For an integral and sustainable development
St. Ignatius sent his first companions to evangelize the world. Since then, Jesuits have proclaimed the Gospel from Paraguay to India and China. A creative missionary style, capable of discerning challenges and accompanying peoples on their journey.
The Italian Jesuit Movement and Action for Development Foundation (MAGIS), established in 1988, is the Jesuit NGO of the Euro-Mediterranean Province. It carries out development and cooperation projects in the South countries of the world and awareness raising initiatives in Italy. It is in network with theSociety’s missionary offices and NGOs.Visit the Foundation website
As Pope Francis left South Sudan to return to Rome, Fr Bernard Victor was also preparing to return home after 24 years in Sudan. He was 81, a Jesuit for… Read more
The earthquake also hit the cathedral of Iskenderun, seat of the Apostolic Vicariate of Anatolia, whose head is Bishop Paolo Bizzeti SJ, currently in Italy for official commitments. “The cathedral… Read more
A new collaboration project promoted by the University of Rome Tor Vergata, in partnership with MAGIS and other Italian and international organisations, was set up to improve the health of… Read more
From 26 December to 7 January, a group of about 15 young people from CLC-LMS, led by Paola Tomasini and Giacomo Mennuni together with Fr Massimo Nevola, had an experience… Read more
The experiences in Sighet and Cuba in July and August through the LMS communities, mark thirty years of youth missionary camps for CLC Italy. This experience had its beginning in… Read more
“The mission experience in Chad, which I would describe as extraordinary, is accompanied by an ordinary, simple, personal and deeply transforming experience. This is the testimony of Sabrina Atturo, MAGIS… Read more
Climate change, air pollution and increased waste production are the biggest threats to the environment according to young students of the Jesuit schools in Europe. This is the result of a survey carried out by the… Read more
This is the new project launched at Le Bon Samaritain University Hospital, in N’Djamena – capital of Chad, in Central Africa – by Magis Foundation, the Jesuit NGO based in… Read more
In the African Great Lakes region, MAGIS Foundation, in September 2020, launched the “Gold Without Conflict” Project, that aims to analyze “the gold routes” in the Democratic Republic of the… Read more
The new Magis laboratory for Covid19 and Major Tropical Epidemics was inaugurated in Chad on December 12, 2020.
What we do
After twenty years, the Jesuits of the Arrupe Institute have resumed socio-political education: the experience launched by Fr. Sorge in 1986, which over the years has become a model followed… Read more