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Pope appoints Fr. Robert J. Geisinger, S.J. to the post of Promoter of Justice

Pope Francis has appointed Fr. Robert J. Geisinger SJ to the post of Promoter of Justice for the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF). He takes over from Fr. Robert W. Oliver, who has held the position since Jan. 3, 2013.

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Secretariat for Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Meet 2014

The Secretariat for Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations began their annual meeting of 2014 in Rome on 8th September. Fr. General will attend the 4 days meeting. The participants , each of whom is responsible for a confessional or religiou...


Fr. General Participates in a Jesuits' Meet at Brussels

On August 15-17, Fr General took part in a meeting of Jesuits from the Province of South Belgium and Luxembourg (BML) and from the Province of France (GAL) who gathered in Brussels with many of their partners in mission (religious and ...


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The Society of Jesus, is a worldwide Roman Catholic religious order founded by Saint Ignatius of Loyola. He originally called his group "The Company of Jesus" to indicate its true leader, the title was Latinized into "Societas Jesu" in the Bull of Pope Paul III on 27 Sept., 1540. The motto of the Society of Jesus is Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam (For the Greater Glory of God). Click : Mission Statement.

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Fr. Adolfo Nicolás, S.J.

Born on April 29, 1936 in Villamuriel de Cerrato (Palencia province), Spain. January 19, 2008 he was elected Superior General of the Society of Jesus... More

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Today in History

16 September

1883/ General Congregation 23 convened and choose as Vicar with right of succession the Swiss Jesuit Anton Anderledy. In its Decree 46 the Congregation dedicated the Society of Jesus to promoting devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

1759/ At Lisbon, 133 fathers and brothers of the Society were put on board a vessel to be conveyed as exiles to Civitavecchia.

Feast of St. Ignatius, Lunch with Holy Father

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Visit to Brussels. From 15 to 17 August, Father General took part in a meeting in Brussels organized by the Southern Belgian and Luxembourg (BML) and French (GAL) Provinces. Its theme was Quid agendum? (What needs to be done?). There were about 450 participants, most of whom came from Belgium and France.  They comprised Jesuits and collaborators, both lay and religious.  The meeting was part of the process towards the amalgamation of the BML and GAL Provinces.


Letter of Father General on the "Ex Officio" letters. On September 8 Father General has written a letter to all Society in which he offers a synthesis of the ex-officio letters. These are the annual letters from eve...

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