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Fr Tom Smolich addressing teachers at Pagirinya Secondary School (JRS)

Fr Tom Smolich SJ visits JRS Uganda

09 May 2018

On a recent trip to Uganda, Fr Thomas Smolich SJ, the International Director of the Jesuit Refugee Service, reiterated JRS’s commitment to the service and accompaniment of the refugee population in Uganda.

Recruiting: Independent Safeguarding Commission

08 May 2018

New member sought for the Independent Safeguarding Commission of the British Jesuits.

Mental Health Awareness Week 2018 – watch this space

08 May 2018

14-20 May is Mental Health Awareness Week. The Jesuits in Britain want to take this opportunity to help our readers and listeners to pray, think, learn and talk about life’s uphill struggles, whether they are associated with diagnosed mental health conditions or other circumstances.

Out of sight, but not out of mind

04 May 2018

Beatrice Grasso considers the impact of immigration detention and explains how the Jesuit Refugee Service UK are working to support people in detention.

St Aloysius' Church on BBC's Sunday Worship

03 May 2018

This weekend the BBC Radio 4 programme Sunday Worship will broadcast live from St Aloysius’ Church in Glasgow. 

Nepal: three years on

02 May 2018

April 25th, 2018 marks the three-year anniversary of the 7.8 magnitude earthquake, which struck Nepal in 2015. Jesuit Missions continues to support the NJSI through their work with the Xavier Network.

Ordinations - save the date

01 May 2018

Jesuit deacons Philip Harrison SJ and Kensy Joseph SJ will be ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Nicholas Hudson on Saturday 30th June 12 noon at St Ignatius Church, Stamford Hill.

BBC upholds complaint about role of Jesuit

01 May 2018

Prior to broadcasting the repeat of the BBC series Elizabeth I’s Secret Agents, the BBC has re-edited two of the episodes following a complaint about misleading statements about a Jesuit priest. 

The JesWeb 2018 delegates in Brussels

"Communication is in our DNA"

30 Apr 2018

Thirty-four Jesuit communicators from nineteen countries around Europe and further afield held their annual meeting in Brussels last week.

Pope Francis constitutes PWPN as Pontifical Work

27 Apr 2018

On March 27, 2018 the Holy Father “has constituted the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network (Apostleship of Prayer) as a Pontifical work, with legal headquarters in the State of Vatican City.”

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