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S+L BLOG: Jesuits



History On November 16, 1989 on the campus of the Central American University in San Salvador, six Jesuit priests were pulled from their beds in the middle of the night and executed. The military officers who carried out the killing went unpunished for decades. Five of six Jesuits were Spanish citizens. In 2008 the Spanish ...read more
An expert in Arabic and Islamic studies examines ISIS and Boko Haram and explains how Western nations should respond to Islamic extremism. How are you going to spend the next five minutes of your time?  You could browse social media or check your email, but how about meeting a fascinating person and learning something relevant ...read more
Peter Schineller, S.J., a theologian and former missionary, talks about what we can learn about Jesus from looking at his friends. This video is part of a new series of reflections on Scripture from America and the American Bible Society. ...read more
Fr. James Martin, S.J., Editor at Large at America Magazine, introduces readers to different ways to pray. Here, he takes an in-depth look at Ignatian contemplation. This video is part of a new series of reflections on Scripture from America and the American Bible Society. ...read more
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