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Ignatius of Loyola, Saint


[loi-oh-luh] /lɔɪˈoʊ lə/
Saint Ignatius of (Iñigo López de Loyola) 1491–1556, Spanish soldier and ecclesiastic: founder of the Society of Jesus. Unabridged
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  • Have you forgotten the sublime vow which you made to our master, ignatius loyola?

    Henry VIII And His Court Louise Muhlbach
  • The order of the Jesuits was founded in 1540 by ignatius loyola.

  • ignatius loyola before he was thirty began his pilgrimage, and soon afterward wrote his most famous books.

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  • ignatius loyola and Francis Xavier were the founders of these sects.

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  • ignatius loyola never cured possessed persons otherwise than by prayer.

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  • From Spain came also ignatius loyola, the founder of the most powerful politico-religious order history has ever known.

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British Dictionary definitions for ignatius loyola

Ignatius Loyola

Saint. 1491–1556, Spanish ecclesiastic. He founded the Society of Jesus (1534) and was its first general (1541–56). His Spiritual Exercises (1548) remains the basic manual for the training of Jesuits. Feast day: July 31


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