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September 17, 2015 — An overview of Pope Francis' life as a Jesuit; he entered the Society of Jesus in 1958 at age 21.

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During his upcoming visit to the United States, Pope Francis will roam the corridors of power — at the White House, in the U.S. Congress and at the United Nations.

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The stories of migrants are not often heard, like that of Roberto, 33, who tried crossing into the U.S. from Mexico in 2014 and was kneed and spit upon while being apprehended by Border Patrol agents, resulting in two broken ribs.

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September 14, 2015 — As excitement builds for Pope Francis’ upcoming trip to the U.S., 300 Jesuits in formation offer words of welcome and share their perspectives about the significance of a Jesuit pope.

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Pope Francis is among those who demonstrate the impact of a Jesuit education

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This fall, 45 new novices in the U.S., Canada and Haiti are entering the Society of Jesus, beginning the same journey Pope Francis did 57 years ago.

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All 28 Jesuit institutions are listed near the top of their classification category among America’s “Best Colleges,” according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings for 2016.

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Recognizing societal changes and a stigma that goes with “old school” retreats as being out of touch with today’s world, The Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos and Loyola Institute for Spirituality are finding fresh ways to bring Ignatian spirituality to contemporary Christians.

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St. Ignatius was nothing if not meticulous about every aspect of the “Company of Jesus,” the Jesuit order, he founded almost 500 years ago. So last December when Father General Adolfo Nicolás, SJ, the Jesuits’ Superior General convoked the 36th General Congregation to elect his successor, no one was ruffled.

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August 20, 2015 — Over the last few months, each of the nine Jesuit provinces of the U.S. and Canada held province congregation to elect the delegates for General Congregation 36.

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Twenty-four Jesuit novices in Canada and the United States professed First Vows of poverty, chastity and obedience this month. The profession of vows comes after a Jesuit completes his first two years of formation in the novitiate and signifies his commitment to the Society of Jesus.

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A new high school in San Jose is using new ways of teaching to raise expectations and send students’ hopes and test scores soaring. Walk onto the campus of the new Cristo Rey San Jose Jesuit High School and you quickly realize that you’ve entered a different world than the high school you grew up in.

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Eight men from the California and Oregon provinces of the Society of Jesus completed their two-year novitiate program and professed First Vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience before family, friends, and a large audience of well-wishers at a Mass at the Sacred Heart Chapel at Loyola Marymount University on August 8.

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On August 4th, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors presented Fr. Gregory Goethals, SJ, ’73, with a commemorative scroll honoring Loyola High School, its sesquicentennial, and its contribution to Los Angeles.

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Jesuit Father Jerry Martinson and the team at Kuangchi Program Service (KPS), a television production company in Taipei, Taiwan, have found a way to teach China about the Jesuits: through documentary dramas.

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The latest edition of Mission, the magazine of the California Province of the Society of Jesus, is now available online for your reading pleasure.

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Yolanda Brown serves as Parish Life Director at Blessed Sacrament Church in Hollywood, California.

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July 20, 2015 — At Ignatius Cafe in Los Angeles, Jesuit Father Robert Dae-je Choi serves quality coffee to support St. Agnes Korean Catholic Church.

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A shower, a shave and an overnight stay in Vatican City: these are just a few of the services Pope Francis is providing for the thousands of homeless and poor in Rome.

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July 13, 2015 — Jesuits Louie Hotop, SJ, and Br. Matt Wooters, SJ, hosted their own podcast, “In Other News,” while studying at Saint Louis University.

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Nearly 300 Jesuits met recently at Loyola Marymount University (LMU) in Los Angeles to discuss their role in the rapidly changing digital world.

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Seven Jesuit scholars are in Sunnyside for several weeks, running a camp at St. Joseph’s parish and assisting at the church.

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Father William F. Breault, S.J., artist, author, archivist, and teacher, died June 29 at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center, Los Gatos. He was 88.

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Fr. Ike Udoh, SJ, ordained to the priesthood on June 13, looks forward to serving God's people through the liturgy and sacraments.

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Today Pope Francis released his highly anticipated encyclical on the environment, "Laudato Si': On the Care for Our Common Home," calling on all people worldwide to act on climate change as a moral responsibility.

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