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Debate on married priests gives insight into pope’s style, Jesuit says

Debate on married priests gives insight into pope’s style, Jesuit says

| Cindy Wooden | September 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

The debate at the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon over married priests is an example of how Pope Francis’ style of Church governance relies on prayerful discernment and not simply majority support for change, Jesuit Father Antonio Spadaro wrote in the journal La Civilta Cattolica.

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Jesuit superior warns of pandemic’s threat to democracy

Jesuit superior warns of pandemic’s threat to democracy

| July 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

Human lives and jobs are not the only things threatened by the coronavirus pandemic: In many countries, democracy and efforts to build a more just world also are under attack, said Father Arturo Sosa, superior general of the Jesuits.

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Dr. Fauci is dedicated to public service, formed at Jesuit high school

Dr. Fauci is dedicated to public service, formed at Jesuit high school

| Peter Feuerherd | March 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has emerged for many as the voice of reason and integrity as the nation confronts the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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Pope appoints Spanish Jesuit to lead Secretariat for the Economy

Pope appoints Spanish Jesuit to lead Secretariat for the Economy

| Junno Arocho Esteves | November 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis tapped a Spanish Jesuit priest with a background in economics to head the Vatican Secretariat for the Economy.

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Jesuit astronomer works to unravel the mysteries of galactic evolution

Jesuit astronomer works to unravel the mysteries of galactic evolution

| Dennis Sadowski | May 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Jesuit Father Richard D’Souza finds halos mesmerizing.

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Head of Georgetown Prep urges renewed commitment to being ‘men for others’

Head of Georgetown Prep urges renewed commitment to being ‘men for others’

| Kelly Sankowski | September 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

In a letter to the school community, the president of an all-boys Jesuit high school in suburban Washington emphasized the schools’ mission to form “men for others” and reflected on the need to evaluate the school’s culture in light of that value.

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Suspect arrested in connection with murder of Jesuit priest in Peru

Suspect arrested in connection with murder of Jesuit priest in Peru

| September 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Peruvian National Police arrested a suspect in connection with the death of Jesuit Father Carlos Riudavets.

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Jesuit priest and school president offers prayers at McCain memorials

Jesuit priest and school president offers prayers at McCain memorials

| September 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Jesuit Father Edward Reese, the president of St. Ignatius Prep School in San Francisco, offered prayers in both Phoenix and Washington, including a homily at the National Cathedral in Washington, after the death of John McCain, the senator from Arizona who died Aug. 25 at age 81 after a long struggle with brain cancer.

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Jesuit aims to stem decline of faith with launch of catechetical website

Jesuit aims to stem decline of faith with launch of catechetical website

| Maureen Pratt | July 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Jesuit Father Robert Spitzer, former president of Gonzaga University, launched a cutting-edge catechetical website to confront the rising tide of unbelief spurred by an increasingly skeptical, science-saturated society.

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Forgiveness turns evil into good, pope tells Catholics in Geneva

Forgiveness turns evil into good, pope tells Catholics in Geneva

| June 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

At the end of a day dedicated to celebrating 70 years of an ecumenical fellowship forged by the World Council of Churches, Pope Francis turned to the region’s Catholics, reminding them of what lies at the heart of the faith.

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Pope’s visit to Cartagena to highlight inequality in Latin America

Pope’s visit to Cartagena to highlight inequality in Latin America

| Barbara J. Fraser | July 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

When Pope Francis visits Colombia in September, he will take his message of mercy and reconciliation to Cartagena, a city that still bears scars of its painful history as a slave port. And he will walk the streets where another Jesuit, St. Peter Claver, put that message into practice four centuries ago.

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A Minneapolis native, Jesuit begins ministry across the river

A Minneapolis native, Jesuit begins ministry across the river

| July 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Jesuit Father Richard Fichtinger recently took a walk along the Midtown Greenway in Minneapolis for the first time in nine years after returning from formation with the order.

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