Global - Ecojesuit Takes Action for Water

Jesuits and partners from around the world joined the call to take action for water on World Water Day. Ecojesuit sought water pledges from colleagues around the world and many expressed solidarity in caring and defending this resource that is fundamental to all life and human dignity. Roberto Jaramillo SJ, President – CPAL and Rigobert Minani SJ, focal person of the Ecclesial Network of the Congo Basin Forest (Réseau Ecclésial du Bassin du Congo – REBAC), took the pledge during the International Conference on Integral Ecology at Georgetown University in Washington DC, USA. Xavier Jeyaraj SJ, director of the Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat (SJES) outlined steps towards water for all, emphasizing its spiritual and living qualities, while colleague Rossana Mattei shared a poem on how water is a gift from the Lord.  Read more…