Carlos Mejia Orellana

Jesuit Human Rights Organization Staff Member Murdered in Honduras

Carlos Mejía Orellana, a journalist and marketing manager for Radio Progresso was found murdered in his home in the northern city of El Progreso on the night of Friday, April 11, 2014. He was stabbed several times in the chest.
Kevin O'Brien and Charlotte Mahoney (ISN Board of Directors) with Fr. Jim Connor, S.J.

Fr. Jim Connor, S.J. receives 2014 Holstein Award

The Ignatian Solidarity Network honored Fr. James L. Connor, S.J., with the “Robert M. Holstein: Faith that Does Justice Award” on Sunday, April 6th, at a Mass and award reception at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

Jesuit Murdered in Syria: Ignatian Family Mourns

The Ignatian family worldwide mourns the loss of Dutch Jesuit Father Frans van der Lugt, S.J., who lived in the war-torn Syrian city of Homs, and was killed on Monday, April 7, 2014. According to the Middle East Jesuits, Father van der Lugt was abducted by armed men who beat him and then killed him with two bullets to the head in front of the Jesuit residence in Homs.