The Jesuit Provincial of Canada, Fr Erik Oland, has sent a letter expressing deep concern about the incarceration of Fr … Read more

The Jesuits of Canada released a statement on the death of Joyce Echaquan, a member of Atikamekw First Nation of … Read more

Canadian Jesuits International has a brand new logo, newsletter name and design, and new website. Our new look embodies CJI’s … Read more

Twenty years into the new millennium, we still face the challenge of creating a just and equal society and of … Read more

IDENTITY IN RESISTANCE

“We must find new ways to fight racism against our community and within ourselves.”

These are the … Read more

The first case of COVID-19 in Africa was recorded in Egypt in February. The spread of the virus was slow … Read more

“The original plan of God was for a loving relationship of respect, mutuality, and equality between men and women, and … Read more

“I raise up my voice—not so I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard…we cannot … Read more

The Economic Impact of COVID-19 is Worsening Poverty in Africa

In the last three weeks or so, a common trend … Read more

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Right at the outset of the Rome Congress celebrating the fifty years of the Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat (SJES), … Read more

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The goal of the Child Safeguarding workshop was to get a deeper understanding of safeguarding issues; to reflect on our … Read more

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Canadian Jesuits International (CJI) has joined over forty non-governmental, labour and faith-based groups from across Canada in denouncing the escalating … Read more

Pope Francis has declared, “Never have we so hurt and mistreated our common home as we have in the last … Read more

Lok Manch (People’s Forum) is an inclusive, secular, human-rights-driven agency that supports various social movements of marginalized people in India. … Read more

I still remember the first time I crossed a border. I was a teenager, but I have very fresh memories … Read more

Bridging Borders

Crossing borders with hope

As I write this, over 7,000 Honduran migrants including children have crossed the Guatemalan and Mexican … Read more

Champion of Justice

Padre Melo (Fr Ismael Moreno SJ) of Honduras has been recognized with the Champion of Justice award by the US … Read more

On 15 September 2018, CJI’s partner in Syria, Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS), held a closing celebration for its Field Kitchen … Read more

CJI shares news from sister organizations on a high court decision in Guatemala against Tahoe Resource’s Escobal mine. See also … Read more

Canadian Jesuits International shares the concern of the UN Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner in Honduras over the … Read more

The following editorial from Criterio in Honduras (criterio.hn) concerns a death threat against journalist Sandra Marybel Sánchez, who works at … Read more

Human rights defender Ángel Estuardo Quevedo was killed in the municipality of Santa Rosa de Lima, Guatemala, on 12 July … Read more

Canadian Jesuits International is providing the dispatches below to keep friends and supporters up-to-date on developments in South Sudan, particularly … Read more

Gandhi Ashram in India was founded in 1992 by Fr Edward McGuire, a Canadian Jesuit. He was asked by his … Read more

Human rights are cultural concepts, evolving continually in response to socio-cultural and political changes. Since 1948, when the UN General … Read more

Protecting the rights of indigenous communities in Mexico has required great effort and multiple claims by individuals and groups who … Read more

The dire situation in Syria continues to dominate the news. Of particular concern are the attacks on people in some … Read more

Ombudsperson success!

As a member of the Canadian Network on Corporate Accountability (CNCA), Canadian Jesuits International has been actively involved in a … Read more

X-rays give us an inside picture of something, but they must be read or interpreted to obtain a real understanding … Read more

Only one month after expressing their concern regarding the post-election situation in Honduras, the Jesuit Provincials of English and French … Read more

The Jesuit Provincials of English and French Canada, Fathers Peter Bisson and Erik Oland, have sent a letter expressing deep … Read more

This is the fifth and final article in a blog series on the igNation website in November 2017. The series … Read more

This is the fourth article in a blog series appearing on the igNation website in November 2017. The series aims … Read more

World Day of the Poor

First World Day of the Poor

Pope Francis named 19 November 2017 the first “World Day of the Poor.” At … Read more

This is the third article in a blog series appearing on the igNation website in November 2017. The series aims … Read more

This article is the second in a blog series appearing on the igNation website in November 2017. The series aims … Read more

This article is the first in a blog series appearing on the igNation website in November 2017. The series aims … Read more

As the saying goes, when two elephants fight, it’s the grass that suffers. It isn’t an accident of nature or … Read more

Early this year, major newspapers and TV stations in India proclaimed with pride that India had replaced the United Kingdom … Read more

Comparte: On the politics of food sovereignty

The Comparte (“Share”) program of the Jesuit Conference of Latin American Provinces (CPAL) … Read more

a woman a man and, when it comes to the tired madness of hierarchy, none of the above.

a river’s … Read more

Serious new threats against Fr Ismael “Melo” Moreno in Honduras have been made in recent days. They have prompted statements … Read more

On 9 August 2017, the President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), the Most Rev. Douglas Crosby OMI, … Read more

South Sudan: Education amid conflict and famine

Canadian Jesuits International is participating in an interfaith campaign called PRAY-GIVE-SPEAK OUT to … Read more

Canadian Jesuit Fr Michael Czerny is undersecretary of the newly formed Section for Migrants and Refugees in the Vatican Dicastery … Read more

Canadian Jesuits International sent the letter below to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau advocating the creation of a Canadian ombudsperson office … Read more

The 2017 theme for International Women’s Day is “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030.” The … Read more

Statement on refugees

The following joint statement from the Provincials of the Jesuit Conference of Canada and the US was issued on 30 … Read more

The Jesuits in English Canada have a long history of engagement on corporate accountability, especially ecumenically through the Task Force … Read more

In July 2016, the staff and board of Canadian Jesuits International (CJI) collaborated on a response to Global Affairs Canada … Read more