Canada can expect to see more asylum seekers crossing its nearly 6,600-mile, mostly unguarded, border with the U.S. as enforcement toughens and executive orders restrain refugee arrivals.
Society of Jesus
NCR Today: Although Students for Justice in Palestine followed all the required procedures, Fordham has refused to recognize it. But its members have every right to organize for justice.
Take and Read: His 1972 book Method in Theology outlines an academic discipline that mediates between a religion and a culture, in ways both traditional and progressive.
NCR Book Club: John T. McGreevy writes about the path to settle the issues that isolated the Society of Jesus from large parts of the American public.
Jesuit Father Peter-Hans Kolvenbach obituary: Pope Francis praises Kolvenbach's "complete fidelity to Christ and his Gospel" and his "generous commitment to exercising his office with a spirit of service for the good of the church."
The Field Hospital: Fellow Tyler Wagner brings his passion for the environment to the program's inaugural year at St. Ignatius Church in Portland, Ore.
The Field Hospital: A look at a Park Avenue parish; reaching out to domestic abuse victims; black Catholics back sainthood causes.
Jesuit Fr. Arturo Sosa Abascal, a member of the Jesuits' Venezuelan province, was elected the first non-European superior general of the Society of Jesus Oct. 14.
Faith and Justice: Jesuit Refugee Service works in 45 countries serving 724,000 people, 55 percent of whom are Muslim.
Several electors say there is an increased probability the new superior general of the order will be of African or Asian descent.