The Cry of the Earth, the Cries of the Poor in JPIC dimension: The 5th JPIC Continental Meeting of the Americas

The 5th JPIC Continental Meeting of the Americas was held in September 1-8, 2017 in Anápolis, Brazil under the theme of “The Cry of the Earth, the Cries of the Poor in JPIC dimension”. Around 40 participants have participated including not only friars but also other members of the Franciscan Family. The objective of the Meeting is to keep on the commitments of the guidelines given by the previous Continental Meeting 2014 in Bogotá, as well as to show the priorities issued by the International JPIC Council 2016 in Verona, namely: Migration, Mining, and New Lifestyle. It was also a space to share the works around the JPIC values carried out in each entity and also a time of on-going formation for JPIC animators.