Named in honour of Father Pedro Arrupe, SJ

A service of the Jesuits in Africa

At the service of the local Church

Farsighted in vision

Expansive

…In Mission

Ecclesial in Character

Collaborative in Action

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About Pedro Arrupe

Pedro Arrupe was born in Bilbao, Spain, on 14 November 1907. After receiving his bachelor’s degree with the Piarists, he began his medical career. He studied medicine in Madrid for four years, with excellent results, while, at the same time, visiting the poor quarters of the city and getting to know first-hand situations of great need and misery.

OUR MISSION

A centre for research, formation and social action inspired by Christian faith and the quest for social justice according to the vision of Jesuit Father, Pedro Arrupe.

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Who we are

Arrupe Jesuit Institute is an initiative of the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits) of the North-West Africa Province , that seeks to identify, analyse and propose solutions to issues of concern in Ghanaian and African societies, addressing these from perspectives informed and shaped by Catholic Social Teaching

Our purpose is realized through quality, evidence-based research, robust Christian formation, and committed social action via such means as campaigns, lobbying, advocacy etc. Arrupe Jesuit Institute aspires to be Ghana’s premier Christian (Catholic) think tank, research and social justice centre.

News and Events

Arrupe Jesuit Institute Outdoors Archbishop Sarpong Theological Lecture

2020-12-24
The Arrupe Jesuit Institute (AJI), a Ghana-based social justice centre of the Jesuit North-West Africa Province has launched a new initiative called the “Sarpong Theological Lecture” in Accra.

Arrupe Jesuit Institute Outdoors Archbishop Sarpong Theological Lecture

2020-12-24
The Arrupe Jesuit Institute (AJI), a Ghana-based social justice centre of the Jesuit North-West Africa Province has launched a new initiative called the “Sarpong Theological Lecture” in Accra.

Let Others See God Through Your Work – Dr. Buckle Urges Christian Professionals

2020-12-22
Christian Professionals have been encouraged to go about their duties diligently such that through their good works, others may see God.

Arrupe-CPG Public Dialogue: Catholic Archbishop Commends Lay Professionals

2021-10-01
Speaking at a public dialogue at the Christ the King Parish in Accra on Thursday, December 17, 2020, he said lay professionals especially parents must realise that they share in the church’s office of sanctifying…

The Maiden Archbishop Sarpong Theological Lecture: “Because Peoples Differ: Should African Theology go Global?

2020-12-24
The Arrupe Jesuit Institute (AJI), a Ghana-based social justice centre of the Jesuit North-West Africa Province has launched a new initiative called the “Sarpong Theological Lecture” in Accra.

The Maiden Archbishop Sarpong Theological Lecture: “Because Peoples Differ: Should African Theology go Global?

2020-12-24
The Arrupe Jesuit Institute (AJI), a Ghana-based social justice centre of the Jesuit North-West Africa Province has launched a new initiative called the “Sarpong Theological Lecture” in Accra.

Contact Us

We would love to hear from you

Office Location

No. 2 Sai Mantra Street, Kwabenya, Accra Ghana

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Working hours

Monday to Friday 10:00 – 18:00 and Saturday 10:00 – 14:00

Get in touch

Phone : +233 54 20 60 720
arrupe.jesuit.institute@jesuits.net

The Arrupe Jesuit Institute, located in Accra, Ghana, is a centre for research, formation and social action, inspired by Christian faith and the quest for social justice motivated by the vision of Jesuit Father, Pedro Arrupe