JPIC Advocacy and the UN Human Rights Mechanisms

  An approach adopted by the Justice Desk of the OLA Irish Province   The UN, Fratelli Tutti and Edmund Rice International   We are reminded by Pope Francis in his encyclical, Fratelli Tutti, that the United Nations provides the best global framework...

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Making Sense of Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery

David Lohan, author of At Freedom's CrossroadsMarking EU Anti-Trafficking Day 2022, an event titled “Making Sense of Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery”, was held at St Peters, North Main Street, Cork, on Monday, 17th October. An awareness raising event, speakers...

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The Letter

October 4th, saw the premiere of The Letter, Laudato Si' Movement's film, in which top leaders traveled to Rome to speak with Pope Francis about Laudato Si' and present how the climate crisis impacts their own lives and that of their communities. For the first time, a...

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World Day of Migrants and Refugees

  The Church has been celebrating the World Day of Migrants and Refugees (WDMR) since 1914. It is always an occasion to express concern for different vulnerable people on the move; to pray for them as they face many challenges, and to increase awareness about the...

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Season of Creation 2022

The Season of Creation begins September 1, the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, and ends October 4, the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of ecology. The burning bush is the Symbol for the Season of Creation 2022. Today, the prevalence of...

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