“What is the difference between our social centres and NGOs? What is Jesuit about our centres?” These are questions we often ask ourselves and rarely take seriously. Many social centres were started by individual Jesuits whose presence is taken as
(Due to its extension, this article is divided into two parts. This is the first part. The second part is available here).
At the beginning of the year, it is important as Jesuit social organizations to look back on the
Between 6 to 17 November, over 30 Jesuits and partners will hold events during the UN COP23 climate change conference in Bonn, Germany.
Taking place whilst the UN talks are going on, the network Ecojesuit will host an event where there
From May 15th-21st, delegations from 9 Latin American countries and from different parts of Spain joined together in the Basque Country for the 4th meeting of the network, COMPARTE, under the slogan “Encounter, exchange and collaboration for the building of
Father Arturo Sosa, elected last 14 October as the 31stsuperior general of the Society of Jesus during the 36thGeneral Congregation, is calling for a “reconciliation in the world” that means “we have to strive for reconciliation between human beings, reconciliation
World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation: together with others to struggle against climate change
From today, September 1 to October 4 it is the ‘Season of Creation’, where Christians are called to take action to show care for the planet and are invited to a global prayer for creation.
Responding to and raising awareness about
JCAP Reconciliation with Creation team
Beginning with gratitude and reflecting on the letter of Father General Adolfo Nicolás in preparation for the 36th General Congregation, the Reconciling with Creation Reflection workshop recently held at the Culture and Ecology Center in Bendum,
The idea of networking was the centre of the 2013 annual social apostolate meeting in the Jesuit Conference of Asia Pacific (JCAP). The importance of networking was highlighted by one of the worst forest fires in Indonesia and the resultant
From March 17-19, 2016, Loyola University Chicago hosted its third annual Climate Change Conference, entitled “Global Climate Change: Economic Challenges and Solutions.” This gathering focused on new economics, policies and activism taking place around the world to address climate change.
In the 2011 document Healing a Broken World, Father General Adolfo Nicolas encouraged Jesuits and collaborators to redouble their efforts to encourage environmental stewardship and promote “transformative education” specifically through “curricula that address sustainability issues and imparts a certain level