What is this blog about? It’s about Justice, Peace & Integrity of Creation
Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation speaks to the daunting reality that we face in this poor, battered, wounded world. Poverty and starvation, sectarian violence, environmental degradation, global warming, the looming wars over water, the current violence in the name of oil, the battles over land and food, all these call us to change.
The crisis is real, but the first and last word is hope: we hope that there are things worth living for, things that give, bring and sustain life – love, reconciliation, compassion, justice, peace, solidarity and healing. We have indeed crafted a world that is at risk: heeding the Jesus’ message we can turn and live a different way: instead of culturing violence, to culture peace.Read More
The encyclical Laudato Si brings together the two themes, Education and Ecological Spirituality, in the same chapter, dealing with them from the n° 202 to the final n° 245 that precedes the [...]
Dear father, My name is Adeng. I am 37 years old and mother of ten children, eight on earth and two already in Heaven. I’m living in South Sudan. I studied in the nuns’ elementary [...]
This natural infrastructure project is located in the upper area of the town of San Pedro de Casta, some 90 km from Lima. With community participation, a network of ancient stone ditches called [...]
Their accusers can be anybody: a brother with a sick child who does not take it to hospital but seeks traditional help against the sickness, a ‘rival’ in love, a neighbour who does not [...]
Their work came back to the news with Nadia De Munari, the lay missionary killed last April in Chimbote - six hours of travelling from the capital Lima, in Peru - where she was running six [...]