Child and youth protection A conference on child and youth protection in Budapest with P. Hans Zollner SJ

A first of its kind conference was held in Budapest on child protection within the church. The event featured P. Hans Zollner SJ, president of the Centre for Child Protection of the Pontifical Gregorian University as keynote speaker. The co-organisers were the Ignatian Pedagogic Workshop and the Catholic Pedagogic Institute.

Pope Francis and Csíksomlyó The Hungarian Jesuits exhort the editors of America magazine to exercise greater wariness

The Hungarian Jesuits respect the freedom of expression. However, it is painful to see that it is the guest author of America, the flagship magazine of our Society of Jesus, who tries to make political profit from the visit of Pope Francis to Csíksomlyó. We are taken aback to read that he wishes to set an agenda to the leader of the church, of whom to meet with, what to say and how he should comment the Hungarian political life.

Vietnamese edition Giê-su hữu Kaszap István đã trở nên tấm gương sáng ở Philippin như thế nào?

Tháng 12 vừa qua, cha giám tỉnh dòng Tên Hungary, cha Vízi Elemér đã tới thăm vùng Viễn Đông. Đầu tiên, ngài tới thăm tỉnh dòng Tên Việt Nam và gặp gỡ thân nhân của hai anh em thuộc dòng Tên Việt Nam đang sống và học tập tại Hungary. Sau đó, cha sang tỉnh dòng Philippin để  tham dự ngày lễ tưởng niệm các cố tu sĩ dòng Tên Hungary đã phục vụ tại Philippin.

Employment and migration Can we resolve the shortage of labour with immigrant workers?

Peter Rožič SJ, the Director of the Jesuit European Social Centre, visited Hungary this week. This Slovenian Jesuit happened to be here amidst the demonstrations against the new law regulating overtime work. We asked him about the responsibility of employers and protesters, the dignity of labour, and whether and to what extent may immigrants or refugees contribute to the solution of the shortage of labour in Hungary.

The church in Africa “We don’t have to go to the frontiers – we live in the frontiers!”

Most lively faith today unknown in Europe, and distinct African theology; the consequences of colonization and the responsibility of the West; the chances for decreasing the migrant influx and ways to help everyone to live on their birthplace. Szilárd Szőnyi, press officer of the Hungarian Jesuits is talking with Fr Agbonkhianmeghe Orobator SJ, president of the Conference of Major Superiors of Africa and Madagascar.