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On Wednesday, September 16, 2015 Cardinal Timothy Dolan, of the Archdiocese of New York, joined America’s Editor in Chief, Fr. Matt Malone, S.J., and Fr. James Martin, S.J. to discuss the Holy Father’s upcoming visit to the United States. The event was hosted at the Sheen Center for Thought and Culture and co-sponsored by America Media and ...read more
(Fr. Bill Robins SJ, a Winnipeg native, sits by a Hindu shrine on the Pulchowki hilltop in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal.  Fr. Bill is Socius to the Regional Superior of Nepal, and superior at Kamai Niwas Jesuit Training Center in Kathmandu. For the past few months he has been involved in the Nepal earthquake relief effort.) On April ...read more
Pope Francis on Thursday held an audience for three educational institutions in Rome: the Pontifical Gregorian University, the Pontifical Biblical Institute, and the Pontifical Oriental Institute. In his address, delivered in the Paul VI Audience Hall, Pope Francis noted that the three Jesuit-run institutions share in the desire “to serve as a soldier of God ...read more
The following letter from the Superior General of the Society of Jesus was posted on the order’s website.in reaction to the canonization of Peter Faber. On Tuesday December 17 Pope Francis enrolled Peter Faber, SJ in the catalog of saints, performing what is known as an Equivalent Canonization.  Peter Faber was one of the companions ...read more
A Jesuit Perspective on the Feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola, July 31 There is an old story which passes from generation to generation within the Society of Jesus which quotes St. Ignatius of Loyola as having said that should the Society be disbanded he would need 15 minutes of prayer in order to reconcile ...read more
Thanks to our friends at AMERICA Magazine, we received from the Jesuit Curia this account of the meeting between Pope Francis and Fr. Adolfo Nicolás, SJ, Superior General of the Society of Jesus, which took place at the Casa Santa Marta on March 17, 2013. The account was written by Fr. Nicolás. VISIT WITH POPE FRANCIS ...read more
Today on Inside the Synod, Sebastian talks to the Secretary General, Archbishop Nicola Eterovic and gets a rundown of the past few days events from Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB. ...read more
Come, Holy Spirit, send forth the heavenly radiance of your light…. How should the Church be involved in nation-building? On July 9th, South Sudan will celebrate its Independence day. Many things hang in the balance for this country. Most of the tension hedging on who gets access to the rich mineral deposits that lie on ...read more
Antiques Roadshow is one of my guilty television pleasures. I find it fascinating how people can have priceless objects just sitting around their homes for years that get passed down through the generations or that they pick up at the odd yard sale for $20.  (Sometimes I even venture down into my basement to see ...read more