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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The shoots of the rosebush: Life that is hidden and always new

The shoots of the rosebush: Life that is hidden and always new

“In every house I’ve lived in I’ve planted roses, because the wonder of seeing a plant in bud and flowering helps me to pray. In the house here we have three small gardens, and just now as I wandered over to the roses, I realized that they have flowered all year long...”

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A new way to handle life and society

A new way to handle life and society

To observe that the works of the Society are devoted to education, formation in the arts or encouraging small business ventures, is hardly original. However, this is new in the Cuban context...

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The IBEROamericana University: working towards a more just society in Mexico

The IBEROamericana University: working towards a more just society in Mexico

“This is what we seek to transmit to our students. At IBERO they have the possibility and the means to transform themselves into free people who are open to being challenged by the complex realities of their world.”

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Rebuilding social fabric through “living together”

Rebuilding social fabric through “living together”

As is the case in other Jesuit Provinces in Latin America, the social ministry of the Mexican Province includes a CIAS (Centre for Research and Social Action). This CIAS was relaunched in 2015, and renamed “Jesuits for Peace”.

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Father Solinas, ambassador of reconciliation

Father Solinas, ambassador of reconciliation

Jesuit Father Juan Antonio Solinas, recently beatified in the Zanta region of northwestern Argentina, showed an uncommon availability for the service of the Gospel. Born in Sardinia, he entered the Society...

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Thirty-five years of commitment and struggle for human rights

Thirty-five years of commitment and struggle for human rights

An NGO recognized for the quality of its work by the United Nations Economic and Social Council and accredited to the OAS, Centro Prodh has been committed to defending for 35 years those who, in Mexico, are marginalized or have no voice.

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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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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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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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Understanding Central America today

Understanding Central America today

The Central American Province encompasses six countries with great cultural and human richness, but with social conflicts that have marked our history. Inequality afflicts Central America terribly.

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A journey towards Competence, Conscience, Compassion, and Commitment

A journey towards Competence, Conscience, Compassion, and Commitment

The Servicio Social Javeriano (SSJ – Xaverian Social Service) has become the symbol of the teaching of values we offer our students. It’s the culmination of a holistic formation that they begin in infant school (for 3-5 year olds) and end before their last year of high school.

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