August 29, 2016 — Fr. Mueller presented Vatican Observatory Summer School students in a meeting with Pope Francis.
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August 26, 2016 — Jesuit Father T. Frank Kennedy, internationally recognized scholar of Jesuit music, was 67.
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August 24, 2016 — Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, a Jesuit parish in Baton Rouge, was spared from damage in the recent historic flooding, but its parishioners are suffering.
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August 23, 2016 — Fr. Roy Joseph, SJ, is the first American Jesuit to be ordained a bi-ritual priest in both the Syro-Malabar and Latin rites.
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August 22, 2016 — "Ignacio de Loyola," a film produced by the Jesuit Communications Foundation in the Philippines, will be released in North American theatres on Friday, Aug. 26.
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August 18, 2016 — Today is the feast day of Saint Alberto Hurtado, a Chilean Jesuit priest known for his engagement with Chilean culture and his work with young adults and the poor.
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August 17, 2016 — Scorsese is the director of the upcoming film "Silence," about Jesuits in Japan during the 17th century.
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August 15, 2016 — The concert tour's performances will benefit Jesuit Refugee Service's Global Education Initiative.
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August 10, 2016 — Jesuit Father Jack Podsidalo, from Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Richmond, recently spent a day helping an immigrant parishioner navigate the necessary hurdles at the local ICE office. He recounts his experience here.

July 31, 2016 — Today is the feast day of St. Ignatius Loyola, the founder of the Society of Jesus who passed away 460 years ago on this date in 1556.

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