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The martyrdom of the six Jesuits and two lay companions on Nov. 16, 1989, was a turning point in the Salvadoran Civil War (1979–92)...

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September 24, 2014 — Jesuit Fr. Rohan Tulloch serves as pastor St. Anne’s Church in Jamaica, his first assignment as a Jesuit priest.

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Fr. John F. Snyder died Sept. 13, 2014. A Jesuit for 73 years and a priest for 59 years, Snyder served in a variety of administrative positions and was a retreat director.

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September 10, 2014 — Pope Francis has appointed U.S. Jesuit Father Robert J. Geisinger as the Promoter of Justice at the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.

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Sept. 3, 2014 — In late August, Jesuit novices arrived at novitiates in California, New York, Louisiana, Minnesota and Montreal for a rite of passage known as Entrance Day.

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Fr. Jarrel D. “Patricio” Wade died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in El Progreso, Yoro, Honduras, the Central American nation where he lived and worked for nearly half a century.

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Fr. Jacques L. Weber died Aug. 17, 2014, in Houston, Texas. He was 94 and a Jesuit for 77 years, a priest for 65 years.

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Barbara Dawson, RSCJ, Provincial, U.S.-Canada Province (left), and Kathleen Conan, RSCJ, Superior General, Society of the Sacred Heart, deliver a gift of two rose bushes in the latest exchange in a long-running relationship between the sisters’ religious congregation and the Jesuits.

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A delegation of religious and education officials from the Central American country of Belize is in St. Louis for a meeting with Saint Louis University faculty.

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July 30, 2014 — The Institute of Jesuit Sources is moving from its longtime home in St. Louis to Boston College’s Center for Jesuit History, Leadership and Spirituality.

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The Jesuits of two distinct U.S. provinces will join as one on July 31, 2014 as part of a larger reorganization of the Society of Jesus in the U.S.

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Jesuit priest Eugene Grollmes, a writer, poet and chaplain to student athletes who also worked to strengthen academics and religious identities of Catholic universities, has died at the age of 82.

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July 16, 2014 — Pope Francis recently sent a message of hope to a group of prisoners who are serving life sentences without parole for crimes they committed as children.

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Fr. Maurice “Mo” Murray, who taught math and computer science in the U.S. and Belize, who joined the cause for civil rights in the 1960s, and who learned a Mayan language to better serve his parishioners, died Friday, July 11, 2014 in St. Louis. He was 79 and a Jesuit for nearly 62 years.

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Fr. Maurice “Mo” Murray, who taught math and computer science in the U.S. and Belize, who joined the cause for civil rights in the 1960s, and who learned a Mayan language to better serve his parishioners, died Friday, July 11, 2014 in St. Louis. He was 79 and a Jesuit for nearly 62 years.

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July 9, 2014 — Jesuit Father Greg Boyle has been recognized by the White House as a "Champion of Change" for his Los Angeles-based gang intervention program, Homeboy Industries.

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June 27, 2014 — The Catholic Church was at the heart of the small town where newly-ordained Jesuit Father Michael Rozier grew up. It was there he began to experience an early call to the priesthood.

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Fr. Ralph E. Vonderhaar died Monday, June 16, 2014 in St. Louis. He was 88 and a Jesuit for nearly 71 years.

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A former marketing executive has been named the first lay director of White House Retreat, a Jesuit retreat house south of St. Louis on the bluffs of the Mississippi River.

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May 22, 2014 – Jesuits John Padberg and Joseph Tetlow are recognized with honorary degrees from three Jesuit institutions.

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May 20, 2014 — Father General Adolfo Nicolás will convoke General Congregation 36 to be held in 2016.

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The Jesuit Conference website has published a profile of Fr. Ralph Huse, a retreat director at White House Retreat in St. Louis. The veteran pastor, novice master and spiritual director talks about how he gives retreats and helps people find ways to pray.

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Fr. Walter G. Nesbit died Monday, May 12, 2014, in St. Louis. He was 85 and a Jesuit for 67 years.

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Fr. David Wayne died Thursday, May 8, 2014, in Parker, Colo. He was 76 years old and a Jesuit for 58 years.

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April 2, 2014 | Pope Francis is expected to canonize Blessed José de Anchieta, a Jesuit missionary known as the “Apostle of Brazil” and a patron of the country’s music and literature, this week.

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