Society Of Jesus

Thumbnail pope francis jesuits 2016 oct 24 credit gc 36 via flickr Be 'men for others', not wrapped up in clericalism, Francis tells Jesuits

Rome, Italy, Oct 24, 2016 / 10:52 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Bringing all people the lasting joy of the Church should be the focus of their service, Pope...

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Thumbnail people praying at saint francis xavier casket with mortal relics at basilica of born jesus catholic news agency credit antonio anup gonsalves 93014 cna Exhibition of St Francis Xavier's relics preceded by catechesis

Spiritual formation and catechesis are underway to prepare for the upcoming exposition in Goa of the relics of St. Francis Xavier, the “Apostle to...

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Thumbnail img 3013 Generations Campaign Celebration at Jesuit Novitiate

Nearly 130 benefactors and friends gathered on March 19 at The Jesuit Novitiate of the Three Companions in Culver City, Calif., to celebrate the...

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Thumbnail georgetown university credit ehpien via flickr cc by nc nd 20 filter added cna Georgetown announces steps to make amends for 1838 slave sale

Washington D.C., Sep 6, 2016 / 11:51 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Nearly 200 years after hosting a slave sale on campus in order to pay off school debt,...

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Thumbnail georgetown reconciliation service 2017 credit addie mena 4 cna Georgetown begins to make amends for 1838 sale of enslaved persons

Washington D.C., Apr 19, 2017 / 03:24 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- One hundred and seventy-nine years ago, two Jesuit priests sold 272 persons at a slave...

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Thumbnail p1110481   02 ‘Hey, Reverend’: Father Mike Kennedy: Jesuit serves body of Christ for 50 years

At Father Mike Kennedy’s 50th jubilee celebration as a member of the Society of Jesus, Father Michael Engh, president of Santa Clara University,...

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Thumbnail view of southern areas of kathmandu valley from santaneshwor temple godawari jharuwarashi credit ananta bhadra lamichhane via flickr cc by 20 cna How a Jesuit school in Nepal is helping earthquake survivors manage trauma

A Jesuit primary school located near Kathmandu is using increased counselling and student-parent orientation programs to help both children and...

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Thumbnail profession of the relic of st francis xavier for public veneration at se cathedral goa credit archdiocese of goa cna Huge crowds flock to see St Francis Xavier's relics on his feast day

On Wednesday, the 462nd anniversary of his death, an estimated 200,000 people visited Se Cathedral in Old Goa to venerate the relics of St. Francis...

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Thumbnail exorcism excorist credit cosma shutterstock cna Italian exorcist to Jesuit leader: No, the devil isn't just a 'symbol'

Lima, Peru, Jun 2, 2017 / 04:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Italian priest and exorcist Fr. Sante Babolin said that “the devil, Satan, exists” and that...

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Thumbnail father alexis prem kumar with his family february 2015 credit jesuit refugee service cna Jesuit priest's cheerful disposition kept hope alive during Afghan captivity

A key player in working for the release of a Jesuit priest held by suspected Taliban militants in Afghanistan for eight months said Thursday the...

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Thumbnail fr antonio spadaro cc 30 via wikimedia commons cna Jesuit publication slams perceived evangelical-Catholic coalition in US

Vatican City, Jul 13, 2017 / 11:56 am (CNA/EWTN News).- An analysis piece published Thursday in La Civilta Cattolica, discusses what it calls a...

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Thumbnail jesuit logo cna 1 15 14 Jesuits' history shows trust in God amid trials, Pope Francis says

The suppression and subsequent restoration of the Society of Jesus shows the importance of discernment and trusting in God even in tribulation,...

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Thumbnail fr peter hans kolvenbach in goa in 2006 credit fredericknoronha via wikimedia cc by sa 30 Pope mourns death of Fr Kolvenbach, former head of Jesuits

Vatican City, Nov 28, 2016 / 10:34 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After the death of Jesuit Fr. Peter Hans Kolvenbach, former head of the order, over the...

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Thumbnail fr franz van der lugt sj credit aid to the church in need cna 4 7 14 Priest murdered in Syria witnessed to Christ's love

A priest of the Society of Jesus who refused to leave his flock in the Syrian city of Homs was murdered by an unknown gunman Monday morning. Fr....

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Thumbnail fr john sullivan in his twenties credit irish jesuits via flickr cc by 20 cna The story behind the Irish priest whose prayers could heal

Dublin, Ireland, Apr 26, 2017 / 05:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Father John Sullivan was a prominent Irish Catholic convert who was known for his...

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Thumbnail st ignatius of loyola by peter paul rubens c 1620 22 cna To understand Pope Francis, you have to understand the Jesuits

Rome, Italy, Jun 25, 2017 / 04:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Discernment is one of the words Pope Francis repeats most, especially when speaking to...

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Thumbnail fr arturo sosa sj photo courtesy of the jesuits 36th general congregation cna Venezuelan Fr. Arturo Sosa elected as new head of Jesuit order

Vatican City, Oct 14, 2016 / 05:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After several weeks of discussion and discernment, the Jesuit order has elected Fr. Arturo...

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