‘Kenya Election Annulment Was Right Choice’

Dr Elias Mokua SJ
Dr Elias Mokua SJ, Executive Director of Jesuit Hakimani Centre in Nairobi, Kenya

Dr Elias Mokua, Director of the Jesuit Hakimani Centre in Nairobi, Kenya, shares his insights about the country’s recent Presidential election, which was annulled by the Supreme Court among allegations of "irregularities and illegalities". He remains hopeful that despite tensions in the country, peace will prevail.

My Vision in Africa for the Next Several Years

Leonard Chiti and Pope Francis
Fr Leonard Chiti SJ meets Pope Francis at the GC 36 in Rome

Fr Arturo Sosa has been quoting a lot from decrees passed at last year’s General Congregation 36, which elected him as the 31st Superior General of the Society of Jesus. Clearly, he is indicating to many of us that he sees the implementation of GC 36 as one of his key mandates.

Dreaming the Future for the Chinese Province

Fr John Lee SJ, Provincial of the Chinese Province
Fr John Lee SJ, Provincial of the Chinese Province

Matteo Ricci was the great missionary to the East. He arrived in China in 1583 and proved to be a wonderful missionary linking the East to the West. The Jesuit presence in China has not always been easy. A reason for rejoicing today is that Jesuits continue to be a wonderful and effective presence amongst the people and young Chinese Jesuits grow in number.

Planting a Field of Dreams for the Youth of Malawi

Loyola Secondary School Kasungu Malawi

“One of the best ways to serve the present is to give hope for the future. Loyola Jesuit Secondary School will effectively serve the needs of the present youth who are the future hope of Malawi.”

Caring for the Earth

caring for the earth
MAJIS Jesuit Farm in Akol Jal, South Sudan, provides the local population with training in sustainable agriculture and agroforestry

So much of environmental justice work is oriented towards the future; moving from the present state of environmental decline, seeking to build a better world for present and future generations. I take hope from an article written by the late John Surrette SJ called “The dream of an older Jesuit”.

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