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Daily Meditation: Generous Spirit

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 10.27.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Jesuits Urge Humanitarian Protections for Asylum Seekers and Refugees Be Upheld

Christian Fuchs | Posted 12.02.2014 | Religion
Christian Fuchs

The Society of Jesus in the United States and Jesuit Refugee Service/USA continue to urge the government not to roll back humanitarian protections for refugees and asylum seekers simply because more people need it.

Jesuit Refugee Service accompanies refugees in Ethiopia

Christian Fuchs | Posted 10.28.2014 | Impact
Christian Fuchs

(Washington, D.C.) August 28, 2014 -- The UN refugee agency reported this month that Ethiopia is now the largest host country of refugees in Africa, s...

This Is How The Pope Bros Out

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 08.04.2014 | Religion

As National Journal editor Amy Sullivan once wisely said, "Ain't no party like a Jesuit party." In this picture taken Thursday,July 31, 2014, Pop...

Jesuit Brother Wins Prestigious Astronomy Award

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 07.15.2014 | Religion

Jesuit brother Guy Consolmagno is living proof that science and religion need not be at odds with one another. The papal astronomer was just awarde...

Painting Through Peru

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 07.01.2014 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

I was up for the sunrise and climbed the Inca ruins with my paints. Words cannot adequately capture how truly spectacular this site is, and how amazing that they could build these structures in this inaccessible place.

Jesuit Suggests Pope's Message Refutes GOP Budget Proposal

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 04.10.2014 | Religion

Pope Francis' first apostolic exhortation, Evangelii Gaudium, provoked heated discussion around the world for its direct criticism of political and ec...

Standing With the People of Syria

Christian Fuchs | Posted 05.07.2014 | Impact
Christian Fuchs

Our priority is to promote diplomatic efforts and to apply pressure on the Syrian government and opposition groups to agree upon an immediate ceasefire and to reach a negotiated solution.

Catholic Schools for Immigrants: A Second Bloodless Social Revolution

Sister Mary Ann Walsh | Posted 10.20.2013 | Religion
Sister Mary Ann Walsh

As the immigration debate continues, one question haunts me: What can we do to educate immigrants' children?

Are We There Yet? The Blessing Of Traveling Uncomfortably

Michael Rossmann, SJ | Posted 05.28.2013 | Religion
Michael Rossmann, SJ

Always choosing the comfortable option might not be what brings us the most satisfaction; especially because the comfortable route frequently reduces the amount of contact with other people - beautiful, hurting, hilarious humanity.

Colombia: Seeking A Peaceful Future (PHOTOS)

Christian Fuchs | Posted 04.23.2013 | Impact
Christian Fuchs

2013-02-21-fuchscolombia.jpgColombian refugees and internally displaced people are the frequently forgotten victims of a 50-year-long conflict between paramilitaries, guerillas, and the Colombian military and security forces.

3 Brothers All To Become Priests

AP | CARRIE ANTLFINGER | Posted 07.25.2012 | Religion

MILWAUKEE -- When Luke Strand started college nine years ago, he wanted to earn a marketing degree, a job in the business world, then a house and chil...

Jesuit Refugee Service Supports New Pre-School in Haiti (PHOTOS)

Christian Fuchs | Posted 05.30.2012 | Impact
Christian Fuchs


Jesuit Priest Arrested In Sexual Assault Case

Posted 11.21.2011 | Denver

A Jesuit Priest was arrested in Chicago Monday morning without incident on charges that he sexually assaulted a Douglas County child 10 years ago. ...

Helping Former Child Soldiers Return to Normal in Chad (PHOTOS)

Christian Fuchs | Posted 01.10.2012 | Impact
Christian Fuchs


Scholarship Plan Will Aid Haitian Students (PHOTOS)

Christian Fuchs | Posted 12.31.2011 | Impact
Christian Fuchs


6 Paths To God: The Path Of Disbelief

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

You might be surprised to hear of agnosticism or atheism as a path to God. But, in my experience, believers have often found themselves on this path.

Jury for Tacoma Trident Peace Activists Still Out

Bill Quigley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Quigley

The federal criminal trial of five veteran peace activists facing several charges was recessed until Monday after their jury announced late Friday the...

Homeric Hospitality in the South

Michael Koenigs | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Koenigs

The United States is now the "Couch Surfing" capital of the world with nearly 400,000 people opening their homes to random travelers on

The Everyday Religion of Joseph Campbell

Derek Beres | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Derek Beres

Pinning down a divinity to push your agenda is like grasping the sun with tiny palms. You can try, but it'll slip through your fingers every time.