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.
Fight Prevailing Spirits of Bribery, Corruption– Archbishop Sarpong to Catholic Lay Professionals 2020-12-18The Most Rev. Peter K. Sarpong, Catholic Archbishop Emeritus of Kumasi has emphasised on the need for lay Catholic professionals to appreciate the promiscuous...
Celebrating an Unsung Hero: Emeritus Archbishop Peter Kwasi SarpongIn those days, when the roots of Christianity were yet to fully develop in Ghana and Africa in general, SOME selfless Ghanaian religious echelons had already dedicated their lives to the service of...
Demanding Sexual Favours From Job Seekers Insidious Form of Corruption – AJI DirectorThe Founding Director of the Arrupe Jesuit Institute (AJI), Rev. Fr. Kpanie Addy, SJ has described the phenomenon of people in authority demanding sex in return for favours as an...
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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