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WHAT ARE JESUITs?

WHATS A JESUITS?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    The Society of Jesus, (Latin: Societas Iesu, S.J. and S.I.) is a Christian religious order of the Roman Catholic Church in service to the universal Church, whose members are called Jesuits, Soldiers of Christ, and Foot soldiers of the Pope, because the founder, Saint Ignatius of Loyola, was a knight before becoming a priest.

    Jesuits are the largest male religious order of the Roman Catholic Church with 19,216 members (13,491 priests, 3,049 scholastic students, 1,810 brothers and 866 novices) as of January 2007, (the Franciscan family of orders OFMs, Capuchins, and Conventuals has some 30,899 members [20,786 priests]). The average age of the Jesuits in 2007 is 57.3 : 63.4 for priests, 29.8 for scholastics and 65.5 for Brothers.

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    1 decade ago

    The Jesuits (Society of Jesus) are one of the largest religious orders in the Catholic Church. We were founded in 1540 by St. Ignatius Loyola, a Basque nobleman and soldier, who found God in all things. Today there are over 20,000 Jesuits serving the Church in 112 nations on six continents....

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  • 1 decade ago

    It's a cult of Christians that worship jesus only and don't beleive in the trinity such as the holy spirit jesus and god, Just in jesus

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Some are child molesters, something proven in courts.

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