Archive for Land Use

Red de Ambiente y Sustentabilidad de AUSJAL refuerza sus líneas de acción

Del 17 al 19 de abril los homólogos de la Red de Ambiente y Sustentabilidad de AUSJAL sostuvieron un encuentro presencial en la Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio, Brasil).

Durante la apertura del evento, el rector de la universidad anfitriona, P. Josafá Carlos Siqueira, S.J., el presidente de AUSJAL, P. Ernesto Cavassa, S.J., y el presidente de la Conferencia de Provinciales en América Latina y El Caribe (CPAL), P. Roberto Jaramillo, S.J., reflexionaron en torno a los retos que la Encíclica Laudato Si’ plantea a las universidades y a la Red de Homólogos en particular.

Reorganización​ y ​reformulación​ de​l Proyecto Apostólico Común ​ (PAC​ ​2010 -2020)

Compartimos con ustedes​ un video de 14 minutos en el cual el P. Roberto Jaramillo S.J. – Presidente de la Conferencia de Provinciales Jesuitas de América Latina y el Caribe (CPAL)​ explica la reorganización​ / ​reformulación​ de​l Proyecto Apostólico Común ​ (PAC​ ​2010 -2020)​.

Judiciary is a lifeline for indigenous rights, prosecutor says

In a government where the ruralists take the plunge in indigenist politics, with hindsight, is justice the last hope of the indigenous peoples?

Those who are against the socio-environmental advance that Brazil had, especially in the last 20 years, are now in power, both in the Executive and in the Legislative . So, within the system of rule of law that Brazil is constituted, the only way to avoid regression is the Judiciary .

‘Laudato Tree’ project launched in Áras

The Laudato Tree Project, is inspired by the environmental encyclical letter of Pope Francis, Laudato Sí, along with an African initiative, the growing of a Great Green Wall. The purpose of the wall is to halt the impact of desertification across the Sahel region of the continent.

The project links the planting of trees in Ireland with increasing support for the planting of trees along Africa’s Great Green Wall, and it will be developed in association with various environmental organizations throughout Ireland, as well as local and national government.

Tree of Life Development Breaks Ground in Southeast Queens, New York

First Church is working with First Jamaica Community Urban Development Corporation to bring a 12-story building with 174 affordable housing units, feeding programs, financial literacy and other skills training, and health services that will enrich and empower the lives of Jamaica residents.

Reimagine Worship Spaces, Resurrect Churches from Disuse

We could develop an Easter sensibility about our physical home, Earth, as well as our spiritual homes, the bricks that house we mortals. We could see the ends as beginnings, the deaths as life. Rather than sell out to developers, we could remove the pews and use the open space for dozens of artistic or human uses.