Pope Francis spent more than three hours Oct. 24 at the Jesuits' Rome headquarters, including time devoted to a "private conversation."
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Jesuits gathered in Rome were invited to draw on "the audacity of the improbable" during a Mass to open their general congregation.
NCR Editorial: We hope that Pope Francis' new universal law to initiate a bishop's removal for negligent response to clergy sex abuse addresses the deficiency of accountability.
Jesuit Fr. Daniel Berrigan, one of the most influential voices in shaping Catholic thinking about war and peace during the past century, died April 30.
A Jesuit-inspired middle school in a poor, violent neighborhood of Winnipeg, Manitoba, was accused of cultural genocide and compared to the infamous residential schools that devastated native communities across Canada.
Even people who knew Anna Kurzweil well wouldn’t have guessed she was a millionaire, but she left a $2 million gift for the Jesuits upon her death in September 2012.
Reflection: Similarities can be explained by pointing to three Arabic mottos, central to the Islamic tradition, and their surprising Ignatian counterparts.
Bix, as he was called by nearly all who knew him, "has fearlessly proclaimed a message of peace and worked tirelessly for the poor."
"I believe strongly in my heart in the power of God and the power of creation ... They are much stronger that the powers of death."
When the news of the final suppression of the Society of Jesus in 1773 reached young Fr. John Carroll in Belgium, he was crushed.