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Autobiography of St. Ignatius

by St. Ignatius of Loyola

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St. Ignatius of Loyola
Source: Wikipedia
Source: Wikipedia
Born: December 24, 1491, Loyola
Died: July 31, 1556, Rome
Related topics: Biography, Catholic Church, Christian saints, Early works, History
Basic information: Ignatius of Loyola (1491 – July 31, 1556) was a Spanish knight from a Basque noble family, hermit, priest since 1537, and theologian, who founded the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) and was its first Superior General. Ignatius emerged as a religious leader during the Counter-Reformation. Loyola's devotion to the Catholic Church was characterized by unquestioning obedience to the Catholic Church's authority and hierarchy.
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