Remembering Fr Peter-Hans Kolvenbach, SJ

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Remembering Fr Peter-Hans Kolvenbach, SJ

Father General Arturo Sosa has named the library of the Society at the General Curia in Rome, the "Peter-Hans Kolvenbach Library". This becomes the first Jesuit institution named after the 29th Superior General of the Society of Jesus. Father Kolvenbach (1928-2016) was an avid user of the library throughout his stay at the General Curia. The new library was inaugurated on 24 November 2017 after a Mass of remembrance presided over by Father General Sosa.

The General Curia has also created a website dedicated to Father Peter-Hans Kolvenbach. The website presents the life of Fr Kolvenbach, testimonials about him, and images from different moments of his generalate. Additionally, the website also presents selected writings of Fr Kolvenbach on the themes of religious life, Ignatian spirituality, and Ignatian Pedagogy. The website can accessed at the address https://kolvenbach.jesuitgeneral.org