Post Tagged with: "jesuits"

PATRICIA GUALINGA MONTALVO/FACEBOOK | 
The three-day summit aims to strengthen ties between priests and indigenous leaders, like Patricia Gualinga of the Kichwa people, in preparation for an assembly of bishops called by Pope Francis on conservation in the Amazon.

Priests Urge Indigenous Inclusion in Environmental Advocacy

The Catholic Church needs to incorporate indigenous people into its environmental advocacy to effectively combat the degradation of the Amazonian ecosystem, Catholic priests and environmental activists said March 20. A movement to protect the environment must incorporate indigenous peoples in its advocacy, according to Patricia Gualinga, an indigenous rights activist[Read More…]

by March 22, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News
AMBER GILLETTE/THE HOYA | Lawyers and survivor advocates say the Jesuit order does not fully reveal the extent of its knowledge regarding cases of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

As Jesuits Report Abusers, Experts Doubt Completeness

In the midst of an abuse crisis within the Catholic Church, the five Jesuit provinces in the United States released lists in December and January of priests accused of child sexual abuse. Yet the incomplete nature of these lists has sparked even greater criticism from lawyers and advocates, including lawyer[Read More…]

by March 15, 2019 0 comments Features, News, News - Top, The Georgetown 14
Former GU Undergraduate Carr Abused Children as Jesuit Educator

Former GU Undergraduate Carr Abused Children as Jesuit Educator

Before embarking on his path toward ordination as a Jesuit priest, Fr. Neil Carr, S.J., began his Jesuit education with a year at Georgetown University. Carr enrolled at Georgetown in 1937 and left the following year to enter the Jesuit seminary in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., according to later articles published in[Read More…]

by March 15, 2019 0 comments Features, News, The Georgetown 14

VIEWPOINT: Dining With the Jesuits

To many students they are friends; to others, spiritual mentors. Since Georgetown University’s founding, their intellectual and spiritual tradition has been intertwined with the institution’s mission and today they play vital roles as professors and leaders on campus. Regardless of faith, all students can benefit from meeting the Jesuits. Take[Read More…]

by January 20, 2019 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
CARNES: Picking Up the Pieces

CARNES: Picking Up the Pieces

By this point in the semester, week four, things have mostly calmed down. My students and I have found our rhythm, and we have begun to settle into the work of examining our world’s political systems and learning from one another. But this year, more than others, I feel a[Read More…]

by September 19, 2018 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top
BOSCO: Amid Division, A Search for Sanctuary

BOSCO: Amid Division, A Search for Sanctuary

Seeing the return of Hoyas to campus last week was a great pleasure, as we renew old acquaintances, make new ones and get back into the habits and schedules of college life once again. Hopefully we have come back rested, satisfied with our summer jobs and internships, and accompanied by[Read More…]

by September 5, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
THOMAS: Legacy is Everything, But Legacy Status is Not Enough

THOMAS: Legacy is Everything, But Legacy Status is Not Enough

GORORDO: Rethinking Social Impact

GORORDO: Rethinking Social Impact

When I was a student at Georgetown University 15 years ago, the Jesuits inspired me to think about a future that put purposeful and positive social change at the center of my life. They taught me the importance of asking questions, embracing difficult conversations, never accepting the status quo and[Read More…]

by April 9, 2018 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top

VIEWPOINT: As Jesuit Presence Fades, Georgetown Recommits to Its Roots

by November 7, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
SOCIETY OF JESUS
The Society of Jesus elected Fr. Arturo Sosa, S.J., a former researcher at Georgetown, as its superior general.

Jesuits Elect New Superior General

Fr. Arturo Sosa, S.J., a former visiting researcher at Georgetown’s Center for Latin American Studies, was elected the 31st superior general of the Society of Jesus and the first non-European superior general in an Oct. 14 vote with the Jesuits’ main governing body in Rome. Sosa worked at Georgetown between[Read More…]

by October 21, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top