November 06, 2019

The Amazon Synod: Plus Tard Sera Trop Tard

It is a Society of Jesus tradition to test the validity of a teaching by the actions that it inspires. While composing Laudato Sí, Jesuit Pope Francis was no doubt already contemplating an action to animate his breakthrough encyclical. The recently-concluded Roman Catholic Synod of Bishops for the Pan-Amazon Region was just that action. At... View Article

The Amazon Synod: Plus Tard Sera Trop Tard

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October 14, 2019

Following Jesuits’ call for “justice that builds peace in equity”, UN and Ecuadorian Bishop’s Conference announce deal between government, indigenous leaders

The United Nations and the Ecuadorian Bishop’s Conference announced a deal on Monday morning between the Ecuadorian government and indigenous leaders to end the International Monetary Fund-backed austerity package, known as “Decree 833”, and nation-wide protests, which have plagued the small Andean country over the past two weeks. According to the comuniqué, all parties have... View Article

Following Jesuits’ call for “justice that builds peace in equity”, UN and Ecuadorian Bishop’s Conference announce deal between government, indigenous leaders

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October 08, 2019

Magis Americas, Fe y Alegría and AUSJAL sign unprecedented agreement with IBM

Magis Americas, along with the International Federation of Fe y Alegría (FIFyA) and the Association of Universities entrusted to the Society of Jesus in Latin America (AUSJAL), has signed an unprecedented agreement with IBM to expand the P-TECH education model in Latin America. As part of the agreement, Magis Americas will receive a $2 million... View Article

Magis Americas, Fe y Alegría and AUSJAL sign unprecedented agreement with IBM

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September 12, 2018

Q&A: Meet Emilio Travieso of Foi et Joie Haïti

Fr. Emilio Travieso, SJ, is the new Assistant Director of Foi et Joie Haïti (Fe y Alegría Haiti in French). Originally from Florida and with studies in Sociology, Philosophy, and Theology, Fr. Emilio is completing a PhD in International Development at Oxford University; studying how food systems can be improved and conducting a research on... View Article

Q&A: Meet Emilio Travieso of Foi et Joie Haïti

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April 10, 2018

Pulling Up Poverty by Its Roots

Moved by Sebastian Torres’s stories of growing up in Colombia—stories of internally displaced people and the decades-long armed conflict—and following the historic 2016 peace agreement between the Colombian government and FARC, Andrew Hanna and Torres, students at Tampa’s Jesuit High School, were inspired to act. And with the hope of broadening opportunities for their Colombian... View Article

Pulling Up Poverty by Its Roots

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July 12, 2017

Recently ordained, Fr. Chris Staab SJ shares about how serving at the margins influenced his vocation

  Nearly 12 years after entering the Society of Jesus, Christopher Staab, SJ, was ordained a Jesuit priest by Cardinal Blase Cupich, archbishop of Chicago, on June 3, 2017, at Church of the Gesu in Milwaukee. Eleven other Jesuits were ordained with Fr. Staab at the Mass. “As I embrace this call to serve God... View Article

Recently ordained, Fr. Chris Staab SJ shares about how serving at the margins influenced his vocation

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