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Pope's Jesuit Order Shuns Higher Officei
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March 15, 2013 12:09 AM
Pope Francis, the new leader of the Roman Catholic Church, is the first Jesuit pontiff. The Jesuits were pioneers in globalization - and their mission is information. They have founded universities around the world, including Georgetown University in Washington. That’s where we find VOA’s Carolyn Presutti --who tells us how the first Jesuit pope may differ from any other pope in the history of the church.

Pope's Jesuit Order Shuns Higher Office

Published March 14, 2013

Pope Francis, the new leader of the Roman Catholic Church, is the first Jesuit pontiff. The Jesuits were pioneers in globalization - and their mission is information. They have founded universities around the world, including Georgetown University in Washington. That’s where we find VOA’s Carolyn Presutti --who tells us how the first Jesuit pope may differ from any other pope in the history of the church.


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