Pope Francis, a Man for our Times

Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, the first South American, became the Pope on 13 March, 2013. From the very beginning he gave the impression of being a different type of Pope. The most outstanding trait of…

Bergoglio’s Aggiornamento

13 March, 2013, is a date I will not forget. During a doctoral programme I was enrolled in at a Jesuit University on the U.S. West Coast, I was unable to act on what was…

God’s Medicine of Mercy in Amoris Laetitia

God’s mercy manifests itself in the history of the world redeeming persons. Jesus Christ personified that mercy uniquely and the Church bears witness to it in its mission. More recently, in Amoris Laetitia (The Joy…

Bangladesh: Responding to the Plight of the Rohingya

Dhaka, 11 October – The JRS Deputy International Director, Fr. Joseph Xavier, SJ, is currently evaluating opportunities for JRS to support Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, where over 500,000 people have fled violence in the Rakhine…

Is there something called Jesuit Leadership?

Leadership as a phenomenon has roots in the beginning of civilization. When a web of relationships emerged and there was a common goal, leadership emerged. The stories of kings and philosophers of the past, of…

The Passing of Jharkhand Anti-Conversion Bill-2017

The Jharkhand government adapted the draft of ‘Jharkhand Freedom of Religion Bill 2017’ or ‘Jharkhand Dharma Swatantra Adhiniyam’. Also known as ‘Religious Freedom Bill 2017’, it was passed on 8 August 2017. It is to…