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Subject Area: Global Church

Restoring the Gospels’ Jewish Voice

by Dr. Murray Watson Mar 18, 2024 07:00 PM EST The largely unknown late Algerian-French-Israeli politician, translator and Jewish interfaith activist André Chouraqui (1917-2007) was one of the pioneers of contemporary interfaith dialogue, among Jews, Christians and Muslims. Beginning in the 1940s, his interfaith work, combined with his lifelong fascination with languages and cultures, inspired …

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The 71st Congregation of Procurators from the experience of the Canadian Procurator, Fr. John Meehan

Last month, Jesuits from every Province and Region where the Society of Jesus is working gathered at the “Sanctuario de Loyola” in Spain for the 71st Congregation of Procurators. The CP was envisioned to be held every few years, primarily to recommend to Fr. General as to whether or not a General Congregation should be …

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Listening, discernment and collaboration in action at the 71st Jesuit Congregation of Procurators

In May, Jesuits from all the regions where the Society of Jesus works are gathering at the Sanctuary of Loyola in Spain for the 71st Congregation of Procurators. Announced in January 2021, this congregation is an outstanding example of collaboration and communication between Jesuits and their partners in mission, in keeping with Pope Francis’s call …

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Balkan Odyssey: A Study Tour

Balkan Odyssey:  A Study Tour to Greece, North Macedonia, Albania, Serbia, Kosovo, Bulgaria July 2023 PRESENTED BY PATRICIA O’REILLY AND SCOTT LEWIS, SJ The Balkans are a rich blend of diverse religions, peoples, cultures, and histories. The Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Slavs, Bulgars, and Ottoman Turks have all left their mark on the multi-layered civilization of …

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Statement of solidarity with the people of Ukraine

The Jesuits of Canada wish to express their solidarity with the people of Ukraine, with their Jesuit brothers and all those ministering to forcibly displaced people on the ground in Ukraine, and with the Ukrainian diaspora in Canada.

Nurturing the Synodal Process in the Province and in Our Networks: The Ignatian Family Roundtable on the Synod

In January, several members of the Ignatian family met to discuss the Synod on Synodality. “How can we enhance and complement what is already happening, and how can we reach out to various groups?” asked Father Gilles Mongeau, SJ, the facilitator. Norbert Piché, Élisabeth Garant, André Courchesne, John O’Brien, SJ, Laurence Loubières, XMCJ, Hendrikus Van …

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