Hurricanes Irma and Maria did more than catastrophic physical damage when they struck Puerto Rico back-to-back in September, crippling the U.S. territory's power grid and infrastructure. They exposed the level of poverty on the island.
After three years of discernment, conversation and collaboration, Jesuit education leaders from around the world gathered last week in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for the first International Congress of Jesuit Education Delegates.
Nearly 2,000 people are expected to gather for the 20th annual Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice, November 4-6, in Washington, D.C. More than 200 of these participants will represent schools and parishes of this province.
The Centre for Child Protection at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome will this week host an international congress, Child Dignity in the Digital World. This pioneering congress on the fight against online child sexual exploitation and abuse will be held October 3 - 6.
Regis University undertook at year-long effort to examine and to confirm the Catholic Jesuit identity of the school and is celebrating not only the completion of the process, but the approval of the Superior General of the Society of Jesus.
Fr. Provincial Ronald Mercier, SJ, joined more than a dozen leaders from a variety of faith traditions in an interfaith prayer service in St. Louis on Tuesday, Sept. 19. Working for justice to bring about peace was the prevailing theme of the day.
Some big names in music will be featured on this year's Lampedusa Tour to raise money for refugee education programs through Jesuit Refugee Service/USA (JRS/USA), in partnership with UNHCR and the UN Refugee Agency.