A report on Society of Jesus and Francis Xavier

ChristogramOfficial seal of the Jesuits
A painting of Saint Francis Xavier, held in the Kobe City Museum, Japan
Ignatius of Loyola
The castle of the Xavier family was later acquired by the Society of Jesus.
A fresco depicting Ignatius receiving the papal bull from Pope Paul III was created after 1743 by Johann Christoph Handke in the Church of Our Lady Of the Snow in Olomouc.
Jesuits at Akbar's court in India,
Church of Saint-Pierre de Montmartre, Paris
Ratio Studiorum, 1598
Francisco Xavier taking leave of John III of Portugal for an expedition
Jesuit missionary, painting from 1779
Saint Francis Xavier preaching in Goa (1610), by André Reinoso
Francis Xavier
Conversion of the Paravars by Francis Xavier in South India, in a 19th-century colored lithograph
The Spanish missionary José de Anchieta was, together with Manuel da Nóbrega, the first Jesuit that Ignacio de Loyola sent to America.
Voyages of Saint Francis Xavier
Bell made in Portugal for Nanbanji Church run by Jesuits in Japan, 1576–1587
The Altar of St. Francis Xavier Parish in Nasugbu, Batangas, Philippines. Saint Francis is the principal patron of the town, together with Our Lady of Escalera.
Matteo Ricci (left) and Xu Guangqi in the 1607 Chinese publication of Euclid's Elements
Casket of Saint Francis Xavier in the Basilica of Bom Jesus in Goa, India
Confucius, Philosopher of the Chinese, or, Chinese Knowledge Explained in Latin, published by Philippe Couplet, Prospero Intorcetta, Christian Herdtrich, and François de Rougemont at Paris in 1687
Stained glass church window in Béthanie, Hong Kong, of St Francis Xavier baptizing a Chinese man
A map of the 200-odd Jesuit churches and missions established across China
Fumaroles at Mt. Unzen, Japan
Bressani map of 1657 depicting the martyrdom of Jean de Brébeuf
The Vision of St. Francis Xavier, by Giovanni Battista Gaulli
Misión de Nuestra Señora de Loreto Conchó in the 18th century, the first permanent Jesuit mission in Baja California, established by Juan María de Salvatierra in 1697
Statue of Santo Fransiskus Xaverius, at Jesuit Gereja Katedral Santa Perawan Maria Diangkat Ke Surga, in Jakarta, Indonesia
Main altar of the Jesuit colegio in Tepozotlan, now the Museo Nacional del Virreinato
Statue of Saint Francis Xavier, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, in Superior, Wisconsin, United States
Mexican-born Jesuit Francisco Clavijero (1731–1787) wrote an important history of Mexico.
Effigy of Saint Francis Xavier in the Monument to the Discoveries in Lisbon, Portugal
Acosta's Historia natural y moral de las Indias (1590) text on the Americas
Statue of St. Francis Xavier at St. Xavier's School, Kolkata
Peter Claver ministering to African slaves at Cartagena
Samuel Fritz's 1707 map showing the Amazon and the Orinoco
Ruins of La Santisima Trinidad de Parana mission in Paraguay, founded by Jesuits in 1706
Manuel da Nóbrega on a commemorative Portuguese stamp of the 400th anniversary of the foundation of São Paulo, Brazil
Jesuit in 18th century, Brazil
Visit of Pope Benedict XVI to the Jesuit-run Pontifical Gregorian University
Pope Francis, the first Jesuit pope
Jesuit Alfred Delp, member of the Kreisau Circle that operated within Nazi Germany was executed in February 1945
Jesuit scholars in China. Top: Matteo Ricci, Adam Schall and Ferdinand Verbiest (1623–88); Bottom: Paul Siu (Xu Guangqi), Colao or Prime Minister of State, and his granddaughter Candide Hiu.
The Sanctuary of Loyola in Azpeitia, Basque Country, Spain, the main Jesuit shrine in the birthplace of Ignatius of Loyola
History of the Jesuit missions in India, China and Japan (Luis de Guzmán, 1601).
The Church of the Gesù in Rome, is the mother church of the Jesuits.
Iglesia de La Compañía, Quito, Ecuador, interior with gold leaf
Church of Saint-Pierre de Montmartre, Paris, France
Jesuit church, Cuzco, Peru
Colegio de Belén, Havana, "The Palace of Education"
Christ the King Church in the Ateneo de Naga University campus, Naga City, Philippines
Fordham University Church at Rose Hill, Bronx, New York, USA
St. John's Church in Creighton University campus, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Holy Name of Jesus Church in the Loyola University New Orleans campus, New Orleans Louisiana USA
The Church of the Gesu in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, is the school church of Marquette University.
St. Francis Xavier Church, a Jesuit parish church across the street from the Rockhurst University campus, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
St. Francis Xavier College Church in the Saint Louis University campus, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
The Santa Clara University's Mission Church is at the heart of Santa Clara University's historic campus Santa Clara, California, USA.
St. Ignatius Church, a Jesuit parish church in the University of San Francisco campus, San Francisco, California, USA
the Church of the Gesu, Philadelphia is the school church of St. Joseph's Preparatory School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Church of the Gesu in Frascati, province of Rome, Italy
The Église du Gesù in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, church and cultural venue
Jakarta Cathedral, Indonesia
Jesuit Block and Estancias of Córdoba, Argentina
Université de Namur, Belgium
University of the Sinos Valley, Brazil
St. Mary's University, Halifax, Canada
Pontifical Xaverian University, Bogota, Colombia
Pontifical Catholic University, Ecuador
University of Ingolstadt, Germany
St. Xavier's College, Mumbai, India
St. Xavier's College, Kolkata, India
Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome, Italy
Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan
Elisabeth University of Music, Hiroshima, Japan.
St. Joseph University, Beirut, Lebanon
University of Pacific, Peru
Ateneo de Naga University, Philippines
Sogang University, Seoul, South Korea
University of Deusto, Bilbao, Spain
Comillas Pontifical University, Spain
Fordham University, New York City, United States
Fairfield University, Bellarmine Hall, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
Sankt Georgen Graduate School of Philosophy and Theology, Frankfurt, Germany
Georgetown University, Washington DC, United States

