2021 Spring and Summer Newsletter

Affirming hope for a just future

By Carmen de los Ríos

“Let no one rob you of your hope.” – Pope Francis. At the end of 2020, 209 million people were living under the poverty line in Latin America … Continue reading →

A word from Jenny Cafiso, CJI Director

It is hard to speak of a just recovery from COVID-19 when I woke up to news that in my region, we have just entered the worst wave of the pandemic yet; that we could see unprecedented levels of deaths and illness. The circle is narrowing. More and more, I hear of people I know associated with the projects CJI supports in the Global South and how they are being directly affected by COVID-19. … Continue reading →

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Vol 56 No 2 | Spring & Summer 2021

 

“Let no one rob you of your hope.” – Pope Francis.

At the end of 2020, 209 million people were … Read more

Speed matters in a pandemic. The COVID-19 vaccine production and distribution is a race against time. The longer COVID-19 lasts … Read more

It is hard to speak of a just recovery from COVID-19 when I woke up to news that in my … Read more

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The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed alarming human rights violations in India. Social distancing and the downward spiral of the economy … Read more

There is a special relationship between Jesu Ashram, a healthcare facility in Matigara, Darjeeling, India and communities of students and … Read more

On March 10, several Canadian organizations, including CJI, sent an open letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urging the Government … Read more

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For over 5 years, CJI has been working with the Canadian Network on Corporate Accountability (CNCA) to advocate for an … Read more

Fr David Creamer SJ died suddenly on April 17, 2021, at the age of 74. He was chairperson of CJI’s … Read more

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In the last 5 years, 23 friends of CJI made donations through their wills, bequests and planned gifts. Their compassionate … Read more

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I grew up in India. The last four years of my formal education were spent in Loyola College in Madras, … Read more

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HELP BUILD A JUST FUTURE FOR ALL

Our Jesuits partners have not wavered in their support of poor and marginalized people affected by this pandemic. We ask that you do not waver in yours. Please give generously by making a one-time donation, a regular monthly donation or a bequest in your will. Tax receipts will be issued for gifts of $20 or more. All personal information is held in accordance with Canadian Government Privacy Policy.

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