Fiachra Swan

Adolfo Nicolás

April 29, 2020

The 30th Superior General of the Jesuits, Adolfo Nicolás strengthened and guided the Society in its commitment to faith and justice the world over.

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John Courtney Murray

September 10, 2019

John Courtney Murray, author of arguably the most controversial document to arise from Vatican II, Dignitatis Humanae, was vital in articulating the Church’s defence of the right of everyone to...

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Francis Browne

July 3, 2019

By the time of his death in 1960, Francis Browne had taken photographs of some of the major events in world history and in nearly every parish in Ireland.

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Blessed John Sullivan

February 19, 2019

John Sullivan was known by those who encountered him as a deeply spiritual and endlessly generous man, and by some even he was known as a healer and a miracle-worker.

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A champion at the front

February 28, 2018

A number of centenary events took place in 2017 to mark the life and death of Fr Willie Doyle SJ, a Jesuit chaplain who was killed at Passchendaele. An exhibition...

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Jorge Mario Bergoglio

December 13, 2017

Respected for his pastoral approach, Jorge Mario Bergoglio became the first Latin American pope, the first Jesuit pope, and the first to take the name Francis.

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Walter Ciszek

November 1, 2017

Polish-American Walter Ciszek spent 23 years in the Soviet Union in various prisons and work camps. In 1988, the cause for his canonisation was officially introduced.

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Saint Francis Borgia

September 26, 2017

The third Superior General of the Jesuits, Saint Francis Borgia, played a critical role in the spread of the Society of Jesus throughout the world during its formative years, particularly...

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Alfred Delp

September 13, 2017

Alfred Delp was a German Jesuit who strongly opposed the Nazi regime in favour of a more tolerant and humane Germany, and he was ultimately killed for his Catholic principles.

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Saint Alberto Hurtado

August 16, 2017

Saint Alberto Hurtado is revered in his home country of Chile for his work on behalf of the poor and workers there. His ministries have continued long after his death.

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