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A forgotten war? Travel notes from Eastern Congo

On the 2nd February 2024 from Nairobi airport, where I stopped for eight days of meetings with my brothers, I landed in Goma, the main city of Kivu, the large region in eastern Congo.

The First Roman VI Meeting of 2024

The Inter-Franciscan Family for Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation or The Roman VI gathered at the Seraphicum in Rome on Wednesday, 8 February 2024.

Initial formation and JPIC in the Holy Land

On Friday 2nd February in the seminary of St. Saviour in Jerusalem the Custodial Commission of JPIC: fr John Luke Gregory, fr Carlos Gabriel Eduardo Molina and fr Mark Vertido, completed its series of courses given to the friars in the initial stages of formation.

The Franciscan fraternity in La Spezia, Italy. “The true miracle is being close to “the people who suffer”

La Spezia is an Italian city located between Pisa and Genoa, four hundred and twenty
kilometers from Rome. It was built in the narrow valley that connects the mountains with the
Ligurian Sea, belonging to the Mediterranean.

Tomás Insua, a new member of the JPIC Animation Committee

In the Tempo Forte of January 2024, the General Definitory of the Order of Friars Minor appointed Tomás Insua as a member of the Animation Committee (CA) of the General Office of Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation.

Franciscan Christmas Mission in Colombia

Between the 10th and 27th of December, 2023, six friars and a Franciscan sister spent the Christmas season with some communities in the Municipality of Puerto Leguizamo. During this Christmas apostolate led by the “Laudato Si” Movement, 150 indigenous, farmers and Afro people participated in various religious activities and shared their ancestral wisdom. This mission is one of the activities that seeks to consolidate the Ministries of the “Common Home” in the Colombian Amazon and to safeguard the culture of the inhabitants of the forest.