Pope Francis Asks Alumni if They Still Have the ‘Jesuit Virus’

In a video message to the participants in a meeting of alumni of Jesuit Institutions, Pope Francis asked his listeners whether they still had “Jesuit virus” or if they no longer bore the distinctive characteristics of a Jesuit education.

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Jesuit Mag Disses Climate Change Skeptics

The Jesuit flagship publication La Civiltà Cattolica has released a prefatory essay on the theology of the environment to prepare Catholics—and the world—for the Pope’s upcoming encyclical on human ecology. Rather than seriously entertain the objections of climate change skeptics and others who have expressed concerns about the Pope’s letter, however, the article cavalierly dismisses them as unworthy of consideration.

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