- Oct 22, 2020
There are growing demands in India for the release of Father Stan Swamy, who was arrested on Oct. 8 on terrorism offenses.
A Jesuit priest attempting a pilgrimage for peace in Cameroon was detained by police, who accused him of “an illegal activity on a public road.”
The Jesuit-run Central American University in El Salvador welcomed the verdict of a Spanish court, which convicted a former Salvadoran colonel for the murder of five Jesuit priests in 1989.
Jesuit Father Gaston Roberge, the French-Canadian founder of Chitrabani media training institute in Kolkata and a film and media scholar, died at St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata, Aug. 26. He was 85.
Human lives and jobs are not the only things threatened by the coronavirus pandemic: In many countries, democracy and efforts to build a more just world also are under attack, said Father Arturo Sosa, superior general of the Jesuits.