jesuits

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reaction of the Roman Catholic Church to the Reformation reaffirming the veneration of saints and the authority of the Pope (to which Protestants objected); many leaders were Jesuits Counter Reformation
detailed inspection of your conscience (as done daily by Jesuits) examen , examination
theology or the practices of the Jesuits (often considered to be casuistic) Jesuitism , Jesuitry
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