After the killing of the Jesuits, the Pope was asked by Official Government sources to remove the Archbishop of San Salvador and many of the clergy, as his safety and that of priests involved in work in defence of the poor could not be guaranteed. His Holiness
From Spring 2005 Issue 60: A round up of the Jesuits’ international response to the Boxing Day tsunami of 2004 in the Indian Ocean, and a Christmas Day fire which destroyed an historic Jesuit church in Guyana.
Spring 1996 just before the end of apartheid: In Issue 33 Fr Tim Smith SJ, offers some thoughts on the Church in South Africa based on his going round Natal/Kwa Zulu doing voter Education before the recent elections.
Guyana update: The following is taken from two recent letters written by Fr. Aloysius Church and Fr. Terence Petry on the present situation in Guyana, and tells of the arrest of the Jesuit Regional Superior, Fr. Malcolm Rodrigues.
Fr Anthony Lawn, RC Chaplain at Wandsworth Prison, hit the headlines last May in the Observer when he and Fr Daniel Berrigan SJ were featured in the Pendennis columns as 'The altar egos'. They had been engaged as advisers to the director of the film The Mission about the Jesuit Reductions in Paraguay. They were there to 'teach the actors how to behave and think like Jesuits!'
Here are TONY LAWN's own reflections on his experiences while out in Cartagena, Colombia, for five weeks of the filming.