Tag Archives: Africa


April Wisconsin Province Social-International E-news

Jesuit Archbishop in Peru Receives Death Threats: Jesuit Archbishop Pedro Baretto (Huancayo, Peru) has received death threats for his recent statement calling for responsible environmental regulation of a multi-metallic smelter in La Oroya. The smelter has been operated by Doe Run Peru a subsidiary of Renco Group (US privately held company) and was forced to [...]

CCSJ Weekly Update: Apr 20 – Apr 29

Featured Events: CCSJ Feedback & Survey The CCSJ is seeking feedback regarding our media usage, communication methods, and social media usage. We want to see what you think about our Facebook, Twitter, and Flicker pages, as well as the CCSJ webpage. Please help us better inform and serve you by filling out this brief, 5 [...]



Ubuntu Africa Banquet

Creighton University African Student Association presents- Ubuntu Africa Banquet: “I am because we are” Saturday, April 21, 2012 6:oo pm – 8:30 pm Skutt Student Center Ballroom Ubuntu is traditional African philosophy that roughly translates to “I am who I am because we are.” It is the essence of a human being based on the [...]

Africa and America: A Cultural Difference

Africa and America: A Cultural Difference April 12, 2012 7:00 – 9:00 pm Skutt Student Center (Room 104) Come and join in an interactive learning experience focused on cultural differences. The night will also explore the culture within Central Africa and provide a forum for discussing cultural awareness. Desserts will be available. Please contact Scott [...]



CCSJ Weekly Update: Apr. 9 – Apr. 15

Featured Events: Save the Date: Post-Graduation Volunteer and Religious Life Missioning Ceremony Save the date for the 2012 Post-Graduate Volunteer and Religious Life Missioning Ceremony. The ceremony will take place from 10:30-11:15 am on Friday, May 11, 2012. Join Fr. Timothy Lannon, S.J., President of Creighton University and Fr. Andy Alexander, S.J., Vice President for [...]

March Wisconsin Province Social-International E-news

Kony 2012 Video – Considerations for Reflection: This now-viral youtube video produced by the group Invisible Children has become the most recent cause célèbre and is most likely attracting wide attention across campuses and parishes (both Jesuit and non-Jesuit). The video launched the “Kony 2012” campaign and seems to employ a threefold strategy: information/education, fund-raising/sales [...]

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February Social-International Ministries Newsletter

February 2012 E-news: Social-International Ministries Drew Christiansen Reflects on What Iraq has Taught us about a Just War: America editor develops three lessons in this Washington Post opinion column: 1. Beware of politicians employing intelligence to persuade; 2. Those who employ the Just War need to have the courage of their convictions and condemn a [...]

Peace: Promote Long-term Peace & Stability in Sudan

Catholic Relief Services After decades of war between the north and south, the people of southern Sudan voted to become the world’s newest nation on July 9, 2011. However, the long-term peace and stability in all of Sudan is at a critical juncture.Political tensions and allegations of attacks on civilians in the border areas of [...]

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