News
Papal Nuncio to the United States Visits Georgetown University

On March 27, 2017, Georgetown University welcomed Archbishop Christophe Pierre, Papal Nuncio to the United States, along with Bishop Barry C. Knestout, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Washington, D.C.

A papal nuncio is a diplomatic representative of the Holy See to a country or region. Archbishop Pierre celebrated Mass at Dahlgren Chapel and later participated in a panel discussion entitled: The Francis Factor after Four Years: A Dialogues on Pope Francis' Message for the US. Joining Archbishop Pierre on the panel were Kim Daniels (former spokesperson for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops President and Member of the Vatican Council on Communications), Maria Theresa Gaston (Managing Director of Leadership Education at Duke University), Kenneth Hackett (Former US Ambassador to the Holy See and Former President of Catholic Relief Services). The Moderator of the Panel was John Carr, Director, Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life at Georgetown University.

Archbishop Christophe Pierre was born in France and previously served as papal nuncio to Mexico, Haiti and Uganda.


Papal Nuncio to the United States, Archbishop Christope Pierre (center), celebrated a mid-day Liturgy with Bishop Barry Knestout (to his left), Fr. Joseph Lingan, SJ, (to his right), and other members of the Jesuit Community at Georgetown, as well as several priests from the Archdiocese of Washington.





Recent News

June 14, 2018 - Several Jesuit organizations and 12 U.S.-based Jesuit law schools are strongly opposing the recent decision by Attorney General Jeff Sessions that seeks to rule out most claims of domestic and gang violence for asylum seekers arriving in the U.S. Read their statement.

Read a reflection from a Maryland Province Jesuit scholastic about his peers who he has been in formation with and how they mirror the brotherhood of the early Society.

May 26, 2018 — Fr. Timothy Kesicki, SJ, president of the Jesuit Conference of Canada and the U.S., discusses some of the highlights of the provincials’ time with Father General.

What was once a distant hope is now home for Cristo Rey Atlanta.

May 19, 2018 — On day one of his first official visit to Canada since being elected Superior General of the Jesuits in late 2016, Fr. Arturo Sosa, S.J., started his agenda-packed day at Regis College in Toronto doing something he loves: meeting Jesuits in formation.

May 18, 2018 - Father Arturo Sosa Abascal, SJ, the 31st Superior General of the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits) will be visiting Canada from May 18 – 30. Watch a video greeting, released ahead of his visit.

On June 9, six East Coast province Jesuits will be ordained priests at the Fordham University Church. Their ordinations come after extensive formation experiences that are deeply rooted to the traditions and the vision of our Jesuit founder, St. Ignatius Loyola. Their ordination symbolizes life and hope for the Church, the ongoing proclamation of the Gospel, and humble and loving service of God’s people.

view all news

Search news

Publications

JESUITS Magazine: Spring 2018

JESUITS Magazine: Fall/Winter 2017

JESUITS Magazine: Summer 2017



Jesuit Center for Spiritual Growth
The Jesuit Center in Wernersville, Penn., is a place of natural beauty, welcoming quiet and spiritual sustenance for those who seek peace within.