For several years, the local people have been engaged in a process of training, information, and awareness about the effects of mining, and so on March 4th, 2012, they began a blockade of the entrance gate to the mine. They settled in 24 hour shifts in groups to guard, block the entrance, and not allow the mine to be operated, which to them is illegal and lethal.
The title of the course, “The Care of the Environment in the Ecumenical and Interreligious Dialogue” will be carried out in Italian with the simultaneous translation to Spanish and English. The general theme of the course will be the concept of “beauty” in the aesthetics of St. Bonaventure and the Spirit of Assisi for the Interreligious Dialogue. The course is scheduled from February 18 to 27 at Antonianum, Rome.
The final document of the 2018 PCO will be useless if it remains only on the web page of the Order or in the friary library. I invite you to read it, but above all to find concrete ways of putting it into practice, especially the topics that have a direct relationship with our mission as animators of the values of Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation.
Message of his holiness pope Francis for the celebration of the 52nd world day of peace. “Politics is an essential means of building human community and institutions, but when political life is not seen as a form of service to society as a whole, it can become a means of oppression, marginalization and even destruction…”
The educational strategy for approaching children was the creation, writing, staging and presentation of a puppet play in which each group of students represented a problematic situation of their concrete reality and proposed solutions based on the culture of peace and peaceful resolution of conflicts.
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The JPIC General Office has organized several events on climate justice during COP24.
Furthermore, we have worked to develop a series of online JPIC courses for 2019. They will focus on the issues of forced migration, climate change, Laudato Si’
Conference on Climate Change and COP24 in Katowice, Poland
Presently, there are three compost sites in the friary