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Jesuits work toward sustainable future

On Oct. 7, I had the privilege of witnessing Gonzaga University President Thayne McCulloh and Gonzaga Prep President Al Falkner sign the St. Francis Pledge to Care for Creation and the Poor, making the Catholic and Jesuit schools partners in the national movement for faithful action on climate change.

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Spokane reacts to first Jesuit pope

“He’s the first Jesuit. God bless the church, right?,” said the Rev. Frank Case, the university’s vice president for mission.

Jesuits are known for their commitment to higher education and helping the poor, but the legion of priests also has a reputation for bucking authority.

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