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.

ISN Connects Jesuit University Immersion Experience Coordinators for National Summit

In late June the Ignatian Solidarity Network welcomed nearly thirty immersion experience coordinators from Jesuit universities, as well as partner Catholic institutions, for a 3-day summit to network and discuss the role of Ignatian spirituality in immersion experience programs.