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Charles III
The Original Implementation Order Expelling the Jesuits From Spain's Possessions in the New World in 1767 It changed the New World: King Charles III notifies officials in Spanish America that he has suppressed the Jesuits, who had a dominant position there, and that they are to be removed from his domains and their vast possessions confiscated It changed the New World: King Charles III notifies officials in Spanish America that he has suppressed the Jesuits, who had a dominant position there, and that they are to be removed from his domains and their vast possessions confiscated
05/04/1767. "Motivated by grave causes related to my obligation to maintain my people in subordination, tranquility and justice, as well as other urgent, just and necessary reasons that I reserve to my Royal self: I have decided to order removed from all my dominions in Spain and the Indies, and the Philippine Islands and adjacent dominions, all members of the Company of Jesus..." - This removed the Jesuits as a factor in North America in the era that saw the establishment and expansion of the United States; It paved the way for the Franciscans in CaliforniaThe Society of Jesus - or Jesuits - was founded in 1534 by Ignatius of Loyola, a Spanish soldier. Following a religious awakening while recovering from wounds, Ignatius gathered a group of dedicated followers who pledged themselves to lives of poverty and chastity. In 1540, the group received a charter from Rome in which the members promised total loyalty to the Pope and a willingness to go wherever he might assign them. The Jesuits made their initial impact by combating advances made by the Protestant Reformation. Within a short period of time the order grew to thousands of dedicated men, many of them the elite of the European intelligentsia at the time. They were highly educated in many fields, and characterized by their dedication, willingness for self-sacrifice, and determination to spread the faith; they were a key Catholic weapon for evangelization. Over the next two centuries the order grew and extended its influence through its roles in education, scholarship, and missionary activities. Schools, colleges, univer … [Click Below for Full Description]
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