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Kigali-Rwanda: Friars initiate programs in favour of Mother Earth

Kigali-Rwanda: Friars initiate programs in favour of Mother Earth

A tree planting campaign was organized by Br. Jean Eric Mutabazi, OFM the JPIC Provincial Director for the Province of St. Francis in Africa, Madagascar and Mauritius in collaboration with Laudato’si animators of the institute of Franciscan Brothers Disciples of the Glorious Cross as well as Gikondo parish in which the Franciscan Brothers Disciples of the Glorious Cross exercise their ministry.

JPIC OFM General Office Hosted Laudate Deum Webinar

JPIC OFM General Office Hosted Laudate Deum Webinar

On Saturday, November 18, 2023, a webinar on Pope Francis’ the Apostolic Exhortation Laudate Deum was organized by the JPIC OFM General Office and drew participants from all over the world. This webinar was translated into three languages: English, Italian and Spanish. The moderator was Br. Daniel Rodríguez Blanco OFM, director of the General Office of the JPIC OFM.

JPIC OFM participated in International Thematic Forum (TSF) on Mining and Extractive Economy

JPIC OFM participated in International Thematic Forum (TSF) on Mining and Extractive Economy

The meeting was held in Semarang, Central Java-Indonesia, from 16-20 October 2023, where the participants came from 60 nationalities around the globe, including a representative from JPIC Office in Rome, Br. Taucen OFM, a representative from Brazil, Br. Rodriquez Perets OFM, and a representative from Indonesia, Br. Mikael Gabra Satrio, OFM.

Laudato Si’ for the Season of Creation 2023

Laudato Si’ for the Season of Creation 2023

The Season of Creation 2023 has as a special prelude the announcement of Pope Francis who is preparing the second part of Laudato Si’. In addition, it is very likely that the Season of Creation will conclude with the presentation of the aforementioned pontifical document, on the 4th October, 2023.