Have you ever thought what would happen if the works of the Society of Jesus could coordinate to create a global common project? Are you aware of the possibilities that concerted action offers to organizations like ours, present in many countries?
In November 2015, the Networking for Justice gathering brought together the main global justice networks of the Social Apostolate of the Society of Jesus in Loyola, Spain to evaluate and promote networking as an important tool in the struggle for justice.
Collaboration with academia: GIAN representatives and the Pontifical University of Comillas gathering in Madrid
As a finishing touch to the “Networking for Justice” meeting that took place in Loyola from November 16th-20th and in which 60 people from different continents, Jesuits and laypeople from various sectors of the Society of Jesus, including the four Global Igantian
The group of people gathered together in Loyola at “Networking for Justice” wanted to include the principal lessons learned over these past few days in a document that can serve as a testimony of what we have shared this week and to generate motivation among other groups and organizations that want to continue this reflection.
During these days, we have not only been evaluating, planning and working. The mutual trust and listening we have experienced while here in Loyola is the result of the belief that having a shared mission is an essential ingredient
In January of 2014, the Jesuit Network for Migrants in Latin America and the Caribbean (RJM-LAC) launched the first campaign of its kind under the shared theme, The Campaign for Hospitality.
In the face of the coming World Humanitarian Summit to be celebrated next year in 2016 in Turkey, the entire humanitarian community is gathering to question the way we are currently responding to emergencies.
The network for governance of natural and mineral resources takes up the call to hope when working in contexts of extraction which are often ruled by conflict, deprivation and desolation. We experience that broken world at first-hand because of an “economy that kills”
As we close the third day of “Networking for Justice”, we will devote this post to sharing some of the best practices identified by each of our networks. There were many initiatives that were presented and much knowledge has been shared throughout the day.
Ecojesuit grew out of friendship shared by a few people who wanted to embrace the challenge of caring for creation with a full recognition of embracing the politics, science, economics and technology. It is impossible but we wanted to communicate, to enliven hope and desire that is everywhere.