Jaime and the keys… of his apartment, of his life

Jaime and the keys… of his apartment, of his life

As I read over Fr. General’s letter to the whole Society regarding the Universal Apostolic Preferences, I could not help but think he had actually been directly accompanying our work at the JRJI over the past few years.

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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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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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JRS – not only one but two meetings!

JRS – not only one but two meetings!

Last week, the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) held two meetings: one for its Board of Directors, which deals mainly with financial and personnel matters; the other for the regional directors, who took the opportunity to learn...

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One Proposal for Ukraine: Our Jesuit Coordinated Response

One Proposal for Ukraine: Our Jesuit Coordinated Response

The Jesuit response to the Ukraine emergency continues to take shape, with the coordinated work of multiple countries and organizations involved in its development. We are responding in Ukraine, Poland, Romania, Hungary and Slovakia...

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Jesuits on the southern frontier: at the service of the most vulnerable

Jesuits on the southern frontier: at the service of the most vulnerable

The Moroccan city of Nador is located on the Mediterranean coast, just a few kilometres from the Spanish populace of Melilla. This strategic position makes Nador a key point on the migratory routes...

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“The Power of care – women, economy and human trafficking”

“The Power of care – women, economy and human trafficking”

8 February: liturgical feast of Saint Josephine Bakhita, a Sudanese nun who, as a child, had the traumatic experience of being a victim of trafficking.

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JRS and SJES – Call for Peace and Protection for the People of Myanmar

JRS and SJES – Call for Peace and Protection for the People of Myanmar

Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) and the Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat (SJES) call for concrete action, including an end to the violence that continues to terrorize the people of Myanmar...

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Fr Rutilio Grande, together with two lay companions, is beatified in El Salvador

Fr Rutilio Grande, together with two lay companions, is beatified in El Salvador

Fr. Rutilio Grande was a Jesuit of unsuspected human and religious dimensions. In his weakness he found his greatness. He spent most of his life in the silence and humility of those who, step by step, become companions of Jesus.

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JRS Belgium: Letting the light shine through

JRS Belgium: Letting the light shine through

“Visiting detained migrants for JRS Belgium is a wonderful job. You get to go to the borders. ”

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Lessons to be drawn from the support for Father Stan Swamy

Lessons to be drawn from the support for Father Stan Swamy

Months go by; any social cause, even the just ones, can be forgotten. The Indian Jesuit Stan Swamy had been unjustly accused of terrorism...

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