Eco-Bites April 2020
'Good News to All Nations.'

The call of Jesus at the end of the gospel is to preach ‘to all nations.’ This phrase is to be found in Matthew, Mark and Luke. Why were those words – ‘all nations’ –  so important? Why did he not say ‘to all people’?
Photo: Fox News
COVID-19.  Made by humans?
Scientific American, March 2020
There is growing concern in the scientific community that humanity’s destruction of biodiversity has created the conditions for new viruses and diseases like Ebola and COVID-19. A devastated forest in the Congo may be bad for human health.
Photo: Alexis Huguet Getty Images.
COVID-19 - a just recovery!
Brussels, March 2020
CIDSE, one of our Eco Partners, has published an open letter on a just recovery from COVID-19. "We have one heart." says Pope Francis in Laudato Si' and the same call to care - be it for the earth or for our neighbours on it.
COVID-19, the many-sided impact.
Manila, April 2019.     
The COVID-19 virus, Pedro Walpole is affecting us all but in so many different ways. Pedro Walpole SJ reflects on this and on the ways in which 'zoonoses,' infectious diseases spread from animals result from environmental degradation.
Photo: Julien Saison
Overcoming water scarcity.
Loyola University, Chicago,  March, 2020.
Fr Siju Varghese SJ and Dr Supriya D’Souzaon tell of how Kaknewadivillage, in Maharashtra State, India and its community-based response to water scarcity which affected everything from the survival of cattle to school attendnce.
Photo: Socian Centre, India
ELSi'A - a new Alliance!
Brussels, March 2020
Six Catholic organizations - COMECE, CCEE, CIDSE, GCCM, Justice and Peace Europe and JESC - have formed ELSi'A (The European Laudato Si' Alliance). In this issue we publish the ELSi'A Declaration. You will be hearing more!
In recent issues Eco-Bites has been exploring the theme of storytelling as a means to spread awareness of the ecology crisis. We are currently in conversation with others in Paris, Mindanao and Nairobi and, in our next edition, we hope to have a specific proposal for our readers. 
"See by my hands and my feet that it is me." Luke 24:39
Eco-bites is a monthly online newsletter of the Jesuit European Social Centre (JESC) on integral ecology.

Copyright © 2019 JESC, All rights reserved.

Want to change how you receive these emails?
You can update your preferences or unsubscribe from this list.

Email Marketing Powered by Mailchimp