Presented online by Thomas W. Worcester, S.J.
Professor of History, College of the Holy Cross

Diligent visitors to many European cities will notice both what had been a Jesuit church up to the 18th century and a Jesuit church built in the 19th century. Such a juxtaposition points to the topic of this webinar, one that looks at the continuity and discontinuity of the Jesuits as they existed from the time of St. Ignatius in the 16th century to the suppression by Pope Clement XIV in 1773, with the Jesuits since their restoration by Pope Pius VII in 1814 and up to today and the first Jesuit pope.


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