2021 Winter Newsletter

The effects of the pandemic on forced migration in Central America, Mexico and the USA

By Rafael Moreno SJ

COVID-19 has put us in a dilemma. We are faced with choices as individuals and as a society to move forward from our current predicament … Continue reading →

A word from Jenny Cafiso, CJI Director

One of the first messages I received in the new year is from Fr Charles Chilufya SJ in Africa, lamenting the fact that it is unlikely that the vaccine against COVID-19 will make its way to poor countries any time soon. Fr Chilufya is the Coordinator of the Africa Task Force of the Vatican Covid-19 Commission … Continue reading →

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Vol 56 No 1 | Winter 2021

 

REstoring human dignity and promoting social justice

We thank all our supporters for helping our Jesuit partners who accompany poor and marginalized communities in the Global South, especially those displaced by war, violence and affected by COVID-19. In the international news articles below, we list some of the over 30 projects you have supported in 2020, with one highlighted per region.

One of the first messages I received in the new year is from Fr Charles Chilufya SJ in Africa, lamenting … Read more

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COVID-19 has put us in a dilemma. We are faced with choices as individuals and as a society to move … Read more

Education is a human right and is of primary importance to the people of South Sudan. Africa’s youngest nation gained … Read more

In March 2020, a national lockdown was imposed in India in response to COVID-19. The lockdown left migrant labourers in … Read more

The political crisis in Venezuela has caused the forced displacement of more than 4 million people or up to 20% … Read more

Thank you to all our friends and supporters for making CJI’s Giving Tuesday campaign, A JUST FUTURE FOR ALL, a … Read more

CJI stands in solidarity with Fr Stan Swamy, an 83-year-old Jesuit in India, and the 15 other human rights defenders … Read more

CJI held its first ever online concert, JUST Gratitude – A little night music and other extraordinary performances, last December … Read more

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CJI is launching a course for secondary and post-secondary students on global citizenship and leadership rooted in Ignatian spiritual reflection, … Read more

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All of us at CJI are immensely grateful to Miriam Lopez for taking on the role of International Programs Coordinator … Read more

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Fr David Norris

Fr David Norris SJ died at René Goupil House in Pickering last October 31, 2020. He celebrated his 80th birthday … Read more

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The effects of the pandemic on forced migration in Central America, Mexico and the USA

By Rafael Moreno SJ

COVID-19 … Read more

COVID-19 EMERGENCY APPEAL

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 or a regular monthly donation. 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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