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.
Meet the Inaugural Ignatian Media Lab Cohort
The Jesuits of Canada and the United States launched the Ignatian Media Lab (IML) earlier this year, asking those who had digital media ideas to help promote the Jesuit mission to apply. Many did, and now we invite you to meet the IML participants and learn about their projects as they work to launch them with support from the Jesuit Conference Office of Communications and Vocation Promotion.
Spirit & Verse: A Prayer for the Month of the Sacred Heart
Spirit & Verse is a monthly column of original poem-prayers composed by Cameron Bellm, a Seattle-based writer and mother of two whose “Prayer for a Pandemic” went viral, bringing solace and comfort to many struggling during COVID-19.
JRS documents human rights abuses amid protests in Colombia
At least 41 people have been killed after police cracked down on protests across Colombia. The violence has forced Colombians to ask the same questions Americans have grappled with since the killing of George Floyd. How can societies design police departments to best preserve both public safety and human rights?
New Truth-telling Initiative Confronts Red Cloud Indian School’s Past
Under Maka Black Elk’s leadership, Red Cloud Indian School is developing a Truth and Healing process to confront its history as part of the Indian Boarding School Policy. He hopes to “open the door that we have intentionally kept shut all these years.”