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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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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…)

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…)

JPIC Course, Believers and the Question of Sustainable Development

Posted on 13 Dec, 2012

JPIC Course, Believers and the Question of Sustainable Development

The attached leaflet provides final details about the upcoming JPIC Course at the Antonianum. It promotes the formation of our JPIC animators (especially new animators), and is an opportunity for the Ongoing Formation of all friars. (more…)

The Animation Committee JPIC

Posted on 29 Nov, 2012

The Animation Committee JPIC

The Animation Committee (Executive Committee) for JPIC met at the General Curia in Rome from the 23rd to the 26th of November. Members of the Committee are Markus Fuhrmann (Germany), Ignacio Harding (Bolivia), Peter Aman (Indonesia), Ilidio Maluleque (Mozambique), Vicente Felipe (General Definitor and liaison with the General Definitorium), and Fabio L’amour and Joe Rozansky (friars assigned to the General Office for JPIC).  (more…)

JPIC: Contact – Contatto – Contacto (09.2012)

Posted on 1 Oct, 2012

JPIC – COTAF Meeting

Posted on 28 Sep, 2012

DIVERSAS  2012 403The JPIC animators of COTAF met at the Saint Thomas Center in Strasbourg, 21-23 Sept. 2012. Present were Florent Nibel, Vice Coordinator (France), Markus Fuhrmann (Germany), Herman de (more…)

Rome Office Coordinator for Justice and Peace visits Australia and New Zealand

Posted on 12 Sep, 2012

P1010019The Province of the Holy Spirit recently invited Joe Rozansky, ofm, both to Australia and New Zealand to assist with animation of friars around the area of JPIC. Friars throughout the (more…)

JPIC: Contact – Contatto – Contacto (07.2012)

Posted on 20 Jul, 2012

Rio + 20 UN Conference

Posted on 4 Jul, 2012

DSC_0519Fifty-six members of the Franciscan Family from around the world recently met in Brazil. They were present from June 15 to 23 at the Rio + 20 United Nations Conference, and at the parallel People’s (more…)

JPIC: Contact – Contatto – Contacto (05.2012)

Posted on 27 Jun, 2012