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.

The Feast of the Heart of Jesus

The Feast of the Heart of Jesus

Today, 24 June, is the feast of the Sacred Heart. This celebration has had a special place in the spiritual tradition of the Society of Jesus, at least for the past 150 years.

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The Camino Ignaciano: an adventure with God and others

The Camino Ignaciano: an adventure with God and others

Today’s testimonial comes from a woman who has just completed the Ignatian Way. Natalie Baxter Strange is a devout follower of Ignatian spirituality and an Anglican layperson. She is based in the Belgian city of Leuven.

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Two Jesuits assassinated in Mexico, 20 June 2022

Two Jesuits assassinated in Mexico, 20 June 2022

“It is with deep sorrow and a sense of anguish that I inform you that in the afternoon of 20 June, in Cerocahui, Tarahumara, Jesuit Fathers Javier Campos SJ and Joaquín Mora SJ were murdered while trying to defend a man...

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World Refugee Day 2022

World Refugee Day 2022

The theme for World Refugee Day 2022 is “Whoever. Wherever. Whenever. Everyone has the right to seek safety.” and calls for the right of every person to seek safety – whoever they are, wherever they come from and whenever they are forced to flee.

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CPAL: Increasingly joint discernment, planning, action

CPAL: Increasingly joint discernment, planning, action

The Provincials of Chile, Ecuador, Colombia, Bolivia, Paraguay, Central America, Mexico, Argentina and Uruguay, the Antilles, Brazil, Venezuela, Peru, the Superior of Guyana and Jamaica, the Delegate for the “Amazon Preference”, and the Superior of Cuba...

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Fr. Mark A. Lewis is the new Rector of the Gregorian University

Fr. Mark A. Lewis is the new Rector of the Gregorian University

On 13 June Father General Arturo Sosa received the official statement of the Congregation for Catholic Education announcing that Pope Francis appointed Fr. Mark A. Lewis SJ as the new Rector of the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome.

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The COMPARTE Network – a lovely name, a good objective, but a realistic project?

The COMPARTE Network – a lovely name, a good objective, but a realistic project?

Networks are a “way of life” for the CPAL (Provincials’ Conference of Latin America). Even though diverse networks have developed throughout the Society of Jesus in recent years, it can honestly be said that Latin America is the champion of this movement.

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The Jesuit vow of poverty – A testimony from Brother John Purackal SJ

The Jesuit vow of poverty – A testimony from Brother John Purackal SJ

As a young Jesuit, Brother John Purackal had witnessed the misery and hunger experienced by the poor during the famine in the State of Bihar, India and the committed service rendered by the generous and dedicated American Jesuit Missionaries.

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All collaborators in God’s mission

All collaborators in God’s mission

For the first time since the beginning of the pandemic, all the Presidents of the Society’s Conferences were finally able to come to Rome to consult with Father General’s as his “Extended Council”. The meeting included Father General’s Rome-based Assistants...

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“Social justice is the foundation of peace”

“Social justice is the foundation of peace”

he Major Superiors of around 120 male religious congregations convened near Rome during the week of 24 May. The organization’s President is Fr Arturo Sosa. In a lecture titled ‘Encounter as a Dimension of Cultures and a Path to Peace’...

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For Families – The Pope Video

For Families – The Pope Video

We pray for Christian families around the world; may they embody and experience unconditional love and advance in holiness in their daily lives.

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GIAN Governance Document: A Way to Deepen Collaboration

GIAN Governance Document: A Way to Deepen Collaboration

While Father General and his extended Council are spending this entire week on the theme of collaboration in the Society, the Secretariat for Social Justice and Ecology is already very much involved in this process, forming and supporting networks...

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