Latin America – Meeting of Directors of Social Centres and Social Coordinators

From June 23 – 28 the Directors of Social Centres and the Social Coordinators in Latin America gathered together in Santiago, Chile, for their annual meeting. They shared information about the common activities they are involved in: network for migrants, advocacy initiatives, schools for citizenship, alternative models of development, network for indigenous peoples. They spent one morning exchanging about the situation of the extractive activities in their countries, which are a source of conflict directly affecting the poor communities Jesuits accompany all over the region. The group was also able to visit the social works of the Society in Chile, as well as the Sanctuary of St Hurtado, who was an apostle of a faith that does justice. Read more…