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.

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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.

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Capital and the largest city of Nagasaki Prefecture on the island of Kyushu in Japan.

Capital and the largest city of Nagasaki Prefecture on the island of Kyushu in Japan.

Night view of Nagasaki city seen from Mount Konpira (金比羅山)
A busy street in Nagasaki
A plaque and the Peace Statue at the Nagasaki Peace Park
Monument at the atomic bomb hypocenter in Nagasaki
Nagasaki National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims
Sōfuku-ji (National treasure of Japan)
Nagasaki Lantern Festival
Original Shikairō Champon
Portuguese (green) and Spanish (yellow) trade routes to Macao and Nagasaki
Nanban trade. The screen shows foreigners arriving at a shore of Japan. Kano Naizen "Nanbanjin Inauguration" (right), circa. 1600
The Chinese traders at Nagasaki were confined to a walled compound (Tōjin yashiki), circa 1688
Plan of Nagasaki, Hizen province, 1778
View of Nagasaki in 1870s
View of Dejima island in Nagasaki Bay (from Siebold's Nippon, 1897)
Mushroom cloud from the atomic explosion over Nagasaki at 11:02 am, August 9, 1945
Torii, Nagasaki, Japan. One-legged torii in the background, October 1945
Modern Nagasaki, Oura Cathedral on a slope, 2005.
Nagasaki view from Glover Garden, 2014
View of Dejima in Nagasaki Bay by Kawahara Keigo c1836

In the meantime, Spanish Jesuit missionary St. Francis Xavier arrived in Kagoshima, South Kyūshū, in 1549.