The Second Special Autonomy and the New Autonomous Region (DOB) were enacted by Indonesian government as new policy for West Papua, Indonesia, throughout 2022. These were drawn attention from other parties because that policy created more divisions in the middle of pro and contra, including how to establish where will be the administrative capital city.
The Netherlands, a European country with about 18 million inhabitants and an area of 41,543 km2, is still one of the favorite destinations for migrants from Ukraine, Africa, Middle East and other continents.
Conclusion of the meeting of the Mediterranean Franciscan Network Coordination Committee. “We want to be like a grain of sand in the great Mediterranean”
Rome, 24 March 2023. From 22 to 24 March, the Coordination Committee of the Franciscan Network of the Mediterranean meeting, organised by the General Office for Justice, Peace and the Integrity of Creation (JPIC), was held at the General Curia in Rome.
During the meeting of the Coordination Committee of the Franciscan Network of the Mediterranean, we interviewed Br Francesco Zecca, OFM, of the Oikos Project and JPIC coordinator of COMPI (Conference of Minister Provincials of Italy and Albania).
Taking place at the OFM General Curia, the meeting lasted for three days from March 22 to 24, 2023.
Meeting of the Mediterranean Franciscan Network Coordination Committee. Organised by the General JPIC Office
Rome, 22 March 2023. From 22 to 24 March, the meeting of the Coordination Committee of the Franciscan Network of the Mediterranean, organised by the General Office for Justice, Peace and the Integrity of Creation (JPIC), is being held at the General Curia in Rome.
Dear Pope Francis, whom the cardinals as your brothers went to seek “almost to the end of the world”:
May the Lord give you peace!
On International Women’s Day, we collected the testimonies of Sr Miriam Oyarzo, Franciscan Missionary Sister of the Sacred Heart (FMSC), and Sr. Stella Balthasar, Franciscan Missionary of Mary (FMM), both of whom are committed to serving the most marginalised women.
The JPIC animators of the Conference of Brazil-Southern Cone met from September 12 to 15 in the city of Córdoba, Argentina, Franciscan Province of Asunción, with the objective of discussing the new organization of the conference, based on the services developed in each entity, preserving the particularity of each region and, finally, the construction of the Special Statutes (SS) of this new organization.
On January 31, 2023, Pope Francis, during his apostolic journey to the Democratic Republic of Congo, offered a prophetic speech that we present in its entirety because of its strength and value.