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Society of Jesus

Open Letter to Pope Francis: Help Save My Vocation

Benjamin Brenkert | Posted 08.27.2014 | Religion
Benjamin Brenkert

I ask you to instruct the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops to tell Catholic institutions not to fire any more LGBTQ Catholics. I ask you to speak out against laws that criminalize and oppress LGBTQ people around the globe. These actions would bring true life to your statement "Whom am I to judge?"

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...

Pope Francis Celebrates Jesuit Roots

Posted 08.01.2013 | Religion

Pope Francis celebrated mass at the Church of Gesù in Rome on Wednesday morning for the feast day of St. Ignatius of Loyola, who founded the Jesuit o...

Pope Francis Shines Spotlight On Jesuits

AP | RACHEL ZOLL | Posted 04.08.2013 | Religion

NEW YORK -- For decades, the Society of Jesus has faced the same struggles to find priests that have plagued the wider Roman Catholic Church. The Rev....

A Hopeful Dispatch From St. Peter's Square

Kim Daniels | Posted 03.19.2013 | Religion
Kim Daniels

In a moment of silence at St. Peter's, we saw something we don't see much on the world stage: authentic humility. That's the essence of our faith, and that's what will renew our Church.

A Jesuit And Pope

Rev. Kevin O'Brien, S.J. | Posted 05.18.2013 | Religion
Rev. Kevin O'Brien, S.J.

On the night of his election, as Francis bowed before the multitudes, the world fell silent for a few moments, as if to catch our collective breath for what is already proving to be a ground-breaking moment in the Church's long history.

Is A Jesuit Pope An Oxymoron?

Thomas Worcester | Posted 05.18.2013 | Religion
Thomas Worcester

Until a week ago, there had not been a pope who also belonged to a religious order in more than a century and a half. No Jesuit had ever been elected pontiff. I had thought this would never happen, in part because Jesuits make a promise not to seek ecclesiastical offices.

Colo. Man Faces More Charges For Haitian Sex Abuse

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 01.05.2012 | Denver

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Seventeen Haitian men are suing Fairfield University in Connecticut, the Society of Jesus and others alleging they failed to prote...