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Jesuits Tell Their Alumni in Congress: Protect Border Children
Originally Posted: 08/04/2014 - 1:41pm | Type: Blog

American Jesuits are pushing members of Congress who were educated at the Catholic order’s schools to pass aid for thousands of refugee children who have surged across the border in Texas in recent months, cal ...

Pope Francis Shuns Papal Apartment in Favor of Smaller Guesthouse
Originally Posted: 03/27/2013 - 6:57am | Type: Blog

Shunning the spacious papal apartment used by his predecessors, Pope Francis has chosen to continue living in the Vatican guesthouse where he has been staying since the beginning of the conclave. ...

Why the First Jesuit Pope is a Big Deal
Originally Posted: 03/15/2013 - 1:03pm | Type: Blog

Jesuits are bound by oath not to seek higher office in the Roman Catholic Church, and now one of them has been elected to its highest office: Bishop of Rome, Vicar of Christ, Pontifex Maximus. ...

Who Speaks for Catholics?
Originally Posted: 01/07/2014 - 11:05am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Rice Before the election, several bishops went so far as to threaten their parishioners with eternal damnation if they voted for Obam ...

Meet the Saint: Feast Day of St. Ignatius of Loyola
Originally Posted: 07/31/2012 - 12:25pm | Type: Blog

Today marks the feast day of St. Ignatius of Loyola, Spanish founder of the Jesuits. View the video below to learn more about St. Ignatius from Fr. James Martin, SJ. Today marks t ...