Peace Dove

JUSTICE, PEACE AND INTEGRITY OF CREATION

COMMISSION CHAIRMAN: Attilio Galimberti, OFS

The office of Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation (JPIC) works to inspire and assist Secular Franciscans as they reflect on their relationship with God and all of creation. JPIC focuses on the daily choices made in the areas of justice, peace-making and respect for people and all created things. (See OFS Rule Art. 14, 15, 16, 17, 18)

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“Well4Africa” fundraising campaign in Canada

“Well4Africa” fundraising campaign in Canada

The social initiative “Well4Africa” is blessed to share a message which we believe will be a great testimony of the Franciscan spirit to the whole Order. In the beginning of 2020, the National JPIC Team of the Secular Franciscan Order in Canada decided to help our brothers and sisters in Africa by joining the CIOFS … “Well4Africa” fundraising campaign in Canada Read More » ...
Well4Africa News and Annual Report 2020

Well4Africa News and Annual Report 2020

6 Water Projects Completed, 2 More Under Way Social initiative “Well4Africa” was born as a particular fruit of the 3rd European OFS and YouFra Congress, which took place in Lithuania in 2018. Since the theme of this Congress was “Whoever believes in me, rivers of living water will flow from within him” (Jn 7:38), the … Well4Africa News and Annual Report 2020 Read More » ...
‘Well4Africa’ receives official letter from Cardinal Peter Turkson

‘Well4Africa’ receives official letter from Cardinal Peter Turkson

After having read the document Aqua fons vitae: Orientations on water, symbol of the cry of the poor and the cry of the Earth released in 2020 by the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, in May we wrote to the Cardinal Peter K. A. Turkson, Prefect of the Dicastery, asking for his blessing and … ‘Well4Africa’ receives official letter from Cardinal Peter Turkson Read More » ...
Vatican Book Provides Practical Examples for Implementing ‘Laudato Si’

Vatican Book Provides Practical Examples for Implementing ‘Laudato Si’

The Vatican Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, on the occasion of the fifth anniversary of Laudato Si, has released a book that presents practical examples aimed at implementing the encyclical. Titled “Journeying Towards Care for Our Common Home,” the book contains a series of short chapters. ...
Reflection on Water as Symbol of the Cry of the Poor and Cry of the Earth

Reflection on Water as Symbol of the Cry of the Poor and Cry of the Earth

The JPIC Commission is pleased to share the reflection, Aqua fons vitae: Orientations on Water, symbol of the cry of the poor and the cry of the Earth. It was released by the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, following the celebration of World Water Day 2020. This new document is rooted in the Social Teaching … Reflection on Water as Symbol of the Cry of the Poor and Cry of the Earth Read More » ...
Laudato Si Week (May 16-24)

Laudato Si Week (May 16-24)

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the program of the Laudato Si’ Week, that will be celebrated from May 16 to May 24 and that has the Holy See sponsorship, has been revised and can be found in the website here. In summary the proposal is as follows: the world is now in crisis, and … Laudato Si Week (May 16-24) Read More » ...
Letter on  Study Guide for ‘Laudato Si’

Letter on Study Guide for ‘Laudato Si’

Laudato-Si-Study-Guide (PDF) ...