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Religious order of the Catholic Church headquartered in Rome. Wikipedia

  • Ignatius of Loyola

    Spanish Basque Catholic priest and theologian, who together with Peter Faber and Francis Xavier founded the religious order called the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) and became its first Superior General at Paris in 1541. Dedicated to teaching and missionary work. Wikipedia

  • Francis Xavier

    Navarrese Catholic missionary and saint who was the co-founder of the Society of Jesus. Companion of Ignatius of Loyola and one of the first seven Jesuits who took vows of poverty and chastity at Montmartre, Paris in 1534. Wikipedia

  • Church of the Gesù

    Mother church of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), a Catholic religious order. Officially named Chiesa del Santissimo Nome di Gesù all'Argentina (Church of the Most Holy Name of Jesus at the "Argentina"), its facade is "the first truly baroque façade", introducing the baroque style into architecture. Wikipedia

  • History of the Catholic Church

    Formation, events, and transformation of the Catholic Church through time. Debated. Wikipedia

  • Igreja de São Roque

    Roman Catholic church in Lisbon, Portugal. The earliest Jesuit church in the Portuguese world, and one of the first Jesuit churches anywhere. Wikipedia

  • Veneration of Mary in the Catholic Church

    In the Catholic Church, the veneration of Mary, mother of Jesus, encompasses various Marian devotions which include prayer, pious acts, visual arts, poetry, and music devoted to the Blessed Virgin Mary. Popes have encouraged it, while also taking steps to reform some manifestations of it. Wikipedia


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    • Several Jesuit humanists wrote at this time, and they were among the first to call for independence from Spain.Mexico-Wikipedia
    • Catholicism was brought by Portuguese traders and missionaries such as Jesuit Francis Xavier, who visited and baptised several thousand locals.Indonesia-Wikipedia
    • During the 16th century, Portuguese traders and Jesuit missionaries reached Japan for the first time, initiating direct commercial and cultural exchange between Japan and the West.Japan-Wikipedia
    • The following year, the Jesuits were suppressed and expelled from the country and their assets confiscated by the crown.Portugal-Wikipedia
    • The Japanese–Portuguese dictionary Nippo Jisho (1603) was the first dictionary of Japanese in a European language, a product of Jesuit missionary activity in Japan.Portuguese language-Wikipedia
    • An attempt to create an autonomous Christian Indian nation was undertaken by Jesuit missions and settlements in this part of South America in the eighteenth century.Paraguay-Wikipedia

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