Strengthening and empowering – The mission of the Jesuit Urumuri Centre, Kigali

Strengthening and empowering – The mission of the Jesuit Urumuri Centre, Kigali

Journeying with the youth and marginalized towards a hope-filled future in Rwanda.

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The Rapping Jesuit – Jesuits at the Frontiers

The Rapping Jesuit – Jesuits at the Frontiers

In the series "Jesuits at the frontiers", we take you this time to symbolic frontiers, those of culture and music. Meet Jesuit Mike Martinez... the Jesuit rapper... and see him in action (performing!).

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Frank Brennan, SJ: Australia’s aboriginal advocate… and more

Frank Brennan, SJ: Australia’s aboriginal advocate… and more

There are not many Jesuits from Australia among the visitors to the General Curia, but at the end of May, one of the best known came to take part in events marking the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Australia and the Holy See. He is Frank Brennan...

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For a new ethic of survival

For a new ethic of survival

On the occasion of World Environment Day, Monday 5 June, here is the reflection of Jesuit Professor SM. John Kennedy, Director of a research centre at St Xavier’s College of Education, Palayamkottai, Tamil Nadu (India).

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Being silent in action

Being silent in action

Reviving youth ministry through an experience of silence, contemplation and action. - Missionary youth work today is no mere fad triggered by the explosion of social media. Nor does it exist because Pope Francis, by dint of decisiveness and creativity, has potentially inspired the whole Church...

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The light amidst the ruins of Homs – Jesuits at the frontiers

The light amidst the ruins of Homs – Jesuits at the frontiers

For most of the world, Syria has become a synonym for war, violence, and death. But despite everything, the Jesuits never left Syria. The life of the Catholic community in Homs is only possible thanks to the brave spirit of Jesuit priests...

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Earth Day for the Society of Jesus – Caring for our Common Home

Earth Day for the Society of Jesus – Caring for our Common Home

Though Earth Day is always about the protection of the environment, each year sees a new theme. This year the theme is “Invest in our Planet”, a sentiment that was part of Pope Francis’ 2015 encyclical Laudato si’. In the encyclical, the Holy Father...

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There’s hope in Myanmar – Jesuits at the Frontiers

There’s hope in Myanmar – Jesuits at the Frontiers

The shocking coup of February 2021 ended Myanmar’s fragile road to democracy, plunged the country once more into darkness and stole the future of millions of young people. Through the darkness, the young people shine a light.

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