The Pope Who Canceled the Jesuits (Pope Clement XIV)

Episode 36 · January 13th, 2020 · 16 mins 58 secs

About this Episode

Our pontiff this week did one of the most infamous deeds in all of papal history. It was so memorable that no pope since has taken that particular papal name, and he was the butt of a joke at the election of our very own Pope Francis for it. His crime? He suppressed the Society of Jesus.

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  • "The Day the Jesuits Were Suppressed" by Professor Steve Weidenkopf – LINK
  • BOOK: "Mysteries, Marvels and Miracles" (including the story of St. Alphonsus Liguori bilocating to Clement XIV's deathbed) – AMAZON
  • "Dominus ac Redemptor" (Brief suppressing the Society of Jesus) by Pope Clement XIV – FULL TEXT
  • "Cum Sunni" (Proclaiming a Universal Jubilee) by Pope Clement XIV – FULL TEXT
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