Report by Peter Wong ’58.
6th World Congress of Jesuit Alumini/ae was held in
On the second day there was a special Mass by Fr. Superior General, Fr. Kolvenbach. He also addressed the Congress and spelled out the theme of 6th Congress, echoing Fr. Arrupe’s idea of focusing on human dignity. Hence the topics for discussion of the Congress were related to human dignity:
1) Business concerns with respect to ethics.
2) Development and environment.
3) Empowerment to women.
4) Education /
There were four group sessions with delegates and participants joining each group with interest in the above subjects. On the last day of the Congress, each group gave a report of the discussion on the subject.
Also on the last day of the Congress, Executives and Council members were elected for the year 2003-2009 by delegates and accredited delegates as follows:-
New WUJA Council 2003-2009
President: Bernard Thompson
V. President: Jean Toto Moukovo
Secretary: Francois Xavier Camernen
Treasurer: John Riley
- (1 vacant)
- Filipe Garrido
Latin American (2): - Jose Luis Camborda
- Mario Ayala
- Thomas Baush
The Congress was very well attended with
delegates and participants from
As a footnote, each alumni associate is
supposed to send in USD100 annually as subscription to the World Union of
Jesuit Alumni/ae. In