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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 [...]

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Catholic Social Teaching Meets Wall Street

Catholic Social Teaching Meets Wall Street Friday, April 20th 12:45 pm – 1:30 pm Center for Service and Justice (Harper 2067) All are welcome to a discussion in the Creighton Center for Service and Justice (Harper 2067) on Catholic Social Teaching and socially responsible investing with Dr. Tom Kelly and Michael Rossmann, SJ. This article [...]


CCSJ Weekly Update: Apr. 2 – Apr. 8

Featured Events: Service and Justice Trips Info Meeting Interested in doing something a bit different for your 2012 Fall Break? Do you want to learn more about an amazing opportunity? Are you looking to have an exciting experience next semester? Join us on Tuesday night, April 3rd at 9PM in the Harper Ballroom for our [...]

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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 [...]


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 [...]

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CCSJ Posters from “All Things Ignatian”

On February 2nd, the Center for Service and Justice participated in the “All Things Ignatian” poster presentation. You can find all of the 2012 posters presented here: http://www.creighton.edu/allthingsignatian/ This poster presentation seeks concrete examples of innovative programs and projects that draw upon and manifest Ignatian values in action. 89 posters presented by faculty, staff, administrators, and [...]


Solidarity Lecture Series: Rutilio Grande

Solidarity Lecture Series When the Gospel Grows Feet: Rutilio Grande and the Church of El Salvador Harper Center, Room 3029 Wednesday, February 15, 5:30pm – 6:30pm Professor Thomas Kelly, an Associate Professor in the Theology department will be speaking about his current research on Rutilio Grande S.J. as part of the Solidarity Lecture Series. Rutilio [...]

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January 2012

NEW Wisconsin Bishops pastoral statement on Immigration: The bishops’ letter titled “Traveling Together in Hope” was released on December 12 (Our Lady of Guadalupe). In the distribution letter to area parishes, Milwaukee Archdiocesan Social Action Director (and Ignatian Associate) Dr. Rob Shelledy observes the Bishops’ linkage of immigration to sanctity of human life affirming that [...]


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 [...]