Jesuit Higher Education Leaders Respond to President Trump's Executive Order

In wake of executive orders addressing immigrants and refugees, presidents of Jesuit colleges and universities express concerns for the dignified treatment of vulnerable populations and offer assurances of protection and respect for individuals who may be affected in some way.

Georgetown Announces Plans as other Jesuit Institutions Reflect on Historical Ties to Slavery

Georgetown University president John J. DeGioia, Ph.D., announced a series of steps the university will take to publicly address historical roots tied to slave ownership.

Jesuit-Affiliated Leaders to Unite for Lenten Blog on Racial Justice

This coming Lent, more than twenty writers from throughout the national Jesuit network, including Saint Louis University president Fred Pestello and Boston College theologian M. Shawn Copeland, will unite for racial justice by participating in a daily blog called "Lift Every Voice: A Lenten Journey Toward Racial Justice." Hosted by the Ignatian Solidarity Network (ISN), the blog will feature reflections on the daily readings through the lens of racial justice and Ignatian spirituality. According to the website, the purpose of the blog is twofold: to lament racial injustice and to reflect on how the Gospel calls Christians to respond.