International News Coverage

Worldwide protest against imprisonment of Fr. Stan Swamy's arrest.

National News Coverage

Nationwide protest and demand for immediate release of Fr. Stan Swamy, SJ and other civil rights activists.

News and Events

November 4, 2019 / Latest News

A Journey of Justice and Reconciliation: 50 Years and Beyond

The Golden Jubilee Congress of Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat (SJES) has begun. The Inauguration of the Jubilee Congress kicked off with a welcome message...
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November 4, 2019 / Latest News

Taking the Risk – Making Discernment Central

Arturo Sosa SJ, General Superior Society of JesusMonday October 28th, 2019. Discerning Leadership Programme Good morning to you all. I am delighted to be here...
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October 31, 2019 / Latest News

Lok Manch: People’s Platform for Entitlements

Lok Manch PublicationsLok Manch Brochure[PDF Version] October 2019 [JPEG Version] October 2019
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October 17, 2019 / Latest News

Central Zone Educator’s Meet, Bhopal

If you want to change something, you need to change yourself first. - Mahatma Gandhi Central Zone Educator’s Meet was a four-day event organized in...
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October 16, 2019 / Latest News

Jesuits plan varsity move

At least six Jesuit colleges offering undergraduate courses across the country will be upgraded to universities modelled on St Xavier’s University within the next year....
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October 16, 2019 / Latest News

Towards a Mature, Secular and Free Society

Religion and government are now identified with each other in India, a situation that prevailed in Europe before the separation of Church and State, Reverend...
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October 11, 2019 / Latest News

National Symposium on “Social Harmony and Justice: Perspectives of Dalit Women

A two-day National Symposium on "Social Harmony and Justice: Perspectives of Dalit Women" was organised by Indian Social Institute, New Delhi, on 10-11 October, 2019....
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October 11, 2019 / Latest News

JCI’s participation at 6th CSR Summit 2019, New Delhi

CSR SUMMIT 2019 – An event to bridge the gap between NGO’s and Corporates Event details Name of event: CSR Summit 2019 Event date: 23rd...
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Our Vision

To reconcile: with God, one another and creation;
To reorient: mission priorities and governance structures

Our Mission

To re-launch: on the pathway to God, with the marginalized and the young, in our common home – the earth.

Who We Are

Jesuit Conference of South Asia (JCSA) represents the conference and the governing body of the conference.

It is one of six conferences of the Society of Jesus worldwide; one of the two conferences in Asia, the other being the Asia Pacific Conference (JCAP). The presence of the Jesuits in Asia began with the coming of St Francis Xavier, and two young companions, in the year 1542 to Goa.

What We Do

One Mission, Many Ministries: Responding to the Call of Christ the King

Jesuits are motivated by a deep, personal love of Jesus Christ and a “desire to imitate in some manner our Creator and Lord Jesus Christ … since he is the way which leads to life” (St Ignatius of Loyola). We seek to be “contemplatives in action” combining the service of faith with the promotion of justice, following the example of our founder, St Ignatius, who strove to “find God in all things.” We consider ourselves to be sent on mission with Jesus as companions consecrated for service under the vows of poverty, chastity and obedience.

Jesuits are best known in the fields of education (schools, colleges, universities, seminaries, theological faculties), intellectual research, and spiritual renewal. In South Asia ,Jesuits run schools, universities and parishes and engage in missionary work, social justice, inter-religious dialogue, and other ‘frontier’ ministries. Most importantly, we continue the tradition of providing retreats based on The Spiritual Exercises, the foundational work of St Ignatius.

The goal of the Jesuit mission is to be ever available for the greater universal good, desiring always the “magis”, that which is truly better “For the Greater Glory of God.” It is this availability for the Church’s universal mission that marks the Society of Jesus as an apostolic religious order.