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Director, Center for Latin American Studies; Associate Professor, Department of Government and Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University
Mar 11, 2020 4 tweets 1 min read
As @Georgetown and many other #Jesuit universities transition to online courses, I am reminded of the way St. Ignatius and the first companions saw themselves as a "communitas ad dispersionem" - a community in dispersion. They felt themselves drawn together by a shared life and mission, and they had discovered true joy in each other's company. But when the needs of the times - both opportunities and challenges - required them to be scattered across the globe, they went.