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.

“We want very much to walk together with you toward wholeness and healing.”

“We want very much to walk together with you toward wholeness and healing.”

Father General met with teachers and students at the Red Cloud Indian High School, experienced Lakota culture at the Heritage Center, and met with community leaders.

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Contest “Four Dreams” – Special Prize: Spirituality

Contest “Four Dreams” – Special Prize: Spirituality

In addition to the Grand Prize awarded to a production from Lebanon in the competition organised by IAJU and the General Curia of the Society of Jesus, a “Special Prize” was given for each of the themes.

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Radio IBERO: an “alternative space” on air in Mexico City

Radio IBERO: an “alternative space” on air in Mexico City

There are 32 FM radio stations in Mexico City... how does Radio IBERO fit in? How does it represent the Ignatian spirit that a Jesuit university wishes to witness in the Mexican society? We spoke with the station’s director, Alejandro Cárdenas.

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Building the future with migrants and refugees

Building the future with migrants and refugees

Every year since 1914, on the 4th Sunday of September, the Church celebrates the World Day of Migrants and Refugees. This is an opportunity for Pope Francis to express his concern for the vulnerable people who are forced...

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The Catholic identity of our educational apostolate

The Catholic identity of our educational apostolate

The Expanded Council of Fr. General met during the week of 12-16 September in Rome. The theme of this council was the Catholic identity of our educational apostolate in the current socio-political context.

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Pope Francis with his Jesuit companions in Quebec City

Pope Francis with his Jesuit companions in Quebec City

At the end of July, Pope Francis undertook a visit to Canada that attracted much attention. The Pope’s health was fragile, and his getting around was painful, but he wanted to fulfil the commitment he had made to the leaders of Canada’s Aboriginal nations...

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Ecumenism and interreligious dialogue: still on the agenda

Ecumenism and interreligious dialogue: still on the agenda

Reflection on ecumenism and interreligious dialogue is a service that the Society of Jesus continues to offer to the Catholic Church. The General’s international advisory group for Ecumenical and Interreligious Dialogue met from 5 to 8 September 2022.

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Federico Lombardi, a great steward of Church communications

Federico Lombardi, a great steward of Church communications

A man truly respected by all who have known him both as a Jesuit companion and in his various communications roles in the Catholic Church, Federico Lombardi has just celebrated his 80th birthday and, most especially, his 50th anniversary of priestly life.

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“Four Dreams…” The winners of the “Four Dreams” film competition.

“Four Dreams…” The winners of the “Four Dreams” film competition.

At the IAJU General Assembly in Boston on 4 August 2022, the five winners of the competition were announced, one winner for each of the UAPs and one Grand Prize. Discover the winning entry!

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The Covid-19 pandemic has effected FACSI contributions in 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has effected FACSI contributions in 2021

FACSI, the Apostolic and Charitable Fund of the Society of Jesus (the acronym comes from the Latin name) is an agency of Father General which offers financial support to projects in various parts of the world. Each year, Provinces and Regions...

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The Jesuit vow of poverty – A testimony from Jorge Serrano, SJ

The Jesuit vow of poverty – A testimony from Jorge Serrano, SJ

The enormous food waste! This is what Jorge Serrano thinks of when you bring up poverty in conversation. He is a Colombian Jesuit who oversees a shrine and a few parishes in Cartagena de Indias (Colombia) at the moment.

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The Catholic identity of our educational mission

The Catholic identity of our educational mission

Father General’s Extended Council, the Consiglio Allargato, began one of its three annual meetings today, 12 September. The Extended Council brings together not only the General Assistants but also the Sector Secretaries and...

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