“I raise up my voice—not so I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard…we cannot … Read more

Uitota Family in the Amazon

A Uitota family gathers yuca in the Amazon region near Leticia, Colombia (Photo: Sergi Camara/Entreculturas)

The Amazon, part of our … Read more

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“How difficult it is to stay at home for those who live in tiny, ramshackle dwellings, or for … Read more

2020 Easter Appeal

“Peace be with you.” These were the first words Jesus said to the disciples after His Resurrection. They were hiding, … Read more

Lok Manch community awareness meeting on basic rights. (Photo: Lok Manch)

Access to quality education, health and other basic services … Read more

Human Rights

CJI stands in solidarity with our partners in the promotion of peace and the defence of human rights. Through advocacy, … Read more

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“We can have an ethical market that respects people and nature.” – Fr Arturo Estrada SJ

 

Fr Arturo Estrada … Read more

Canadian Jesuits International (CJI) held two Youth 4 Others – Social Justice Days in November, 2019. The first session was … Read more

The Jesuits of Canada have sent a letter to the Government of Canada urging it to take action against the … Read more

The Jesuits of Canada have issued a public statement in relation to a close partner of Canadian Jesuits International in … Read more

CJI’s 2019 spring & summer newsletter explores an economy of the common good and what it could mean for people … Read more

Y4O Day 2019

The first Youth 4 Others (Y4O) Social Justice Day of 2019 was held in Toronto on 25 April. It was … Read more

Canadian Jesuits International (CJI) has launched an appeal in response to the crisis in Venezuela.

PLEASE GIVE GENEROUSLY!   Donate Now!… Read more

Thank you to all participants, donors and volunteers who helped make CJI’s Giving Tuesday “Bridging Borders” campaign a success!

Numerous … Read more

Lok Manch (People’s Forum) is an inclusive, secular, human-rights-driven agency that supports various social movements of marginalized people in India. … Read more

Bridging Borders

Crossing borders with hope

As I write this, over 7,000 Honduran migrants including children have crossed the Guatemalan and Mexican … Read more

Champion of Justice

Padre Melo (Fr Ismael Moreno SJ) of Honduras has been recognized with the Champion of Justice award by the US … Read more

Join CJI’s Tell Ten campaign called BRIDGING BORDERS this fall in the lead-up to Giving Tuesday on November 27!

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CJI shares news from sister organizations on a high court decision in Guatemala against Tahoe Resource’s Escobal mine. See also … Read more

Canadian Jesuits International shares the concern of the UN Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner in Honduras over the … Read more

The following editorial from Criterio in Honduras (criterio.hn) concerns a death threat against journalist Sandra Marybel Sánchez, who works at … Read more

Human rights defender Ángel Estuardo Quevedo was killed in the municipality of Santa Rosa de Lima, Guatemala, on 12 July … Read more

Human rights are cultural concepts, evolving continually in response to socio-cultural and political changes. Since 1948, when the UN General … Read more

Protecting the rights of indigenous communities in Mexico has required great effort and multiple claims by individuals and groups who … Read more

The spring and summer newsletter of Canadian Jesuits International is all about human rights. It is available in PDF format … Read more

Ombudsperson success!

As a member of the Canadian Network on Corporate Accountability (CNCA), Canadian Jesuits International has been actively involved in a … Read more

Only one month after expressing their concern regarding the post-election situation in Honduras, the Jesuit Provincials of English and French … Read more

The Jesuit Provincials of English and French Canada, Fathers Peter Bisson and Erik Oland, have sent a letter expressing deep … Read more

This is the fifth and final article in a blog series on the igNation website in November 2017. The series … Read more

This is the fourth article in a blog series appearing on the igNation website in November 2017. The series aims … Read more

This is the third article in a blog series appearing on the igNation website in November 2017. The series aims … Read more

In November 2017, 38 Canadian students and educators participated in the Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice (IFTJ) in Washington, DC. … Read more

Early this year, major newspapers and TV stations in India proclaimed with pride that India had replaced the United Kingdom … Read more

Serious new threats against Fr Ismael “Melo” Moreno in Honduras have been made in recent days. They have prompted statements … Read more

On 9 August 2017, the President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), the Most Rev. Douglas Crosby OMI, … Read more

South Sudan: Education amid conflict and famine

Canadian Jesuits International is participating in an interfaith campaign called PRAY-GIVE-SPEAK OUT to … Read more

Out of the immensity of violence, death, exclusion and fear emerge signs of peace and civic engagement. The signs are … Read more

On 25 April, Canadian Jesuits International (CJI) hosted its fifth annual Youth 4 Others Day with a focus on social … Read more

Good Friday Walk

Canadian Jesuits International (CJI) participated in the Ecumenical Good Friday Walk for Justice on 14 April 2017. The theme this … Read more

Canadian Jesuits International sent the letter below to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau advocating the creation of a Canadian ombudsperson office … Read more

The 2017 theme for International Women’s Day is “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030.” The … Read more

2017 Easter Appeal

“Faithfully bring forth justice” is the theme of CJI’s Easter Appeal this year. It is based on a Holy Week … Read more

Two teachers and eleven students from St Bonaventure’s College in St John’s, Newfoundland, travelled to Washington, DC, in November 2016 … Read more

Two teachers and eleven students from St Bonaventure’s College in St John’s, Newfoundland, travelled to Washington, DC, in November 2016 … Read more

Statement on refugees

The following joint statement from the Provincials of the Jesuit Conference of Canada and the US was issued on 30 … Read more

The Regional Director of Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) in Eastern Africa, Fr Endashaw Debrework SJ, had a full agenda for … Read more

The 2016 Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice was held in Washington DC from 12 to 14 November. CJI led a … Read more

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In July 2016, the staff and board of Canadian Jesuits International (CJI) collaborated on a response to Global Affairs Canada … Read more

The strength and the modesty of Fr Melo are both indisputable. A question I have often pondered is how can … Read more

How hopeful and soothing Father Melo’s presence has been for my soul! It comes from his clarity of vision, his … Read more

Beyond the Headlines

Padre Melo (aka Fr Ismael Moreno Coto SJ) spoke powerfully and movingly about Honduras and the struggle for human rights … Read more

The 2016 spring and summer issue of CJI’s Mission News is now available and may be downloaded in PDF format … Read more

The following is a message from Fr Ismael Moreno Coto SJ regarding the brutal murder on 3 March 2016 of … Read more