Descendants of Jesuit Slaveholding and Jesuits of the United States Announce Historic Partnership
In a landmark undertaking in the pursuit of racial healing and justice, Descendants of ancestors enslaved and sold by the Jesuits and the Jesuits of the United States have announced a partnership to create the Descendants Truth & Reconciliation Foundation.
How Sacred Heart Center Helps People Navigate the U.S. Immigration System
“To have papers in this country is extremely hard — or impossible,” says Gustavo Angeles. In his work at the Jesuit ministry Sacred Heart Center in Richmond, Virginia, he meets dozens of people living without documentation — often because they don’t know how to navigate the U.S. immigration system.
Jesuit Conference Issues Statement on Boarding Schools for Indigenous Students
The Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States writes to express our deep sorrow at the recent discoveries of unmarked graves of Indigenous children at the sites of several former boarding schools in Canada. We grieve deeply the loss of human life and culture that took place at such schools, both in Canada and the United States, and we acknowledge that the Society of Jesus participated in that history.