What an Italian Jesuit (and Georgetown’s ‘second founder’) thought about democracy and religious freedom in America
A Jesuit and an Italian, Giovanni Grassi, S.J., undertook a project to explain the United States to other Italians in 1818.
Life in the barrio changed me as a Jesuit. Part of my heart remains snagged on the razor wire surrounding Central Juvenile Hall; a portion of my soul is entwined with people whose language I speak so poorly. What began as a sabbatical from Loyola Marymount University quickly became a crash course in