A Culture of Safeguarding

A Culture of Safeguarding

New edition of Promotio Iustitiae, the bulletin of the Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat (SJES): “A Journey to Justice and Hope”.

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African Jesuits at the Maiden Africa Climate Summit: Upholding the Values of Justice and Spiritual Compassion

African Jesuits at the Maiden Africa Climate Summit: Upholding the Values of Justice and Spiritual Compassion

rom 4 to 6 September 2023, Nairobi took center stage in the fight against climate change as it hosted the inaugural Africa Climate Week (ACW). The Jesuit Justice and Ecology Network – Africa (JENA) actively participated in this ground-breaking summit.

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Solidarity and prayer for the Jesuits in Nicaragua

Solidarity and prayer for the Jesuits in Nicaragua

The Society of Jesus has been repeatedly attacked by the Sandinista government of Daniel Ortega, particularly since the mass demonstrations of May 2018. After 10 August 2023, the attacks and expropriations have been even worse.

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Roberto Jaramillo SJ, next Director of the Secretariat for Social Justice and Ecology (SJES)

Roberto Jaramillo SJ, next Director of the Secretariat for Social Justice and Ecology (SJES)

Father General has appointed Fr. Roberto Jaramillo, from the Province of Colombia, as the next Director of the Secretariat for Social Justice and Ecology. He will succeed Fr. Xavier Jeyaraj, from the Calcutta Province, who has been serving at the General Curia since 2017.

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The future of Social Justice & Ecology Mission

The future of Social Justice & Ecology Mission

The Annual Meeting of the Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat (SJES) gathered the six Conference Social Delegates, four Global Ignatian Advocacy Network (GIAN) Leaders, six Advisory Committee Members, and the four coordinators of the SJES Secretariat led by Fr. General's Secretary for Social Justice and Ecology, Fr. Xavier Jeyaraj SJ.

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CINEP/PPP of Colombia… more than just a long acronym!

CINEP/PPP of Colombia… more than just a long acronym!

One of the highlights of Father General’s visit to the Colombian Province was his visit to CINEP/PPP (the Centro de Investigación y Educación Popular/Programa para la Paz). For over fifty years, this institution has upheld the tradition...

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For a new ethic of survival

For a new ethic of survival

On the occasion of World Environment Day, Monday 5 June, here is the reflection of Jesuit Professor SM. John Kennedy, Director of a research centre at St Xavier’s College of Education, Palayamkottai, Tamil Nadu (India).

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Springing life to villagers

Springing life to villagers

A social Jesuit project in Timor-Leste that brings water and the love of God to many.

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A light sparkling in the Honduran shadows

A light sparkling in the Honduran shadows

ERIC/Radio Progreso is our social apostolate here in Honduras, a part of the Province of Central America. Our approach is based on two major principles: firstly, faith in the liberating strength of the poor, and secondly, in the justice that springs from faith in Christ...

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The culture of protection means kindness, care and mutual respect

The culture of protection means kindness, care and mutual respect

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Highlighting the role of women in strengthening mission

Highlighting the role of women in strengthening mission

It is certainly rare to have more women than men attending a meeting at the General Curia. This is the situation at the Curia from 22 to 29 October, when the Commission on the Role and Responsibilities of Women in the Society of Jesus is meeting in Rome.

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The Centre Arrupe Madagascar, leader in the protection of our Common Home

The Centre Arrupe Madagascar, leader in the protection of our Common Home

On the last day of his visit to the Province of Madagascar, Fr. Arturo Sosa, Superior General, spent some time at the Centre Arrupe Madagascar. He is familiar with the social centres of the Society of Jesus in Latin America and...

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