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Subject Area: International

Padre Alberto Hurtado, SJ: Chile’s Advocate for the Marginalized

By Fr. John Swope, SJ Luis Alberto Hurtado Cruchaga (1901-1952) is known to all in Chile as Padre Hurtado. He was a Jesuit priest, lawyer, social worker, and writer. He founded the Hogar de Cristo (Home of Christ) in 1944 and the national review entitled, “Mensaje”. He was beatified in 1994 and canonized on October 23, 2005, by Pope Benedict …

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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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India COVID-19 Emergency Response

Jesuits USA East stands in solidarity with the people of India. The country has suffered well over 215,000 deaths to COVID-19, while the infection count has reached close to 20 million. During this second wave, there are nearly 400,000 infected and over 3,500 dead each day. What’s more, India currently accounts for 40% of the …

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