Eight Jesuits ordained priests in Vietnam

The Vietnam Jesuit Province has eight new Vietnamese priests.  The new Jesuit priests, who were ordained on August 25 at the Saint Joseph Jesuit Scholasticate in...

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A new way of being a Jesuit conference

One might have thought they would be exhausted after two long days of immersion, talks and group work, but the third and final day of the Jesuit Conference of Asia...

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Gathering as Magis Asia Pacific in Poland

It was a bright sunny Wednesday afternoon that saw about 160 Magis/World Youth Day delegates from Asia Pacific gather in the courtyard of Ignatianum University in Krakow...

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Giving up plastic straws in response to Laudato si’

When the Jesuits in Cambodia gathered for the usual days of prayer, discussions and celebrations in honour of St Ignatius this year, one interesting outcome was the...

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Burundian Jesuit ordained in the Jesuit Chinese Province

Ladislas Nsengiyumva SJ was ordained to the priesthood in Holy Family Catholic Church in Taipei, Taiwan. The ordination on July 30 was presided by Most Rev John B Hung...

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Jesuit colleges and universities commit to promoting institutional collaboration on sustainability in Asia Pacific

The Jesuit focus on sustainability in Asia Pacific is gaining momentum. Just two days after the Jesuit Conference of Asia Pacific’s first sustainability conference, the...

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A new Jesuit priest ordained in Timor-Leste

July 30 was a day for rejoicing for the Jesuits of the Jesuit Independent Region of Timor-Leste, and not just because of the Feast of St Ignatius the next day. ...

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Sustainability in the youth

Small-scale farming and indigenous practices in the uplands of Asia are not very sustainable and a great majority of the youth wants out.  Given the marginalisation...

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The Jesuit Conference of Asia Pacific covers the life and service of the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits) in 16 countries in Asia and the Pacific.