When and for what purpose was the Jesuit order created? Confirm your answer with examples from the Charter of the Jesuit Order.

On August 15, 1534, the Society of Jesus was formed, which in 1540 the Pope approved as a Jesuit monastic order. The founder of the society was Ignatius Loyola (1491-1556). The purpose of the order is to become an instrument for expanding the power of the Pope: “… we promise always, without delay and selflessly to obey everything that the current and future pope will command us, as far as it will serve for the good of souls and for the spread of religion, whatever assignments they are to us did not give … “.

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