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Jesuits
The SOCIETY OF JESUS (S.J. – from Latin
Latin
: Societas Iesu) is a religious congregation of the Catholic Church
Catholic Church
which originated in Spain. The members are called JESUITS. The society is engaged in evangelization and apostolic ministry in 112 nations on six continents. Jesuits
Jesuits
work in education (founding schools, colleges, universities, and seminaries), intellectual research, and cultural pursuits. Jesuits
Jesuits
also give retreats, minister in hospitals and parishes, sponsor direct social ministries , and promote ecumenical dialogue . Ignatius of Loyola , a Basque nobleman from the Pyrenees
Pyrenees
area of northern Spain, founded the society after discerning his spiritual vocation while recovering from a wound sustained in the Battle of Pamplona
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Ecumenism
ECUMENISM refers to efforts by Christians of different church traditions to develop closer relationships and better understandings. The term is also often used to refer to efforts towards the visible and organic unity of different Christian churches in some form. The adjective ecumenical can also be applied to any interdenominational initiative that encourages greater cooperation among Christians and their churches , whether or not the specific aim of that effort is full, visible unity. The terms ecumenism and ecumenical come from the Greek οἰκουμένη (oikoumene ), which means "the whole inhabited world", and was historically used with specific reference to the Roman Empire . The ecumenical vision comprises both the search for the visible unity of the Church (Ephesians 4:3) and the "whole inhabited earth" (Matthew 24:14) as the concern of all Christians
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Latin Language
LATIN (Latin: lingua latīna, IPA: ) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages
Indo-European languages
. The Latin alphabet is derived from the Etruscan and Greek alphabets , and ultimately from the Phoenician alphabet
Phoenician alphabet
. Latin
Latin
was originally spoken in Latium
Latium
, in the Italian Peninsula
Italian Peninsula
. Through the power of the Roman Republic
Roman Republic
, it became the dominant language, initially in Italy and subsequently throughout the Roman Empire . Vulgar Latin developed into the Romance languages
Romance languages
, such as Italian , Portuguese , Spanish , French , and Romanian
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Patron Saint
A PATRON SAINT, PATRONESS SAINT, PATRON HALLOW or HEAVENLY PROTECTOR is a saint who in Roman Catholicism
Roman Catholicism
, Anglicanism
Anglicanism
, Eastern Orthodoxy , or particular branches of Islam
Islam
, is regarded as the heavenly advocate of a nation, place, craft, activity, class, clan, family or person. Catholics believe that patron saints, having already transcended to the metaphysical, are able to intercede effectively for the needs of their special charges. Historically, a similar practice has also occurred in many Islamic lands. Although Islam
Islam
has no codified doctrine of patronage on the part of saints , it has nevertheless been an important part of both Sunni and Shia Islamic tradition that particularly important classical saints have served as the heavenly advocates for specific Muslim empires , nations , cities , towns , and villages
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Evangelization
EVANGELISM is the preaching of the gospel with the intention of exposing God's love to all mankind through Jesus
Jesus
Christ. Christians who specialize in evangelism are often known as evangelists, whether they are in their home communities or living as missionaries in the field, although some Christian traditions refer to such people as missionaries in either case. Some Christian traditions consider evangelists to be in a leadership position; they may be found preaching to large meetings or in governance roles. Christian groups who encourage evangelism are sometimes known as evangelistic or evangelist. The scriptures do not use the word evangelism, but evangelist is used in (the translations of) Acts 21:8, Ephesians 4:11, and 2 Timothy 4:5
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Consecrate
CONSECRATION is the solemn dedication to a special purpose or service, usually religious. The word consecration literally means "association with the sacred ". Persons, places, or things can be consecrated, and the term is used in various ways by different groups. A synonym for to consecrate is to sanctify ; a distinct antonym is to desecrate
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Jesuit (band)
JESUIT was an American hardcore punk band from Virginia
Virginia
Beach , Virginia
Virginia
, formed in 1995. The band disbanded in 1999 and had a one-off reunion in 2011. CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Reunion (2011) * 2 Members * 3 Discography * 4 References HISTORYJesuit formed in 1995 with drummer J. How, bassist Brett Matthews, and guitarists Nate Newton (ex-Channel) and Kelly Posadas. In 1996 the group released a self-titled 7" vinyl EP produced by Kurt Ballou through Reservoir Records. The CD version of the EP also featured the three song's from Jesuit's demo tape as bonus tracks. In 1998, Jesuit toured North America with Botch and The Dillinger Escape Plan
The Dillinger Escape Plan
. The group traded out Kelly Posadas for Brian Benoit , and released a second self-titled 7" EP through Hydra Head Records
Hydra Head Records
in 1999—again produced by Ballou
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Papal Bull
A PAPAL BULL is a specific kind of public decree, letters patent , or charter issued by a pope of the Roman Catholic Church
Roman Catholic Church
. It is named after the leaden seal (bulla ) that was traditionally appended to the end in order to authenticate it. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Format * 3 Seal * 4 Content * 5 See also * 6 Notes * 7 References * 8 Further reading HISTORY Printed text of Pope
Pope
Leo X 's Bull against the errors of Martin Luther , also known as Exsurge Domine , issued in June 1520 Papal bulls have been in use at least since the 6th century, but the phrase was not used until around the end of the 13th century, and then only internally for unofficial administrative purposes. However, it had become official by the 15th century, when one of the offices of the Apostolic Chancery was named the "register of bulls" ("registrum bullarum")
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Geographic Coordinate System
A GEOGRAPHIC COORDINATE SYSTEM is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position , and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position . A common choice of coordinates is latitude , longitude and elevation . To specify a location on a two-dimensional map requires a map projection
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Basques
The BASQUES (/bɑːsks/ or /bæsks/ ; Basque : euskaldunak ; Spanish : vascos ; French : basques ) are an indigenous ethnic group characterised by the Basque language
Basque language
, a common culture and shared ancestry to the ancient Vascones and Aquitanians . Basques
Basques
are indigenous to and primarily inhabit an area traditionally known as the Basque Country (Basque : Euskal Herria), a region that is located around the western end of the Pyrenees
Pyrenees
on the coast of the Bay of Biscay
Biscay
and straddles parts of north-central Spain
Spain
and south-western France
France

