This issue highlights some recent visits and participation in events of the UN-NGO and the International JPIC Service. Several of these events focus on some efforts of the Society of the Sacred Heart to help raise awareness and prevent human trafficking.
JPIC News and Updates
March 22 is World Day of Water.
The Society of the Sacred Heart is a co-sponsor of this conference; and our UN-NGO Representative, Sheila Smith rscj, is on the panel.
Pope Francis has launched a special Day of Prayer and Fasting for Peace for war-torn nations, in particular for the Democratic Republic of Congo and for South Sudan that are suffering protracted conflict.
In his message for this 52nd World Communications Day, Pope Francis addresses the issue of "fake news" and reminds us that communications is at the service of TRUTH.
Volume 1, Issue 3 is now available. Our theme for this quarter is ENVIRONMENT.
Marie Jeanne Elonga rscj and Anne Corry rscj participated in the November 23 vigil for South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo, where there seems to be no end to the conflict and suffering.
Pope Francis has named the thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary time (November 19, 2017) the World Day of the Poor.
Volume 1, Issue 2 is now available. Our theme for this quarter is MIGRATION.
On September 21, at 12 noon (in each of our time zones), let us practice ESPACIO (a time of silence) for PEACE.
Let us pray together for all those in our world who are suffering from climate disasters, conflict, hunger, and violence.