The Pope, The Poor, The Planet

Fr Jose Ramon T Villarin, SJ

Fr Jose Ramon T Villarin, SJ, is an atmospheric scientist, Jesuit, and outgoing President of the Ateneo De Manila University (2010-2020).

In the newest Magisterial Lecture Series episode, Fr. Jett discusses the complex nature of environmental issues, focusing on climate change as an example, the need to shift to a more integral ecology, and what we need to do as a community and as individuals: https://bit.ly/AreteAteneoYT 🌳

The Magisterial Lecture series is a collection of selected talks from Ateneo classes, delivered by some of the University’s most respected faculty members. They are produced and shared for the benefit of learners everywhere. Magisterial Lectures will be available on Arete’s YouTube channel for free.

Magisterial Lectures is an Arete Production done in partnership with The Department of Communication, Loyola Schools and the Eugenio Lopez Jr. Center for Multimedia Communication.

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About the Speaker

Fr Jose Ramon T Villarin, SJ, is an atmospheric scientist, Jesuit, and outgoing President of the Ateneo De Manila University (2010-2020). Before being elected as University President, he was president of Xavier University-Ateneo De Cagayan. His research and contribution in the field of climate change earned him a seat as the lead reviewer of the UN Convention on Climate Change.

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