Category: News

Hope for 2021

Four Jesuit organisations based in Gardiner Street, Dublin have come together to share a short video message with their reflections on 2020 and its upheaval, and their hopes for...

What led to the conflict in Tigray?

Ethiopia has had a complicated history in a region that has seen much conflict down the years, especially among its neighbours in Eritrea, Somalia and Sudan.  Kevin Carroll gives...

Michael J. Kelly SJ Obituary

Tributes have poured in for Irish Jesuit, Michael J. Kelly SJ, who died peacefully on Friday, 15th January 2021 in Zambia, the country he had called home for most...

Maternity Wing for Chisipula Health Centre

In Kasama, Northern Zambia, the Chisipula community has successfully lobbied local government for the construction of a maternity wing at their local health centre, the Namulundu Clinic, thanks to...

Restructuring in Southern Africa

The restructuring of Jesuit Provinces in Southern Africa which will result in the formation of one large united region has been underway since 2014 and is an attempt to...
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Tippy Taps Christmas Campaign

Sometimes the simplest ideas are the best. This year the Covid-19 pandemic has brought the issue of handwashing to the fore. People are probably washing their hands more than...

Walking with Basamat

Broadcaster and journalist Susan Cahill visited South Sudan early in 2020, just before global Covid-19 travel restrictions came into place and closed the borders. Since then, lockdown measures and...

Radio Plays Vital Role in Advocacy in Tanzania

At 3am on a September morning in 2013, Angelo Munduni Dema SJ, Radio Kwizera’s current Director brought a security guard who had broken his collar bone, to the local...

Empowering Zambians to Fight for their Rights

The Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) in Lusaka, Zambia works with communities in to empower them to fight for their economic, social and cultural rights.

Honouring the Past, Looking to the Future

Irish Jesuit Missions is now Irish Jesuits International, with the tagline ‘Men and Women for Others’. The new name reflects the changes that have occurred since we began in...

Lockdown Response in Lebanon

Refugees from Syria and Palestine in Lebanon were enduring lives of hardship even before the Covid-19 outbreak. Heba Al Basha and the Jesuit Refugee Service have accompanied and supported...

A Holistic Response to the COVID-19 Crisis

For people in many of the countries where we work, the most immediate threat posed by the Covid-19 pandemic was not the risk of infection, but hunger and a...