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JPIC

General Office for Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation

Personnel:

  • Br. Joseph Rozansky ofm (SS. Nominis Jesu Prov. – USA)
    Coordinator for Justice and Pease Office – Tel. +39-0668491218 – eMail: pax@ofm.org.
  • Br. Fabio L’Amour ofm (S. Crucis Prov. – BRASILIA)
    Assistant – Tel. +39.0668491218 – Fax. +39-0668491266 – eMail: fferreira@ofm.org.

“The General Office for Justice, Peace and the Integrity of Creation (JPIC) at the Curia of the Friars Minor assists the Minister General and his Definitorium by animating and coordinating all that which has to do with Justice, Peace and the Integrity of Creation, in conformity with the General Constitutions, the General Statutes, and the decisions of General Chapters and Plenary Councils of the Order” (ppSS, Art. 1).

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JPIC: Contact – Contatto – Contacto (10.2014)

Posted on 3 Nov, 2014

JPIC: Contact – Contatto – Contacto (10.2014)

Contact – Contatto – Contacto (10.2014) (more…)

IV JPIC Continental Meeting of the Americas

Posted on 21 Oct, 2014

IV JPIC Continental Meeting of the Americas

Twenty-three friars and four lay people met in Bogota, the capital of Colombia, from September 21 to 27, for the IV JPIC Continental Meeting of the Americas. We were fraternally welcomed by the host provinces, Santa Fe and San Pablo, who shared their lives as Friars Minor in this beautiful country. (more…)

Africa Continental Meeting for JPIC

Posted on 21 Oct, 2014

Africa Continental Meeting for JPIC

The Africa Continental Meeting for JPIC was held at Portiuncula Center in Nairobi, Kenya from August 28 to September 3, 2014. Animators from 5 of 11 African entities were present: Zimbabwe, Mozambique, South Africa, Saint Francis Province of East Africa and Morocco; the animator of the Holy Land was also present (he participates with the animators of Africa for JPIC activities). (more…)

JPIC: Contact – Contatto – Contacto (07.2014)

Posted on 6 Jul, 2014

JPIC: Contact – Contatto – Contacto (07.2014)

Contact – Contatto – Contacto (07.2014) (more…)

JPIC International Council Meeting – JAKARTA

Posted on 4 Jul, 2014

JPIC International Council Meeting – JAKARTA

The meeting of the JPIC International Council (ICJPIC) was held in Jakarta, Indonesia, 19-26 June, 2014. Delegates included one representative from each of the thirteen OFM conferences, the JPIC International Animation Committee, and the two friars who work in the Rome JPIC Office. ICJPIC delegates were invited to participate in the last day of the Asia/Oceania continental meeting; the day consisted in a series of presentations on the reality of Asia and Indonesia, and a dialogue with representatives of Franciscans International. (more…)

JPIC Asia Continental Meeting

Posted on 18 Jun, 2014

JPIC Asia Continental Meeting

From 12 to 17 June 2014 the Asia Continental Meeting was held in Jakarta, Indonesia, with the participation of JPIC animators of the two Conferences, EAC and SAAO, and the two friars from the JPIC Office in Rome, Joe Rozansky and Fabio Lamour. Entities present at the meeting were: from EAC: Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Myanmar, Philippines, Taiwan. From SAAO: Australia, East Timor, India, Indonesia, Thailand and West Papua. (more…)

Annual JPIC Course at the PUA in Rome

Posted on 9 May, 2014

Annual JPIC Course at the PUA in Rome

The eighth annual JPIC course has been held in Rome at the Pontifical University Antonianum, April 29-May 9. It is organized by the Chair of JPIC at the University and the General Office for JPIC at the Curia. The title for this year’s course is The Excluded and Human Rights: “Toward a Church for the Poor”. (more…)

25th anniversary celebration of Franciscans International

Posted on 25 Mar, 2014

25th anniversary celebration of Franciscans International

General Minister Michael Perry and JPIC director Joe Rozansky traveled to Geneva on March 18-19 to attend the 25th anniversary celebration of Franciscans International, the NGO of the Franciscan Family at the United Nations. Brother Joe spoke briefly at a reception on the evening of the 18th, and Brother Michael participated in a Round Table discussion on Extreme Poverty on the afternoon of the 19th. A copy of the Minister’s talk in English can be found at the link below. (more…)

