Premio en Roma

ARCORES International President Jaazeal Jakosalem OAR received an award from the Philippine Embassy to the Holy See in Rome on Friday, November 3. The award was given in recognition of those in leadership roles within the framework of the 5th Centenary Celebration of the Christianization of the Philippines, which has as its theme “Gifted to

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Dibujo sobre ecología

By Jaazeal Jakosalem, ARCORES International’s president Read the first part of this article here. And the second part here. The relevance of the document In this exhortation Pope Francis is highly critical of the weakness of international politics and climate conferences, clearly indicating much of the failures than the outcomes, indicating progress the least. It

Dibujo sobre ecología

By Jaazeal Jakosalem, ARCORES International’s president Read the first part of this article here. Advancing to protect nature Pope Francis presents a clear manifestation of his ecological message that as faith communities we need to commit “the world that surrounds us is not an object of exploitation, unbridled use and unlimited ambition” (LD, 25). Thus,

Dibujo sobre ecología

By Jaazeal Jakosalem, ARCORES International’s president Laudate Deum (LD) brings a detailed call of Pope Francis to address the climate crisis within a specific timeline for climate action, recalling his message in Laudato Si’: “I wanted to share with all of you, my brothers and sisters of our suffering planet, my heartfelt concerns about the

San Agustín y refugiados

This year’s theme is “Free to choose whether to migrate or to stay” for the 109th World Day of Migrants and Refugees, with Pope Francis inviting us with a prayer for our communities and wherever we are in spaces of encounters: God, Father Almighty, grant us the grace to work tirelessly for justice, solidarity and

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ARCORES en la JMJAR. Foto de OAR

ARCORES, with young people at ARWYD

On July 28, Jaazeal Jakosalem OAR, president of ARCORES International, and Javier Sánchez, executive director of the Solidarity Network, participated in the ARWYD (Augustine Recollect World Youth Days), a meeting of the ARY (Augustine Recollect Youth) in Salamanca, prior to their participation in the Lisbon WYD. The meeting brought together, at the University Residence of

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The Philippine Ecumenical Movement gathered for a summer reflection on Peace and Grassroots Development in Tiel (Utrecht, Netherlands), July 18-23. Jaazeal Jakosalem, president of ARCORES International, presented a conference titled “Pursuing Peace, reflection from the heart of Pope Francis in Fratelli Tutti” and another one on “Humanitarian issues that impact the climate crisis, with emphasis

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Asamblea Internacional

From June 28-30, the ARCORES International Assembly was held at the Solidarity Network’s technical office in Madrid. On the first day, the 2019-2022 strategic plan, which has just been finalized, was evaluated. Javier Sanchez, director of ARCORES International, highlighted as main achievements of this period: the implementation of specific social projects, the creation of new

Somos hermanos migrantes Costa Rica

Migrants’ Day Migrants’ Day will be celebrated on December 18. Therefore, from ARCORES International we take stock of some of the projects that are responsible for supporting this group. Costa Rica: “We are brothers” The “We Are Brothers” campaign, launched by ARCORES Costa Rica’s Calle Esperanza project, has helped more than 450 migrants seeking to

ARCORES General Assembly The General Assembly of ARCORES International took place on October 18 and 19, during which the new Board of Directors was approved. Jaazeal Jakosalem replaces Antonio Carrón as president. José Alberto Moreno replaces Simón Puertas as vicepresident. Javier Sánchez continues as executive director. Jaazeal Jakosalem has been, from 2006 to 2018, coordinator