List of saints of the Society of Jesus

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Íñigo López de Loyola, recognized as a saint by the Catholic Church, founded the Society of Jesus in 1534.

The list of saints of the Society of Jesus here is alphabetical. It includes Jesuit saints from Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas. Since the founder of the Jesuits, St Ignatius of Loyola, was canonised in 1622, there have been 52 other Jesuits canonised.[1]

A

B

C

D

E

F

  • Peter Faber (1506–1546), first French Jesuit and co-founder of the Society.

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

Jesuit Martyrs of China including Saint Lèon-Ignance Mangin SJ

O

P

R

S

Saint Francis Xavier SJ, missionary to Asia

W

X

  • Francis Xavier (1506–1552), co-founder of the Society of Jesus, Spanish missionary to Asia.

See also

References

  1. ^ List of saints from Society of Jesus, retrieved 23 December 2014
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