35th anniversary of the naming of Saint Francis as Patron of Ecology

Posted on 24 Mar, 2014

35th anniversary of the naming of Saint Francis as Patron of Ecology

This year is the 35th anniversary of the naming of Saint Francis as Patron of Ecology.  Romans VI (the group of JPIC animators for the Franciscan Family) has considered how best to celebrate this event, especially in the context of the worldwide environmental crisis.  We have prepared a series of resources to help our brothers and sisters throughout the world commemorate this celebration. (more…)

JPIC: Contact – Contatto – Contacto (02.2013)

Posted on 11 Mar, 2014

JPIC: Contact – Contatto – Contacto (02.2013)

Contact – Contatto – Contacto (02.2013) (more…)

Prayer request

Posted on 5 Mar, 2014

Prayer request

Yesterday the JPIC Office at the General Curia received a message from our animator in the Ukraine. He said that as Russian troops move into Crimea fear is in the air, and people do not know what to expect. His request: “…pray however you can. Your language does not matter, nor your understanding of God. It does not matter if you are from western or eastern Ukraine, Russia, America or Poland, pray for peace. (more…)

JPIC course

Posted on 24 Feb, 2014

JPIC course

Pontifical University Antonianum and the General Office for JPIC at the Curia are happy to announce the dates for the next JPIC course. It will be held at the Antoniano from April 29 to May 09, 2014, and will be offered in the three official languages of the Order: Spanish, Italian and English. While the course is especially prepared for animators of JPIC, it is open to all friars, religious and laity who are interested in the topic. The course title is The Excluded and Human Rights: Toward a Church for the Poor. (more…)

JPIC: Contact – Contatto – Contacto (02.2014)

Posted on 6 Feb, 2014

JPIC: Contact – Contatto – Contacto (02.2014)

Contact – Contatto – Contacto (02.2014) (more…)

Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation Course

Posted on 21 Dec, 2013

Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation Course

The Antonianum and the General Office for JPIC at the Curia are happy to announce the dates for the next JPIC course. It will be held at the Antonianum from April 29 to May 09, 2014, and will be offered in the three official languages of the Order: Spanish, Italian and English. While the course is especially prepared for animators of JPIC, it is open to all friars, religious and laity who are interested in the topic. (more…)

JPIC: Contact – Contatto – Contacto (10.2013)

Posted on 14 Oct, 2013

JPIC: Contact – Contatto – Contacto (10.2013)

Contact – Contatto – Contacto (10.2013) (more…)

JPIC: Contact – Contatto – Contacto (06.2013)

Posted on 10 Jul, 2013

JPIC: Contact – Contatto – Contacto (06.2013)

Contact – Contatto – Contacto (06.2013) (more…)

European Congress of OFM JPIC Animators in Croatia

Posted on 20 May, 2013

European Congress of OFM JPIC Animators in Croatia

The Fifth European Congress of OFM JPIC Animators was held in Trogir, Croatia, from 29 April to 3 May 2013. There were a total of 62 participants, including 29 OFM JPIC animators, provincials, other friars, three friars from the General Curia in Rome, sisters and lay people. The congress was divided into three parts; each one offered a different perspective on our position and mission in the modern European Areopagus, especially regarding issues of justice, peace and integrity of creation: (more…)

JPIC course at the Antonianum

Posted on 13 May, 2013

JPIC course at the Antonianum

The 7th edition of the OFM JPIC course was held from April 09 to 19 at the Antonianum. It was promoted by the Rome JPIC Office and the Chair for JPIC at the University. This year’s topic was “Believers and the Question of Sustainable Development”. As in all previous courses, it was based on one of the mandates from Chapter 2009; this year it was related to Environmental Justice. Morning sessions, as usual, were dedicated to the formation of our JPIC animators. (more…)

JPIC: Contact – Contatto – Contacto (03.2013)

Posted on 10 Mar, 2013

JPIC: Contact – Contatto – Contacto (03.2013)

Contact – Contatto – Contacto (3.2013) (more…)

JPIC: Contact – Contatto – Contacto (12.2012)

Posted on 21 Dec, 2012

JPIC: Contact – Contatto – Contacto (12.2012)

Contact – Contatto – Contacto (12.2012) (more…)