domenica 27 novembre 2016

America Magazine
P. Adolfo Nicolás - P. Hans-Peter Kolvenbach
(Daniel Cosacchi) Peter-Hans Kolvenbach, S.J., the 29th Superior General of the Society of Jesus, who guided the order through one of the most tumultuous periods in its history, died on Nov. 26 in Beirut, Lebanon. He was 87. He was a Jesuit for 68 years and a priest for 55. He served as Superior General of the society for nearly a quarter-century; only four superiors general held the office for longer. In his years as Superior General, and in the years following his 2008 resignation, Father Kolvenbach was known for his simplicity and moderation. (...)