Communications Office

Communications Office

Editor in Curia Generalizia

The Communications Office of the General Curia publishes news of international scope on the central government of the Society of Jesus and on the commitments of the Jesuits and their partners. It also handles media relations.

Identifying the challenges and opportunities of secularisation in the post-modern era

Identifying the challenges and opportunities of secularisation in the post-modern era

One of the challenges facing the Society of Jesus in Europe is the emergence of new vocations. “We need to pray more,” Fr. General said, because we must not forget that “vocations come from God.”

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Far from home – How long more?

Far from home – How long more?

Forced displacement is rarely a temporary phenomenon. Many people live in precarious situations for years, or even decades, after becoming displaced. Protracted displacement situations in countries such as...

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For parishes – The Pope Video

For parishes – The Pope Video

We pray that parishes, placing communion at the centre, may increasingly become communities of faith, fraternity and welcome towards those most in need.

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JCAP Major Superiors Assembly in Chiang Mai: looking at the present and guiding the future

JCAP Major Superiors Assembly in Chiang Mai: looking at the present and guiding the future

Why do the Major Superiors of each of the Society’s Conferences meet at least twice a year? The President of the Conference organises these intensive meetings, lasting about a week, each time in a different country or geographical area. It is an opportunity...

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Heaven’s Heart – A Song of Spirit

Heaven’s Heart – A Song of Spirit

The vibrations of the Spirit run through all of us. Music is central to our existence as humans; it makes us dance, sing, celebrate and worship.

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New President of CPAL: Fr. Rafael Garrido

New President of CPAL: Fr. Rafael Garrido

On 23 January, Father General Arturo Sosa signed the letter announcing the next President of the Conference of Latin American Provincials (CPAL). It will be Fr. Rafael Garrido (age 50), from the Province of Venezuela.

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Fourth Centenary of the British Province Celebrated

Fourth Centenary of the British Province Celebrated

On 21st January 1623 Fr. General Vitelleschi issued a decree canonically establishing the English Province of the Society of Jesus. Four hundred years to the day after this decree was issued Jesuits, lay-people and other religious working alongside us...

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A new Provincial for Hungary: Fr. Attila András

A new Provincial for Hungary: Fr. Attila András

Father General has appointed Fr. Attila András (47) as the next Provincial of the Province of Hungary. He joined the Society of Jesus in 1996 at the age of 19 after his secondary education studies. He studied philosophy in Germany, did his regency...

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Crossing the frontier and making a commitment

Crossing the frontier and making a commitment

“Street life is a parallel society that co-exists alongside what we call normal society. It has its own rules and habits, even its own language. And just as parallel lines never meet, neither do these two worlds. They may exist side by side...”

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Springing life to villagers

Springing life to villagers

A social Jesuit project in Timor-Leste that brings water and the love of God to many.

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Heaven’s Heart – A Helping Hand

Heaven’s Heart – A Helping Hand

Where would we be if not for teachers? They give their sweat and tears to the world that is to come. The future generation is being created by these artists.

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A special “Circle” in JCAP

A special “Circle” in JCAP

One of the great traditions of the Jesuit Conference of Asia Pacific is the SBC: the Scholastics and Brothers Circle. The tradition had been threatened by the pandemic: the last edition took place in 2019. But on 19 to 26 December 2022 the Circle took shape again.

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