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Jesuit Prison Education Network, PJI Discuss Humanity Through Education

Jesuit Prison Education Network, PJI Discuss Humanity Through Education

By Aamir Jamil January 18, 2024

Two experts on prison education discussed the injustices of incarceration in the United States and the importance of education at a Jan. 16 presentation.  Fr. Thomas Curran, S.J., the founder...

BAZAIL-EIMIL: Expand Church Action on Prison Reform

BAZAIL-EIMIL: Expand Church Action on Prison Reform

By Eric Bazail-Eimil February 11, 2021

This piece discusses sexual assault, incarceration, violence, racism and drug abuse. Please refer to the end of the article for on- and off-campus resources. “If today you hear God’s voice, harden...

SCHENDEN: Finding Humanity in Poetry

SCHENDEN: Finding Humanity in Poetry

By Fr. Gregory Schenden, S.J. October 4, 2019

In his best-known work, The Republic, Plato advises that there is no place for poets in an ideal society, since the “poet is an imitator, and therefore, like all imitators, thrice removed from … the...

VIEWPOINT: Finding Common Humanity

By Anonymous October 2, 2018

This article discusses sexual assault. Please refer to the end of the article for resources on and off campus. I am a Georgetown University student and a survivor of multiple instances of sexual assault....

VIEWPOINT: With Travel Ban, Hatred Trumps Humanity

VIEWPOINT: With Travel Ban, Hatred Trumps Humanity

By Andisheh Kamyab January 31, 2017

On Jan. 21, my beloved aunt passed away after a long battle with multiple sclerosis. It was the worst day of my life because it was my first experience with the death of a relative and because, for the...

The Refugee Crisis: Tales of Misplaced Fear

By Meredith Forsyth December 8, 2015

At the 11 p.m. Mass in Dahlgren Chapel last week, one of the intentions was for “those who are hungry, homeless, feel unloved or feel like they have no one to love; may they see the face of Christ in...

Transcend Hate, Appreciate Humanity

By Benjamin Lillian November 22, 2015

When I scrolled through Facebook last weekend, I saw it flooded with red-white-blue tinted profile pictures along with the occasional blurb angry about other terrorist attacks that went unnoticed. This...

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