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Jesuit Brothers of Europe meet the Pope and conclude their meeting in Rome

The three days meeting of more than thirty Jesuit Brothers from European Jesuit Conference was concluded yesterday with the Eucharistic Celebration presided by Fr. General. Participants in the meeting were privileged to attend the Society's cele...
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200th Anniversary of the Reconstitution of SJ with Pope Francis

Pope Francis celebrated a special liturgy of thanksgiving in the Church of the Gesù in Rome on Saturday, to mark the 200th anniversary of the restoration of the Society of Jesus. Please find, below, Vatican Radio's English translation of the pre...
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The Holy Father will Preside over the Thanksgiving Liturgy of the Reconstitution Anniversary

On the occasion of the 200th Anniversary of the Universal Reconstitution of the Society of Jesus, The Holy Father, Pope Francis will be presiding over the Thanksgiving Liturgy held at the Church of Gesù, Rome, on 27th September 2014 at 4.50 ...
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The Society of Jesus, is a worldwide Roman Catholic religious order founded by Saint Ignatius of Loyola. He originally called his group "The Company of Jesus" to indicate its true leader, the title was Latinized into "Societas Jesu" in the Bull of Pope Paul III on 27 Sept., 1540. The motto of the Society of Jesus is Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam (For the Greater Glory of God). Click : Mission Statement.

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200th Anniversary of the Universal Reconstitution of SJ

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On 27 September 2014, Pope Francis presided over a Liturgy of Thanksgiving at the Church of Gesù in Rome on the 200th anniversary of the Universal Re-establishment of the Society of Jesus, which took place on 7 August 1814 with the Bull of Pius VII Sollicitudo omnium ecclesiarum. Since his election as Pope, Jorge Mario Bergoglio, the first Jesuit to ascend to the throne of Peter, visited the Gesù, the mother church of the Jesuits, on 31 July 2013, on the Feast of St. Ignatius and on 3 January this year for Thanksgiving Mass for the canonization of Peter Faber, one of the first companions of Ignatius. Then, during his visit to the C...

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200th Anniversary of the Universal Reconstitution of the Society of Jesus
Thanksgiving Liturgy
Presided by The Holy Father
At Chiesa del Gesù, Rome on 27 Sept. 2014
Direct Telecast by Vatican Radio (YouTube) at 4:50pm (Roman time)
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