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Religious Groups Who Operated Indian Boarding Schools Endorse Bill to Establish a Truth and Healing Commission

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Mike Jordan Laskey Director for Communications, Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States jccucommunications@jesuits.org RELIGIOUS GROUPS WHO OPERATED INDIAN BOARDING SCHOOLS ENDORSE BILL TO ESTABLISH A TRUTH AND HEALING COMMISSION Seven religious congregations and denominations that operated boarding schools for Native students have endorsed the newly announced Truth and Healing Commission …

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Jesuit Conference Issues Statement on Boarding Schools for Indigenous Students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Eric Clayton Deputy Director for Communications, Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States eclayton@jesuits.org The Jesuit Provincials of Canada and the United States commit to studying the history of Indigenous boarding schools. Washington, DC, August 11, 2021—We write to express our deep sorrow at the recent discoveries of unmarked graves …

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Fr. Scott Pilarz, SJ, Who Served as President of Jesuit Universities, Passes Away

March 12, 2020 — Fr. Scott R. Pilarz, SJ, president of the University of Scranton, passed away on Wednesday, March 10, 2021, from complications related to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). He was 61. Fr. Pilarz was born in Camden, New Jersey, on July 31, 1959. He attended Camden Catholic High School and graduated from Georgetown …

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