Jesuits in U.S. pledge $100M for racial reconciliation

Jesuits in U.S. pledge $100M for racial reconciliation

Photographs of descendants of enslaved people who were sold by Georgetown University and the Maryland Jesuits to southern Louisiana in 1838. In March 2021, the U.S.-based branch of the Jesuits has unveiled ambitious plans for a “truth and reconciliation” initiative in partnership with descendants of slaves once owned by the religious order.

Jesuits in U.S. pledge $100M for racial reconciliation

Photographs of descendants of enslaved people who were sold by Georgetown University and the Maryland Jesuits to southern Louisiana in 1838. In March 2021, the U.S.-based branch of the Jesuits has unveiled ambitious plans for a “truth and reconciliation” initiative in partnership with descendants of slaves once owned by the religious order.