Related Organizations and Networks
Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace
Development and Peace is the official international development organization of the Catholic Church in Canada and the Canadian member of Caritas Internationalis. Inspired by Gospel values, particularly "the preferential option for the poor," the goals of Development and Peace are to support initiatives by people in the Global South to take control of their lives and to educate Canadians about North-South issues. Our education, advocacy and fund-raising work here at home is carried out by Development and Peace members from coast to coast.
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
The CCPA is an independent, non-partisan research institute concerned with issues of social and economic justice.
Canadian Jesuits International
The mission of Canadian Jesuits International is to love and to serve by working with people struggling for social justice and dignity in the world. Together with Jesuit and other partners, CJI responds in solidarity, through awareness raising and advocacy in Canada and supporting partnerships in the Global South.
Center of Concern
The Center of Concern is a faith-based organization working in collaboration with ecumenical and interfaith networks to bring a prophetic voice for social and economic justice to a global context. The Center is both a provider of information and analysis as well as a catalyst for launching projects to address issues or opportunities that advance an authentic human development agenda. Through analysis, education, advocacy and capacity building, the Center challenges structural injustice and promotes innovative economic alternatives.
Centre justice et foi
Le Centre justice et foi (CJF) est un centre d’analyse sociale qui pose un regard critique sur les structures sociales, politiques, économiques, culturelles et religieuses. Il publie la revue Relations, organise les Soirées Relations ainsi que d’autres activités telles que des séminaires, colloques, etc. Son secteur Vivre ensemble développe une expertise sur les enjeux de l'immigration, la protection des réfugiés et la convivance entre Québécois et Québécoises de toutes origines; il publie un bulletin de liaison quatre fois par année.
CIDSE is an international alliance of Catholic development agencies working together for global justice. 16 catholic development organisations from Europe & North America, inspired by shared Christian values, come together under the CIDSE umbrella to promote global justice and solidarity. Central to CIDSE’s policy formulation and advocacy is its member organisations’ work on a wide range of priorities, with local partner organisations in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
Développement et paix
Développement et Paix est l'organisme officiel de solidarité internationale de l'Église catholique au Canada et le membre canadien de Caritas Internationalis. Les objectifs de Développement et Paix, inspirés des valeurs de l'Évangile et en particulier de « l'option préférentielle pour les pauvres », consistent à appuyer les actions des peuples du Sud pour qu'ils puissent prendre leur destin en mains et à sensibiliser les Canadiens et Canadiennes sur les questions liées au déséquilibre nord-sud. Au Canada même, ce sont les membres de Développement et Paix, partout au pays, qui assument les tâches d'éducation, de plaidoyer et de collecte de fonds.
Jesuits and their partners throughout the world are invited to understand and share in the critical work of reconciliation and ecological concern (GC35 Decree 3). Ecology and Jesuits in Communication or Ecojesuit, initiated by the Jesuit European Social Centre (JESC) and the Jesuit Conference of Asia Pacific (JCAP), is an online communication currently in Spanish and English, open to all who share in this vision and action. Mission Jesuits and friends are promoting greater awareness of our ecology and engagements through responsibility for how we live, deeper and more sensitive formation and engagement with an even broader global basis for action. These endeavours to heal the world need opportunities for reflection and communication of good information sources, to build up confidence and experiences and exchange best practices. Ecojesuit seeks to offer such
Halifax Initiative is a coalition of development, environment, labour, human rights and faith groups deeply concerned about the international financial system and its institutions.
Ignatius Jesuit Centre
The Centre is committed to sharing the sacredness of Creation through the spiritual development and education of people, the fostering of community and the care of the land.
Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Zambia)
The Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection is a research, education and advocacy team that promotes study and action on issues linking Christian Faith and social justice in Zambia and Malawi.
Jesuit European Social Centre
Through JESC, the Society of Jesus remains committed to a Europe where human rights, freedom and solidarity are the foundation of integration. JESC wishes to embody a Jesuit European engagement which authentically expresses Christian faith, remains close to the poor and marginalized, analyses the social reality with competence, and advocates for justice in European political structures.
Jesuits in English Canada
Website of the Jesuits in English Canada
Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives
KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives is a web of people and partnerships dedicated to a faithful and decisive response to God’s call for respect for the earth and justice for its people. A faith-based ecumenical organization, inspired by a vision of God’s compassionate justice, KAIROS effects social change through advocacy, education and research programs in: Ecological Justice, Economic Justice, Energy and Extraction, Human Rights, Just and Sustainable Livelihoods, and Indigenous Peoples. These programs are informed by, and networked with, approximately 21 partner organisations in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East; about eighty local grassroots groups across Canada; as well as with countless other organizations, churches and individuals.
Mary Ward Centre
The Mary Ward Centre for Education, Spirituality and Justice is a Ministry of the Loretto Sisters (IBVM Canada). They seek to promote peace, justice and the integrity of creation. The aim of the Centre is to empower agents of change to create a more just and sustainable world. They provide experiences, celebrations, workshops and events that nourish individuals and groups to move forward to action. By examining and understanding more deeply many of the injustices of our world, the Centre hopes to influence others to create the world in which God intended. The Mary Ward Centre works collaboratively with other religious organizations, educational institutions and faith based justice groups to improve the lives of all of God’s creation.
The North-South Institute provides research and analysis on foreign policy and international development issues for policy-makers, educators, business, the media and the general public.
Regis College is the Jesuit Faculty of Theology at the University of Toronto. Inspired by the charism of St. Ignatius of Loyola and faithful to the Roman Catholic tradition, Regis serves women and men called to minister to people of many faiths and cultures.
Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat
The Jesuit Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat (Rome) exists to support and encourage Jesuits and partners in their work for justice and peace worldwide.
International movement of peasants, small- and medium-sized producers, landless, rural women, indigenous people, rural youth and agricultural workers. La Via Campesina defends the values and the basic interests of their members. An autonomous, pluralist and multicultural movement, independent of any political, economic, or other type of affiliation. 148 members are from 69 countries from Asia, Africa, urope, and the Americas.
Woodstock Theological Center
The Woodstock Theological Center is an independent research institute located at Georgetown University that carries out theological and ethical reflection on the most pressing human issues of the day. Drawing on the Roman Catholic tradition, the Woodstock Center is ecumenically open, multi-disciplinary, and collaborative with, among others, the business community, government, religious groups, universities, other research centers, and the media.