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Subject Area: Global Church

Two Jesuits Assassinated in Mexico

On June 20, 2022, in Cerocahui, Tarahumara, Mexico, Jesuit Fathers Javier Campos and Joaquín Mora were murdered while trying to defend a man who was seeking refuge in the church and who was being pursued by an armed person.

A Prayer for Peace

How do we pray for peace from half a world away? How can words salve and soothe real wounds, assuage real fears, wipe tears from real eyes?

Finding the Way in Siberia

By Fr. Thomas M. Simisky, SJ Life can feel overwhelming at times. We’ve all been pushed to our limits on multiple occasions as we navigate the uncertainties of pandemic, politics, and our own personal challenges. How do we find God when faced with problems we’ve never seen before and don’t fully comprehend? Yes, we do …

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A Jesuit Reflects on Francis in Iraq

“Salaam, Salaam, Salaam!  Shookran!  Allah ma’akum.” Peace, Peace, Peace!  Thank you!  God be with you!.  With these words, Pope Francis ended the Mass in Erbil, his last major public event during his visit to Iraq.  Energy and emotion already filled the stadium, and when he ended his remarks with these Arabic words, we all erupted in …

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