Francis Xavier (born Francisco de Jasso y Azpilicueta; Latin: Franciscus Xaverius; Basque: Frantzisko Xabierkoa; French: François Xavier; Spanish: Francisco Javier; Portuguese: Francisco Xavier; 7 April 1506 – 3 December 1552), venerated as Saint Francis Xavier, was a Navarrese Catholic missionary and saint who was a co-founder of the Society of Jesus.- Francis Xavier
He was extensively involved in the missionary activity in Portuguese India.- Francis Xavier
In 1534, Ignatius and six other young men, including Francis Xavier and Peter Faber, gathered and professed promises of poverty, chastity, and later obedience, including a special vow of obedience to the pope in matters of mission direction and assignment.- Society of Jesus
On 16 May 1546, the Jesuit missionary Francis Xavier requested the institution of the Goa Inquisition for the "Old Christians" and "New Christians", in a letter to John III of Portugal.- Portuguese India
Francis Xavier, one of the original companions of Loyola, arrived in Goa (Portuguese India) in 1541 to carry out evangelical service in the Indies.- Society of Jesus
By order of the Marquis de Pombal, the Jesuits were expelled from Portugal's territories in 1759.- Portuguese India
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The Goa Inquisition (Inquisição de Goa) was an extension of the Portuguese Inquisition in Portuguese India.
In 1546, Francis Xavier wrote to King John III of Portugal, requesting him to establish Inquisition in Goa.
The Jesuits were the most active of the religious orders in Europe that participated under the padroado mandate in the 16th and 17th centuries.