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.
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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.
AJI brought together renowned speakers to discuss good governance, democracy and constitution, the common good, serving the poor, and caring for our common home.CHRISTIANS AS CITIZENS, NOT SPECTATORS Addressing Ghana’s Challenges from Christian Perspectives. Ghana is...
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 project will feature a biennial lecture that honours the intellectual...
Alex Kunde//Newswatchgh.comArrupe-CPG Public Dialogue: Catholic Archbishop Commends Lay Professionals by Alex Kunde| Dec 18, 2020 | AJI News Blog | 0 commentsThe retired Catholic Archbishop of Kumasi, the Most Rev. Peter Kwasi Sarpong has expressed warmth gratitude to...
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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