- Apr 4, 2020
Jesuit Father Joseph A. O’Hare, Fordham University’s longest serving president under whose tenure enrollment climbed, student academic achievement advanced and the institution conducted its first comprehensive fundraising campaign, died March 29 at age 89.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Jesuit Father John P. Langan, who became a respected expert on the Catholic Church’s teaching on the just-war tradition and Christian ethics throughout nearly 40 years as a professor, died March 20 at age 79. The longtime professor of philosophy and Christian ethics at Georgetown University often
At the heart of Pope Francis’ teachings on reform, the care for the poor and for creation are the principles of discernment and listening established by St. Ignatius of Loyola, said Jesuit Father Arturo Sosa.
A leading Catholic human rights activist in India is calling on the nation’s bishops to be “prophetic” as the country faces what is “the most critical phase of her history.”
Jesuit Father George V. Coyne, who led the Vatican Observatory as its director for 28 years, got his start in the field of astronomy as a young student in formation for the priesthood by secretly studying under his blanket, flashlight in hand.
Jesuit provincials have demanded that Nicaraguan authorities end a “campaign of slander and aggressions” against the Jesuit-run Central American University in Managua and its rector, Jesuit Father Jose Alberto Idiaquez, “as well as other institutions and people linked to the Society of Jesus in Nicaragua.”