December 20, 2019
The ground trembled beneath them and, in an instant, they lost everything. The poorest country in the Western Hemisphere experienced its most devastating natural disaster ever and the damage was catastrophic. Close to 250,000 souls perished. More than 300,000 individuals were injured. Another 1.5 million people were forced to live in makeshift internally displaced person... View Article
December 06, 2019
After years of increasing violence in her community, Pernalete, an educator and human rights defender who has worked with Fe y Alegría for over three decades, decided that they had to do something. What were they not doing? What was missing? How would they address this brutal violence in their communities? Mothers who promote peace.
November 06, 2019
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