“What is the difference between our social centres and NGOs? What is Jesuit about our centres?” These are questions we often ask ourselves and rarely take seriously. Many social centres were started by individual Jesuits whose presence is taken as
[This is an adapted version in English of the post published originally in Spanish in the blog of JesuitasARU]
Summary of the 11th Assembly of the Network of Parishes of Latin America. This event occurs every two years in different cities
The Superior General of the Society of Jesus invites Jesuits to think more in terms of ‘we collaborate’ rather than ‘they collaborate’
[This is an adapted version in English of the post published originally in Spanish in the blog of InfoSJ]
The visit of the Superior General of the Society of Jesus, Arturo Sosa SJ, to the PAL (Local Apostolic Platform) of Valladolid, Villagarcía and
ICJHE reviews the preparations for the World Encounter of Institutions of Higher Education of the Society of Jesus
The International Committee on Jesuit Higher Education (ICJHE) held its annual meeting from February 21st to 23rd at the General Jesuit Curia in Rome. The meeting was attended by those responsible for regional networks or conferences: Fr. Paul Béré SJ
(For its extension, this article is divided into two parts. This is the second part. The first part was recently published here).
As I mentioned in the first part of this article, poverty, inequality, the refugee crisis and climate change
(Due to its extension, this article is divided into two parts. This is the first part. The second part is available here).
At the beginning of the year, it is important as Jesuit social organizations to look back on the
Fruit of learning acquired in previous experiences, we can affirm that that there are a series of factors which contribute to the successful development of international networking. This is not a recipe for success, but could help as a checklist
The crisis of recent years in Spain has deeply affected the NGOs in development cooperation with drastic cuts in funding, the subsequent need to realign or discontinue our projects, the dismantling of our structures and even the disappearance of many
All over the world, poor and indigenous peoples have been resisting the globalized neo-liberal economy for decades, in search of a space for life and dignity. Many social centres of the Society of Jesus in Latin America, and other NGOs,
Sometimes justice prevails. And this does not usually happen by chance, but as the result of many efforts that bring thousands of people and organizations together to achieve a common goal.
I am writing on my return from the Dominican Republic,