2022 Spring and Summer Newsletter

Querida Amazonia

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Thirty years ago, the Karipuna people in the Amazon were almost decimated by outsiders invading their territory. Only five adults and three children survived. The Karipuna people have suffered numerous invasions in spite of their land being officially recognized as Indigenous territory … Continue reading →

A word from Jenny Cafiso, CJI Executive Director

“I can’t breathe” – the heart wrenching words uttered by George Floyd as he was choked to death, unarmed, by a policeman, have become the rallying cry against police brutality and racial inequality underpinning our societies … Continue reading →

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Vol 57 No 2 | Spring and Summer 2022

 

“I can’t breathe” – the heart wrenching words uttered by George Floyd as he was choked to death, unarmed, by … Read more

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Thirty years ago, the Karipuna people in the Amazon were almost decimated by outsiders invading their territory. Only five adults … Read more

The Congo Basin Forest in Africa is the second-largest rainforest on the planet after the Amazon. It spans over 3.6 … Read more

Tshaukuesh Elizabeth Penashue, an Innu elder from Sheshatshiu, calls the boreal forests of eastern Labrador home. Her published diaries witness … Read more

Africa

South Sudan Multi-Educational and Agricultural Jesuit Institute of South Sudan (MAJIS) Addressing food insecurity due to climate change and … Read more

On May 17 at 12 noon (ET), please join us for a webinar on climate change and the challenges faced … Read more

Canadian Jesuits International is receiving donations for the work of Jesuits and their lay partners in Ukraine and in neighbouring … Read more

The Jesuit Commission for Intervention in the Greater South in Haiti has started the process of rebuilding homes affected by … Read more

CJI, together with all the other members of the Canadian Network on Corporate Accountability (CNCA), supports two private Members’ bills … Read more

CJI invited long-time supporters of Hayden Hall in Darjeeling, India to an online get-together last April 5. It gave everyone … Read more

CJI and the Durham Catholic School Board brought together students from across the Durham region in Ontario for a Youth … Read more

A webinar on The Contribution of Catholicism to Global Sustainable Development was held last April 26. Cardinal Michael Czerny was … Read more

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