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Pyrenees
The PYRENEES (/ˈpɪrᵻniːz/ ; Spanish : Pirineos , French : Pyrénées , Aragonese : Pirineus, Catalan : Pirineus , Occitan : Pirenèus, Basque : Pirinioak or Auñamendiak ) is a range of mountains in southwest Europe
Europe
that forms a natural border between France
France
and Spain
Spain
. Reaching a height of 3,404 metres (11,168 ft) altitude at the peak of Aneto
Aneto
, the range separates the Iberian Peninsula from the rest of continental Europe, and extends for about 491 km (305 mi) from the Bay of Biscay
Bay of Biscay
( Cap Higuer ) to the Mediterranean Sea
Mediterranean Sea
( Cap de Creus ). For the most part, the main crest forms a divide between France
France
and Spain, with the microstate of Andorra
Andorra
sandwiched in between
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Curia
A CURIA, plural CURIAE, is an assembly , council , or court , in which public, official, or religious issues are discussed and decided. In ancient Rome
Rome
, the populace was divided into 30 curiae, which met in order to confirm the election of magistrates , witness the installation of priests , the making of wills , and adoptions . Lesser curiae existed for other purposes. The word curia also came to denote the places of assembly, especially the senate . Similar institutions existed in other towns and cities of Italy. In medieval times, a king's council was often referred to as a curia. Today, the most famous curia is the Curia
Curia
of the Roman Catholic Church
Roman Catholic Church
which assists the Roman Pontiff in the hierarchical government of the Church
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Evangelical Counsels
PORTALS: Christianity
Christianity
Bible Book:Life of Jesus
Jesus
* v * t * e The three EVANGELICAL COUNSELS or COUNSELS OF PERFECTION in Christianity
Christianity
are chastity , poverty (or perfect charity ), and obedience . As Jesus
Jesus
of Nazareth stated in the Canonical gospels
Canonical gospels
, they are counsels for those who desire to become "perfect" (τελειος, cf. Matthew 19:21, see also Strong\'s G5046 and Imitatio dei ). The Catholic Church
Catholic Church
interprets this to mean that they are not binding upon all and hence not necessary conditions to attain eternal life (heaven ). Rather they are "acts of supererogation" that exceed the minimum stipulated in the Commandments in the Bible
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Paris
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting : residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once. PARIS (French pronunciation: ​ ( listen )) is the capital and most populous city in France
France
, with an administrative-limits area of 105 square kilometres (41 square miles) and an official population of 2,206,488 (2015). The city is a commune and department , and the heart of the 12,012-square-kilometre (4,638-square-mile) Île-de- France
France
region (colloquially known as the ' Paris
Paris
Region'), whose 2016 population of 12,142,802 represented roughly 18 percent of the population of France. Since the 17th century, Paris
Paris
has been one of Europe's major centres of finance, commerce, fashion, science, and the arts
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Jesus Christ
JESUS (/ˈdʒiːzəs/ JEE-zuss ; Greek : Ἰησοῦς, translit. Iesous; Hebrew : ישוע‎, translit. Yēšū́aʿ ‎; c. 4 BC – c. 30/33 AD), also referred to as JESUS OF NAZARETH and JESUS CHRIST, was a Jewish preacher and religious leader who became the central figure of Christianity
Christianity
. Christians believe him to be the Son of God and the awaited Messiah (Christ ) prophesied in the Old Testament
Old Testament
. Virtually all modern scholars of antiquity agree that Jesus
Jesus
existed historically , although the quest for the historical Jesus
Jesus
has produced little agreement on the historical reliability of the Gospels and on how closely the biblical Jesus
Jesus
reflects the historical Jesus
Jesus

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Rome
ROME (/roʊm/ ROHM ; Italian : Roma ( listen ), Latin
Latin
: Rōma) is the capital of Italy
Italy
and a special comune (named Comune
Comune
di Roma Capitale). Rome
Rome
also serves as the capital of the Lazio region . With 2,876,051 residents in 1,285 km2 (496.1 sq mi), it is also the country's most populated comune. It is the fourth-most populous city in the European Union
European Union
by population within city limits. It is the centre of the Metropolitan City of Rome , which has a population of 4.3 million residents. Rome
Rome
is located in the central-western portion of the Italian Peninsula
Italian Peninsula
, within Lazio (Latium), along the shores of the Tiber
Tiber

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