Why has Pope Francis chosen to adopt the model of leadership that is already beginning to characterise his papacy? James Hanvey SJ identifies three particular aspects of the Franciscan and Ignatian traditions that seem to be informing the new Pope’s vision of mission.
Jorge Mario Bergoglio’s time as Archbishop of Buenos Aires gives us many clues about his vision for the Church. John Moffatt SJ encourages us to recognise the theology in Pope Francis’ actions.
A stroke of good fortune allowed Richard Leonard SJ to be in Rome for the election of Pope Francis.
In a contribution to a series from the Jesuit Institute South Africa, Chris Chatteris SJ offered some thoughts on Fr Jorge Mario Bergoglio’s time as Provincial Superior of the Jesuits in Argentina.
Nicholas King SJ reacted with surprise and welcome to the unprecedented election of a Jesuit pope.
How can a spirituality that was developed in the sixteenth century help young people today to ‘develop a vocabulary of faith’? Tim Muldoon describes the distinctive appeal of the spiritual teachings of St Ignatius Loyola, and suggests that Ignatian spirituality is uniquely placed to meet the needs and questions of today’s young adults.
What did Judith Callaghan, a parishioner of St Francis Xavier in Liverpool, learn about Xavier’s legacy in Japan?
How do historical martyrdoms inform our lives as followers of Christ today? 'Perhaps when questions are resolved and peace is restored the impact of martyrdom becomes weaker'.
What does it mean in practice to talk about ‘more’ when it comes to education? John Moffatt SJ asks what the Ignatian 'magis' really entails and why it inspires the work of every Jesuit school.
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