Social Apostolate: East Asia and Oceania meet for the first time since 2004

Jesuits and co-workers in the social apostolate from the Asia-Pacific region met in Manila 17 – 21 August. The purpose of the meeting was to explore collaboration to achieve greater synergy for universal mission within the territory of the Jesuit Conference of East Asia and Oceania, and internationally.  Participants from the Australia, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Micronesia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Timor Leste, and Vietnam were joined by Fernando Franco SJ, Director of the Social Justice Secretariat in Rome.