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Asia Pacific - Charting a new course for the migration network
(May-2017) 
 

Latin America - FLACSI commemorates World Refugee Day
(May-2017) 
 

Portugal - Sharing the realities of poverty
(May-2017) 
 

Latin America - VIII Pan-Amazonian Social Forum
(May-2017) 
 

America - REPAM Delegation makes advocacy trip to Washington, D.C.
(May-2017) 
 

Cambodia - A mini-forest to offset the carbon footprint of GC 36
(May-2017) 
 

USA - Society of Jesus apologizes for Slaveholding at Georgetown University
(May-2017) 
 

Rwanda - Genocide Commemoration
(May-2017) 
 

Venezuela - Statement about the situation the country is facing
(May-2017) 
 

Global - Can a sharing economy and a collaborative society be sustainable?
(May-2017) 
 

Ecuador and Colombia - Training for promoters of human rights and peace
(May-2017) 
 

Austria - Xavier Network meeting in Vienna
(Apr-2017) 
 

Latin America - SJ Education networks of Guatemala defend the victims of Hogar Asunción
(Apr-2017) 
 

Australia - New project to help boys and men flourish
(Apr-2017) 
 

USA - Jesuits and partners come to the aid of deported migrants
(Apr-2017) 
 

Africa - JASCNET Seminar on democracy and election knowledge in Africa
(Apr-2017) 
 

Africa - AJAN launched a book titled AHAPPY
(Apr-2017) 
 

Spain - First anniversary of Campaign for Hospitality
(Apr-2017) 
 

Europe - EU passes conflict minerals law
(Apr-2017) 
 

Rome - Father General's Speech on Women's Day
(Mar-2017) 
 

Philippines - Opposing death penalty
(Mar-2017) 
 

Latin America - Online diploma program on advocacy
(Mar-2017) 
 

USA - Testimony on Policy Challenges Facing Congress
(Mar-2017) 
 

USA - Dakota access pipeline decision found "Morally Unacceptable"
(Mar-2017) 
 

Ireland - Irish Province commits to "Flights for Forests"
(Mar-2017) 
 

Spain - 2016 Report of Campaign of Hospitality
(Mar-2017) 
 

Asia Pacific - Building the Philippines' first eco-friendly school
(Mar-2017) 
 

Global - Inspiring sustainable lifestyles through the lens
(Mar-2017) 
 

Global - Sharing Laudato Si' online resources
(Mar-2017) 
 

Rome - "I was in prison and you visited me..." Promotio Iustitiae
(Feb-2017) 
 

Canada and USA - Concerns about the increase of detention and deportation
(Feb-2017) 
 

Latin America - Regarding the discriminatory and exclusion policies in the US
(Feb-2017) 
 

Rome - Fr General on World Day of Refugees and Migrants
(Feb-2017) 
 

Asia - Collaboration for understanding among Muslims and Christians
(Feb-2017) 
 

Honduras - Socio-environmental impact of mining
(Feb-2017) 
 

India - Tarumitra eco-fest in Attappadi, Kerala
(Feb-2017) 
 

 

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USA - Society of Jesus apologizes for Slaveholding at Georgetown University

(May-2017)

"Today the Society of Jesus, which helped to establish Georgetown University and whose leaders enslaved and mercilessly sold your ancestors, stands before you to say: We have greatly sinned, in our thoughts and in our words, in what we have done and in what we have failed to do," Father Timothy Kesicki, SJ, said in public apology today to nearly 100 descendants of slaves gathered at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. "The Society of Jesus prays with you today because we have greatly sinned, and because we are profoundly sorry." Read more...