From Charity to Justice: Augustinians Empowered for Justice – Abuja 2019
On September 24-25 2019, ACAJP organized a workshop titled “From Charity to Justice” for Augustinian JPAnimators. The event was organized to create awareness and to raise consciousness among friars of issues concerning Justice and Peace and to highlight specific themes of particular importance and relevance to our charism and works.
The JPC/Animators are currently identifying issues of justice and peace within their dioceses with a view to designing in conjunction with the national office interventions that would oppose all forms of social injustice and promote actions that aims to dismantle structures that serve to orchestrate same.
World Day of Migrants and Refugees 2019
On September 26 2019, ACAJP and CWSI brought together members of different Institutes of Religious Life in Nigeria to join the universal Catholic Church in celebrating the world day of Refugees and Migrants. The event held at the Pauline Centre Abuja attracted a significant number of men and women religious, the Augustinian Prior Provincial and experts from Migrants and Refugees Department of the Decastry on Justice and Sustainable Life Rome, United Nations High Commissioner on Refugees (UNHCR) and the National Commission on Refugees Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) and International Organization for Migration (IOM)