Thirty years after Robert De Niro and Jeremy Irons portrayed Jesuits in the Academy Award-winning movie “The Mission,” the Society of Jesus figures prominently in a new film opening in theaters on Dec. 23.
December 14, 2016 — Moving quickly to strengthen the “Section for Refugees and Migrants” in the new Vatican department for the Promotion of Integral Human Development, Pope Francis has appointed as under-secretaries the well-known Canadian Jesuit Michael Czerny, S.J., and an Italian Scalabrini, Fr. Fabio Baggio.
November 11, 2016 — The Provincials of the Jesuits in English and French Canada firmly believe that the Canadian Religious Conference, (CRC), must remain a member of the Canadian ecumenical coalition KAIROS.
November 1, 2016 — Between GC 36 meetings, delegates Father Peter Bisson, Provincial of the Jesuits in English Canada, and Father John McCarthy, Socius of the Jesuits in English Canada had a moment to reflect on the events taking place in Rome.
October 19, 2016 — It’s been a whirlwind few days for Fr. Arturo Sosa, SJ, newly elected leader of the Society of Jesus. In each moment since his election, Fr. Sosa has emphasized one thing: that Jesuits need audacity to seek not only “the improbable, but the impossible.”
October 14, 2016 — Safe, dry and well fed on a beautiful Thanksgiving weekend in Toronto was an awful feeling for Haitian Jesuits cut off from their families as their island nation staggers back to its feet.
October 12, 2016 — This Friday, the 212 electors meeting in Rome for the Jesuits’ General Congregation 36 will choose their new leader, the man who will serve as superior general of the largest religious order of priests and brothers in the Catholic Church.
October 4, 2016 — The Jesuits in English Canada join other Catholic institutions around the world to announce they are divesting from fossil fuel extraction, making this the largest faith-based divestment announcement.