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Publications

Enciclical Laudato Si 24 May 2015"

"Laudato si', mi' Signore" - "Praise be to you, my Lord". In the words of this beautiful canticle, Saint Francis of Assisi reminds us that our common home is like a sister with whom we share our life and a beautiful mother who opens her arms to embrace us. "Praise be to you, my Lord, through our Sister, Mother Earth, who sustains and governs us, and who produces various fruit with coloured flowers and herbs".
Enciclical-Laudato-Si : - 24 May 2015 - Released 18 June 2015
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Science and Religion: "Many are called, few are chosen"

In the developed world, regular seminar/conference/ workshops are held throughout the year on topics related to Science, Religion and Society as is evident from the activities of a number of organizations like The Metanexus Institute, the Zygon Center for Religion and Science, The Faraday Institute for Science and Religion at the University of Cambridge etc. ... - Dr. S. Xavier, SJ, HOD, Dep. of Environmental Studies, SXC, Kolkata.
Goethals News : Vol. XVII No. 2 April-June, 2014 : Special Issue on Science and Religion
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"Modern Issues in Environmental Sciences"

In the developed world, regular seminar/conference/ workshops are held throughout the year on topics related to Science, Religion and Society as is evident from the activities of a number of organizations like The Metanexus Institute, the Zygon Center for Religion and Science, The Faraday Institute for Science and Religion at the University of Cambridge etc. ... - Dr. S. Xavier, SJ, HOD, Dep. of Environmental Studies, SXC, Kolkata.
PUBILISHED BY : DEPT. OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES XAVIER'S COLLEGE, KOLKATA.
Global Earth Summit -III : February 22-23, 2013

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"2 Journal Articles"

"Enviornment is not just a subject but a way of Life"
Author : Suchana Saha, Triparna Maiti and S. Xavier


"Towards Eco-Sirituality"
Author : Dr. S. Xavier, SJ, HOD and Assistant Professor in Despt. ENVS, SXC Kolkata
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SJ Documents

Reconciliation With Creation

"The future we want" and "reconciliation with creation" were the two key themes of Rio +20 summit and General Congregation 35 respectively. "The future we want" for our well-being is going through a sea-change due to human and natural activities. The humankind has not paid heed to the Lord's request of "till and take care". Humankind has turned the lands toxic by indiscriminate use of chemical fertilizers, depleted our ground water resources, pillaged the wombs of mother earth, destroyed the fragile ecological balance and even polluted the space with our debris. The earth is groaning and calls for reconciliation with creation.
PROMOTIO IUSTITIAE : No 111, 2013/2
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Healing A Broken World

"Healing a Broken World" describes the rationale of establishing the Task Force on Jesuit Mission and Ecology (July-November 2010), the general vision that animates its analysis and recommendations, the context of the world, the Church and the Society of Jesus today, the relationship of "reconciliation with creation" with faith, justice, inter-religious and cultural dialogue, and finally proposes a set of practical recommendations.
PROMOTIO IUSTITIAE : No 106, 2011/2
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We Live In A Broken World

We live in a broken world where men and women are in need of integral healing, the power for which comes ultimately from God ... God's action does not begin with what we do; already, in the blessings of creation, God has laid the foundation for what he will accomplish through the graces of redemption.
PROMOTIO IUSTITIAE : No 70, April 1999
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