word for the first time, I know it is something good. So I asked what does it mean? Suddenly my mind wanders and I started thinking about ecospirituality. I am overwhelmed as I listened. For me,...
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Reviving agroecology and solidarity in building a new normal

22 July 2020
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Raiza Javier How do we build back from a global health crisis that exposed deeply rooted sufferings long endured by the poor? How do we get out of a pandemic that bared a chronic disease in the prevailing economic system? The answer, according to environmentalists, lies in the way we cultivate the earth, our...
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