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SJES statement on the bail denial for Fr Stan Swamy SJ

6 April 2021

The Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat (SJES) of the Society of Jesus recently released a statement on the rejection of the bail application of Fr Stan Swamy SJ, the 83-year old Jesuit arrested on 8 October 2020 in Ranchi, Jharkhand, India. The special court of the National Investigation Agency denied Fr Stan’s bail application...
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Ecojesuit Lead Actions to build a better normal

17 December 2020

Ecojesuit contributes to a better normal through its Lead Actions that emerged out of two months of focused dialogues early this year with the six Jesuit Conferences, providing the basis for more solidarity and strengthened collaboration towards integral ecology. Key commitments are taking shape and a new brochure, Ecojesuit Lead Actions to build a...
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Breathing Together: An invitation to the Ignatian vigil for the Season of Creation

19 September 2020

Xavier Jeyaraj SJ Dear Father/Brother/Sister/Friends I am writing to introduce you to the global Ignatian prayer vigil Breathing Together for the Season of Creation. The Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat (SJES), along with Jesuit institutions and networks from different parts of the world, is organising an online prayer vigil, similar to the Pentecost vigil of...
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Indigenous rights and integral ecology

17 August 2020

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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Ecojesuit commitment to build back a new normal

10 July 2020

Human vulnerability and environmental degradation are laid bare once more as the pandemic grows and country documentation reveals the spread of the virus. All of us are at risk, but, as with other disasters, it is always the poor and those on the margins that suffer most from society’s continuing neglect, leaving them with...
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Global Ignatian advocacy networks in the face of COVID-19

22 June 2020

Valeria Méndez de Vigo How is the COVID-19 pandemic affecting forced migration, education, the environment and ecology, and the most vulnerable people and communities? Convened by the Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat (SJES) of the Society of Jesus, the leaders of the Global Ignatian Advocacy Networks (GIAN) on the Right to Education, Migration, Ecology and Justice in Mining met virtually and...
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Healing a broken world and Father Nicolás, five years before Laudato Si’

26 May 2020

Five years before Laudato Si’ was released, Father Adolfo Nicolás SJ, Superior General of the Society of Jesus, convoked a task force on ecology in 2010 composed of Jesuits and lay collaborators. Their task: to respond to an important concern identified in the 35th General Congregation (GC 35) that Jesuits cannot remain indifferent to –...
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Promote processes and encourage hope: Pope Francis reminds the Jesuit social apostolate

5 December 2019

Ecojesuit shares Pope Francis’ address to participants from the Golden Jubilee Congress organized by the Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat (SJES) whom the Holy Father met on 7 November 2019 at the Vatican, during which he reminded them of the key role of the Jesuit social apostolate in promoting processes and encouraging hope. Good...
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SJES Golden Jubilee: 50 years of promoting social justice and reconciliation

30 September 2019

To commemorate 50 years of promoting social justice and reconciliation of the Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat (SJES), over 200 participants from the six Jesuit Conferences are coming together in Rome on 4 to 8 November for the Golden Jubilee Congress of SJES to collaborate on a new orientation of the social apostolate in...
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Ecojesuit takes Action for Water

15 April 2019
Ecojesuit takes Action for Water

Jesuits and partners from around the world joined the call to take action for water on World Water Day. Ecojesuit sought water pledges from colleagues around the world and many expressed solidarity in caring and defending this resource that is fundamental to all life and human dignity. Roberto Jaramillo SJ, President, Conferencia de Provinciales en...
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