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Father Peter-Hans Kolvenbach Dies at Age 87



by Quentin Bet


On November 26, just days before his 88th birthday, Father Peter-Hans Kolvenbach (pictured) passed away in Beirut, Lebanon. During his lifetime, Fr. Kolvenbach served as a priest for 55 years and as a Jesuit for 68. He served as the Superior General of the Society of Jesus for nearly 25 years, making him the 28th successor of St. Ignatius of Loyola. As the leading figure among the Jesuits, Fr. Kolvenbach had extensive knowledge of spirituality and social justice.

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Leahy Takes Action to Support Vulnerable Students




by Mary Kate Cahill


On Tuesday November 29, Boston College President Fr. William Leahy signed two statements in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), one of President Obama’s executive orders that Trump has threatened to repeal. The executive order gives protected status to certain undocumented immigrants who enter the country as minors.

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