Rita Pinto (IND) and Sheila Smith (UN-NGO Representative) attended some of the virtual events that were part of the 75th General Assembly of the UN, and heard the incessant cry for collaboration.
JPIC News and Updates
Read about the impact of Covid-19 in Torpa, India.
Today, on the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, Pope Francis offers us Fratelli Tutti, the encyclical letter on fraternity and social friendship.
THANK YOU TO THE SACRED HEART GIRLS from Bhokar and Haregaon, in Maharashtra, India and Sacred Heart School in Mexico City, Mexico, for your participation in Girls Speak Out!
September 27 is World Day of Migrants and Refugees. The theme chosen by Pope Francis for the 106th World Day of Migrants and Refugees is “Forced like Jesus Christ to flee” to focus on the pastoral care of internally displaced people (IDPs).
The Society of the Sacred Heart, through our UN-NGO Office, joins 170 other peacebuilding organizations in signing a shared statement that underlines the commitment to peace, particularly in this time of Covid-19.
The International JPIC Team offers this JPIC International Structure and Strategic Plan to the Family of the Sacred Heart.
On the 7th to the 11th of September 2020, the International JPIC Team conducted roll-out meetings to introduce the JPIC International Structure and Strategic Plan for 2020-2023.
In this issue of New Frontiers, we highlight the special anniversary year of Laudato Si’. We also include a reflection on our relationship with the fragile ecologies of the planet, and an update on our engagement with the International Volunteers Programme.
June 20 is World Refugee Day.
The Society of the Sacred Heart, along with 53 other faith-based organizations, signed a statement in support of refugees.