Saint Ignatius of Loyola

Introduction

Ignatius of Loyola, Saint (ĭgnāˈshəs, loiyōˈlə) [key], 1491–1556, Spanish churchman, founder of the Jesuits (see Jesus, Society of), b. Loyola Castle near Azpeitia, Guipúzcoa, Spain.

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