July 21, 2024

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The founders of Society of Jesus

The founders of Society of Jesus Ignatius of Loyola Azpeitia – Spain Born:  October 23, 1491 Died: July 31, 1556 (aged 65) Francisco Xavier Navarra – Spain Born: April 7, 1506 Died: December 3, 1552 (aged 46) Alfonso Salmeron Toledo – Spain Born: September 8, 1515 Died: February 13, 1585 (aged 70) Diego Laynez Almazan – Spain… Continue reading The founders of Society of Jesus

How the Society of Jesus came into existence

How the Society of Jesus came into existence On August 15th 1534, Ignatius of Loyola (Azpeitia – Spain), Francisco Xavier (Navarra – Spain), Alfonso Salmeron (Toledo – Spain), Diego Laynez (Almazan – Spain), Nicolas Bobadilla (Palencia – Spain), Peter Faber (Savoy (Saint Jean de Sixt) – France), and Simão Rodrigues (Vouzela – Portugal), met in… Continue reading How the Society of Jesus came into existence