Tag: Miguel Pro

  • Cardijn anniversaries 2017: Updated

    Cardijn anniversaries 2017: Updated

    This year is the 50th anniversary of the death of Joseph Cardijn on 24 July 1967. It is also the centenary of his imprisonment by the German occupiers during World War I

  • The Jesuit connection

    The Jesuit connection

    In studying Cardijn’s life and the emergence of the YCW, it is hard to overlook the role played by Jesuits, particularly in the early stages of the movement’s development.

  • The first YCW martyr?

    This is the story of the young Mexican Jesuit Fr Miguel Pro, who along with his brothers, was executed on trumped up charges of attempting to assassinate the anti-clerical President Plutarco Elias Calles. Son of a mining engineer, Miguel Pro was studying with the Jesuits in Belgium where he became involved in worker issues, including…