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“The General Office for Justice, Peace and the Integrity of Creation (JPIC) at the Curia of the Friars Minor assists the Minister General and his Definitorium by animating and coordinating all that which has to do with Justice, Peace and the Integrity of Creation, in conformity with the General Constitutions, the General Statutes, and the decisions of General Chapters and Plenary Councils of the Order” (JPIC-SS, Art. 1)



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Laudato Si’ on the move

Spanish-American meeting of the chapter coordinators of the Laudato Si’ Movement and JPIC Animators. LSM and Franciscans walking together.

The story of frei Luiz, friar and bishop in North-east Brazil

“Out of love for the people, out of love for the river – which was a source of life for the inhabitants – we could not have been in favour of a project that aimed solely and exclusively at the economic use of water”

Meeting between the JPIC Office-Rome and Franciscan International

From May 24 to 26, Br Jaime Campos OFM and Br Daniel Rodriguez OFM, animators of the JPIC Office-Rome, held a meeting with Franciscans International, represented by its Executive Director, Br Markus Heinze OFM, and the working team. The goal was to evaluate and plan the cooperation and collaboration between the two offices and the signing of an agreement of understanding.

First JPIC workshop for lay teams in El Salvador

We are celebrating Laudato Si’ week in communion with Pope Francis from 22 to 29 May. The Office of Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation of El Salvador received more than 40 pastoral workers from the different Franciscan presences in the region to begin the first of three JPIC workshops, focused on the Social Doctrine of the Church from the perspective of Franciscan spirituality.

Laudato Si’ Week 2022 Complete Schedule

The theme for the week is “Listening and Journeying Together.” Laudato Si’ Week 2022 is sponsored by the Vatican Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development and facilitated by Laudato Si’ Movement in collaboration with a cohort of Catholic partners.

Franciscans International: New board members and a new president

the International Board of Directors (IBD) of FI welcomed Sister Charity Nkandu SFMA, Carolyn Townes OFS, and Brother Michael Perry OFM as new members. During their first in-person gathering since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, the board also elected Brother Michael, former Minister General of the Friars Minor, as its new president.