Category Archives: Wisconsin Province E-News


Wisconsin Province E-News: US Paris Climate Conference

We are now into the final weeks before the UN Paris Climate Conference (COP 21)  which is set to begin on November 30. Below are materials in support of this worldwide conference which hopes to achieve a legally binding universal agreements regarding human-induced climate change:  v  Bishops representing entire globe make appeal to negotiating parties of [...]


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Wisconsin/ Chicago-Detroit Provinces of the Society of Jesus: February E-news Social-Interactional Ministries

 JUNE 2014 e-news: Social-International Ministries FAITH-JUSTICE (NEW) Jesuit Alumni Letter in Support of Immigration Reform: Join Jesuit high school and university alumni expressing support for comprehensive immigration reform to fellow Jesuit alumni serving in the U.S. House of Representatives (currently 44 members out 435). Click here to learn more about this opportunity organized by the [...]


December 2013 E-news: Social-International-Ecology Ministries, Faith-Justice

Save the Date (December 10): Pope Francis to initiate a global effort to combat hunger. On that day, Pope Francis will launch the One Human Family, Food for All campaign as parishes, schools and communities initiate a wave by prayer starting at noon in each time zone across the world. Please mark your calendars for [...]

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OCTOBER 2013 E-news: Social-International Ministries

Faith-Justice Time is now for humane immigration advocacy: With the fiscal crisis behind us, the House needs to act soon on immigration or momentum will stall with the run-up to the 2014 elections. In short, NOW is our time to express support for comprehensive, family-based reform with an achievable pathway to citizenship. On Monday, November [...]


December 2011

The Gritty Reality was the theme of the 2011 Ignatian Family Teach-In which drew over 1100 to Georgetown University Nov 12-14. The theme is attributed from a line in Fr. Kolvenbach’s Santa Clara address which described a faith-justice pedagogy which brings students into direct contact with those who are suffering and broken. Through this education [...]


November 2011

U.S. Military Presence in Uganda (Oct. 14) The Obama administration announced deployment of 100 military advisers to Uganda and surrounding countries to help dismantle the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) and its leader Joseph Kony for war crimes.  A few prominent Uganda-watch groups have cautiously supported the stepped up efforts against the LRA. However, the Acholi [...]


October 2011

Ecology Supplements Download the special report on ecology Healing a Broken Worldcompiled by the Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat and referenced by Fr. General in his letter On Ecology (September 16, 2011). Major sections of the report include: regional assessments (by assistancy); Jesuit mission in the context of the ecological crisis; recommendations and suggestions. Please [...]


September 2011

Eastern Africa Hunger Crisis (UPDATE September 1, 2011) As the seasonal drought was upgraded into a famine in late July, two Jesuit initiated strategies were announced in response to this crisis affecting 12 million people in Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia. Click here for the Jesuit Conference statement which designates ways to send both short term [...]


August 2011

Republic of Southern Sudan (ROSS) Becomes the World’s Newest Country Southern Sudan voted overwhelmingly and peacefully to become independent in January, 2011 and Independence Day finally came on Saturday, July 9. Jesuit Bernard Mallia (Eastern Africa) writes from Rumbek, “There is so much rejoicing because our country struggled and suffered too much (and) at last [...]


May 2011

Fred Kammer: “Politics Drive Anti-Tax movements and Low Income families suffer” is the assessment in the lead article from JustSouth Quarterly written by the former New Orleans Provincial. His analysis shows that U.S. individual tax rates are actually quite low compared to other industrialized countries. Only Turkey and Mexico have lower individual tax rates than [...]