The Ateneo de Davao University, as a Jesuit and Filipino school, joins the Society of Jesus in lauding the beginning of the beatification process of Fr. Pedro Arrupe, S. J. From now on, he is considered a “Servant of God.”  This cause has been started in the Vicariate of Rome, after thorough prayer and consideration, at the Society’s request to initiate the “ecclesial discernment about the heroic virtues of Fr. Arrupe.”

“The Society of Jesus rejoices over the just-begun process for the beatification of Fr. Pedro Arrupe, the 28th Superior General of the Society of Jesus,” University President Fr. Joel E. Tabora, S. J. said of the news. “Fr. Arrupe re-articulated the mission of the Society of Jesus in terms of the Promotion of the Faith that does Justice

For more information, you may download the communication sent by the Superior General of the Society of Jesus, Fr. Arturo Sosa, S. J., here.