Two kinds of Jesuits

One wonders what John de Brébeuf, Edmund Campion and Isaac Jogues would make of their Jesuit brothers today. But perhaps the present crop of Jesuits argue that they are simply affirming that other seventeenth century Jesuit tradition: the one that was ‘making every sort of allowance—trying to understand and by sympathy to attract the worldly and the sensual and all the indifferent.’”

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