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Pope Francis and the Theology of Failure: 12 Questions for John Navone SJ

Tuesday 12 July 2016

Sean Salai, SJ , America Magazine

JOHN J. NAVONE SJ, is an American Jesuit priest, theologian and writer in residence at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Wash., where he also received an M.A. in philosophy. Father Navone, 85, is also professor emeritus of the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, where he received his doctorate in theology. The son of Italian immigrants and a dual U.S.-Italian citizen who lived in Italy for 47 years, he grew up in Seattle, where he attended Jesuit schools before entering the Society of Jesus in 1949 after his freshman year of college at Seattle University.

Pope Francis and the Theology of Failure: 12 Questions for John Navone SJ

Tuesday 12 July 2016

Sean Salai, SJ , America Magazine

JOHN J. NAVONE SJ, is an American Jesuit priest, theologian and writer in residence at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Wash., where he also received an M.A. in philosophy. Father Navone, 85, is also professor emeritus of the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, where he received his doctorate in theology. The son of Italian immigrants and a dual U.S.-Italian citizen who lived in Italy for 47 years, he grew up in Seattle, where he attended Jesuit schools before entering the Society of Jesus in 1949 after his freshman year of college at Seattle University.

Crisis in Venezuela: The people are afraid. We do not know to whom we should turn!

Monday 11 July 2016

Aid to the Church in Need

Once upon a time … there was a beautiful country, a country in which joy pervaded the streets each and every day. Venezuela, the nation of cacao, beaches with crystal clear waters, the traditional ‘Llanera’ music, fruit in a thousand colours, tropical animals, cosmetic institutes and Miss Universe … a slice of the Caribbean where everyone wanted to go. Or at least this was the Venezuela that could be seen on TV. Even though another reality of course existed, the tourism slogan of the nation read, ‘Venezuela, where dreams come true’. Today, this dream has turned into a nightmare.

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