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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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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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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Ecumenism and inter religious dialogue

Ecumenism and inter religious dialogue

Father General’s advisory group on ecumenism and inter religious dialogue will meet between 5th-8th of September in person with Father General. The international group consists of 12 Jesuit experts in their fields.

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Fr. Gianfranco Ghirlanda SJ in the College of Cardinals

Fr. Gianfranco Ghirlanda SJ in the College of Cardinals

On Sunday 29 May, after the recitation of the Regina Coeli in St. Peter's Square, Pope Francis announced a Consistory for the creation of 21 new Cardinals for 27 August, of whom nine are alumni of the Gregorian University.

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A recognized and active presence of the Jesuit brothers

A recognized and active presence of the Jesuit brothers

It is too early to speak of the conclusions and fruits of the week-long session that brought together some forty Jesuit brothers in Rome from 3 to 10 July. It is always difficult, indeed, to quantify "results" when much of the program was centered on...

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The Jesuit brothers – their formation… and not only theirs

The Jesuit brothers – their formation… and not only theirs

In the course of the formation of all Jesuits, the Society seeks to confirm and support the call that the Jesuit in formation has heard. What call exactly?

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An event at the Curia: Jesuit brothers from all over the world

An event at the Curia: Jesuit brothers from all over the world

During the week of July 3-10, nearly forty Jesuit brothers came to the Curia to share their experience of religious life as brothers. What does it mean today to be a Jesuit religious without being a priest?

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The Jesuit vow of poverty – A testimony from Grégoire Catta, SJ

The Jesuit vow of poverty – A testimony from Grégoire Catta, SJ

Sometimes Grégoire Catta ponders what the vow of poverty entails for a Jesuit like him. Living in the city of Paris, he divides his time between Saint Denis, a peri-urban neighborhood that is among the poorest in the region, and the French Bishops’ Conference, where he works.

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Jesuits 2022 – Now available online

Jesuits 2022 – Now available online

The 2022 edition of the annual magazine presenting “The Society of Jesus in the world” was distributed last November. It is now available in digital format on our website.

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