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“Dialogue with Alumni of Jesuit Schools,” Pedro Arrupe (1979)

In August 1979, some 400 delegates of various associations representing former students of Jesuit schools in Europe met in Ghent, Belgium to explore “Christianity and the Future of Europe” in the fields of ethics, economic and social life, formation and politics. Father Arrupe, who was traveling in Latin America at the time of the meeting,

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General Congregation 34

The 34th General Congregation of the Society of Jesus took place in Rome between January 5 and March 22, 1995. The 202 delegates appointed to participate in the gathering did not elect a new father general. Instead, Peter-Hans Kolvenbach convoked the assembly at a time, according to The New York Times, Jesuits were “enjoying a

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Decree 5: “Our Mission and Interreligious Dialogue,” General Congregation 34 (1995)

In the decree below, the Jesuit delegates attending the 34th General Congregation of the Society of Jesus argue, given the worldwide religious diversity and division, that it is “imperative that we collaborate with others to achieve common goals.” The decree offers guidelines for how Jesuits can foster dialogue within the Catholic Church and between different

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