WORLD CLASS SCHOLARSHIP

The Pontifical Jesuit Higher Education Consortium in Rome is the international locus of ecumenical scholarship, biblical research and advanced theological education for the Catholic Church

Pontifical Biblical Institute

Founded by Pope Pius X in 1909, the Institute is devoted to the advanced study of Sacred Scripture. A branch in Jerusalem was established in 1927, providing a center for archaeological research and study visits to the Holy Land.

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Pontifical Gregorian University

The first school in the Consortium is the only Jesuit university founded by St. Ignatius himself. It began as the Roman College in 1551 and is the first Jesuit university in the world.  St. Ignatius envisioned a “‘university of the nations’, for the defense and propagation of the faith and for the training of wise and qualified leaders of the Church and of society.”

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Pontifical Oriental Institute

Established by Pope Benedict XV in 1917, the Institute is committed to the ecumenical study of the theological, spiritual and liturgical patrimony of the Eastern Churches in union with Rome, and to productive dialogue with related churches.

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POPE ALUMNI & FACULTY

73

ALUMNI SAINTS & BLESSEDS

689

TOTAL YEARS OF SERVICE

900

LIVING ALUMNI BISHOPS

TUITION ASSISTANCE

Tuition assistance for students, particularly those from emerging countries, who need financial assistance to continue their studies

ACADEMIC CHAIRS

Endowment of Academic Chairs to ensure that programs, salaries and teaching facilities remain commensurate with the schools' status as world-renowned teaching institutions

PRESERVATION

Preservation of antique books and texts in our archives, and accumulation and cataloging of research literature collections in our libraries

MAINTENANCE FOR THE FUTURE

Upgrading, restoring and renovation of equipment and historic buildings

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STUDENT BODY

  • Europe

  • Latin America

  • North America

  • Africa

  • Asia

  • Australia

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CONSORTIUM ALUMNI

CONSORTIUM NEWS & NOTES

  • Commission of Study on the Diaconate of Women
    A JESUIT ON THE COMMISSION OF STUDY ON THE DEACONATE OF WOMEN.

    Pope Francis has established a “Commission of Study on the Diaconate of Women” and two members of the Pontifical Gregorian University community have been named to the commission: President of the commission is a Jesuit priest, Archbishop Luis Francisco Ladaria Ferrer, Secretary of the congregation for the......

  • Set the world on fire
    SET THE WORLD ON FIRE

    “Set the world on fire  . .” On 31 July Father Fogarty, Gregorian University Foundation President, had the privilege to concelebrate Mass on the Feast of St. Ignatius Loyola at the Gesù in Rome with Fr General and many other brother Jesuits. He sends this......

  • Goncalves-Gregorian
    POPE FRANCIS NAMES NEW RECTOR FOR THE GREGORIAN

    Pope Francis has named the next rector of the Pontifical Gregorian University:  Rev. Nuno da Silva Gonçalves SJ, who will succeed Rev. François-Xavier Dumortier, SJ, on September 1, 2016. Born in Lisbon (Portugal) in 1958, Fr. Gonçalves came to the Society of Jesus and was......

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SOCIETY OF JESUS

The Pontifical Jesuit Higher Education Consortium in Rome has been entrusted to the Society of Jesus by a succession of Popes since the founding of the Gregorian University by St. Ignatius of Loyola over 450 years ago

The Biggest

The Society of Jesus is the largest religious order of priests and brothers in the world.

Organization

Jesuits are organized into approximately 80 provinces with over 16,740 members.

Worldwide

Jesuits serve on six continents with the largest number in India and the USA.

The General

The current Superior General of the Jesuits is the Very Reverend Adolfo Nicolás, S.J.

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Founding

The bull issued by Paul III, Regimini Militantis Ecclesiae, instituted the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) on September 27, 1540 A.D.

Jesuit Champions

Prominent Jesuit alumni of the Consortium include: Robert Bellarmine, Aloysius Gonzaga, Christopher Clavius, Bernard Lonergan and Roger Boscovich and many others.

Historical Highlights

The Jesuits have been historically renowned for spiritual formation, education, evangelization and service to the poor in global missionary apostolates since the days of the Counter-Reformation.

Jesuits Today

The Society is currently characterized by its apostolic work in all levels of education, social justice and the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola.

TORONTO

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NEW YORK

Gregorian University Foundation

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New York, New York 10019

Phone: 212-582-5433

Fax: 212-956-2921

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ROME

Fondazione La Gregoriana

Piazza della Pilotta, 3

00187 Roma, Italia

Tel: 1-855-854-8008 (toll-free)

Fax:+39 06 6868 214

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