Rebuilding social fabric through “living together”

Rebuilding social fabric through “living together”

As is the case in other Jesuit Provinces in Latin America, the social ministry of the Mexican Province includes a CIAS (Centre for Research and Social Action). This CIAS was relaunched in 2015, and renamed “Jesuits for Peace”.

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Thirty-five years of commitment and struggle for human rights

Thirty-five years of commitment and struggle for human rights

An NGO recognized for the quality of its work by the United Nations Economic and Social Council and accredited to the OAS, Centro Prodh has been committed to defending for 35 years those who, in Mexico, are marginalized or have no voice.

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Jaime and the keys… of his apartment, of his life

Jaime and the keys… of his apartment, of his life

As I read over Fr. General’s letter to the whole Society regarding the Universal Apostolic Preferences, I could not help but think he had actually been directly accompanying our work at the JRJI over the past few years.

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The COMPARTE Network – a lovely name, a good objective, but a realistic project?

The COMPARTE Network – a lovely name, a good objective, but a realistic project?

Networks are a “way of life” for the CPAL (Provincials’ Conference of Latin America). Even though diverse networks have developed throughout the Society of Jesus in recent years, it can honestly be said that Latin America is the champion of this movement.

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GIAN Governance Document: A Way to Deepen Collaboration

GIAN Governance Document: A Way to Deepen Collaboration

While Father General and his extended Council are spending this entire week on the theme of collaboration in the Society, the Secretariat for Social Justice and Ecology is already very much involved in this process, forming and supporting networks...

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Prayer and listening for greater commitment

Prayer and listening for greater commitment

The annual meeting of the Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat at the Curia was a full five days of sharing in which interpersonal encounters counted for a lot, but which was intended in particular to deepen and strengthen the commitment to the work of GIAN.

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Awakening, awareness, action, and care – The culture of safeguarding

Awakening, awareness, action, and care – The culture of safeguarding

GC 36 entrusted the promotion of a “consistent culture of protection and safety for minors” within all communities and ministries of the Society of Jesus to our Father General. In response, Fr. General established the "Promotion of a Consistent Culture of Protection" (PCCP) project...

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The Justice and Ecology Congress spurs synodality in action

The Justice and Ecology Congress spurs synodality in action

The Spirituality Centre at Loyola, Spain, brought together, from 28 March to 1 April, a diverse group of 153 delegates from 26 different nations, who gathered to consider the future...

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Ukraine emergency:  the Jesuits’ commitment goes on

Ukraine emergency: the Jesuits’ commitment goes on

With the conflict in Ukraine continuing, the humanitarian emergency grows unabated. UNHCR reports that almost 3 million refugees have already been forced to flee...

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Jesuits welcome Ukrainian refugees

Jesuits welcome Ukrainian refugees

Both in Ukraine and in Poland, Jesuit communities and partners of the Society of Jesus are actively involved in welcoming those fleeing the war in Ukraine.

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JRS and SJES – Call for Peace and Protection for the People of Myanmar

JRS and SJES – Call for Peace and Protection for the People of Myanmar

Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) and the Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat (SJES) call for concrete action, including an end to the violence that continues to terrorize the people of Myanmar...

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Lessons to be drawn from the support for Father Stan Swamy

Lessons to be drawn from the support for Father Stan Swamy

Months go by; any social cause, even the just ones, can be forgotten. The Indian Jesuit Stan Swamy had been unjustly accused of terrorism...

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