CALL FOR PAPERS International Symposium on Jesuit Studies Lisbon | 17–19 June 2020 Engaging the World: The Jesuits and Their Presence in Global History Co-organized by the Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies at Boston College and Brotéria in Lisbon, in partnership with the Catholic University Portugal Scattered around the globe for nearly five … Continue reading CFP | Engaging the World: The Jesuits and Their Presence in Global History
While the announcement of the opening of the Vatican Archives of Pope Pius XII (1939-1958) was welcome by researchers, what has remained in focus is a debate regarding the role of the Pope and the Holocaust. However, the Archives should reveal a much broader narrative as the period of this papacy was also at the centre of a shifting global Christianity and its rapid indigenisation.
Much before the announcement of Pope Francis to canonise Oscar Romero a Saint of the Catholic Church, the people of Latin America had already begun to venerate their San Romero, ever since his martyrdom on 24 March 1980. His witness to the gospel message that informed a faith in favour of the poor is as relevant to us today as it was in his own lifetime.
The Camino Ignaciano is an Ignatian pilgrimage that recreates the sixteenth-century historical route (1522) of Ignatius of Loyola from his hometown in Azpeitia to the cave in Manresa where he underwent a transformative experience and wrote his classic, The Spiritual Exercises. Rinald D’Souza SJ reflects on his experience of walking the Camino.
CALL FOR PAPERS International Symposium on Jesuit Studies Boston | 11–13 June 2019 Engaging Sources: The Tradition and Future of Collecting History in the Society of Jesus Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies, Boston College Since its founding, the Society of Jesus has emphasized the importance of record keeping—of corresponding, circulating, and preserving its diverse … Continue reading CFP | Engaging Sources: The Tradition and Future of Collecting History in the Society of Jesus