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Pope Benedict obviously has his doubts about how closely the Society of Jesus hews to Catholic orthodoxy these days. But one member, at least, has obviously made the grade. As RNS contributor (and Jesuit) Fr. James Martin reports, the pope has named the Rev. Luis Ladaria, SJ, as the number-two official of the church’s highest […]

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  1. When I was a child, the Jesuits were known for their courage, brainyness and western philosphy, ethics and logic. They could debate the pants off the devil himself and they were a great and powerful intellectual force for good in America.

    I don’t understand what happened to the organization and individuuals, but we sure need the good guys back again. So glad to hear the Pope found one and is lifting him up!