Sunday, January 20, 2008

The new Black Pope

The day when that name really meant something has passed... perhaps?

Jesuits select new 'black pope'
El padre Adolfo Nicolás, nuevo General de la Compañía de Jesús
El español Adolfo Nicolás, elegido nuevo Superior General de los ...-
El jesuita español Adolfo Nicolás, elegido Superior de la Compañía
Jesuitas Castilla - Noticias
Spaniard Adolfo Nicolás elected new Superior General of the Jesuits

In this photo made available by the Jesuits order press office Spanish Reverend Adolfo Nicolas swears in as Superior General of the Jesuits Roman Catholic order during their 35th general congregation, in Rome's Holy Spirit in Sassia church, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2008. Rev. Adolfo Nicolas is the 29th successor to St. Ignatius Loyola, who founded the Society of Jesus, as the order is formally known, in 1540. With nearly 20,000 members worldwide, it is the largest Catholic religious order.(AP Photo/Don Doll, Jesuits Oreder Press Office, HO)
Fr. Adolfo Nicolás, S.J.
35th General Congregation Elects Adolfo Nicolás, SJ
photos from GC35 (photos of Fr. Nicolas here and here)
Adolfo Nicolás on Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Province Express - Father Adolfo Nicolás
Insight Scoop The Ignatius Press Blog: Father Adolfo Nicolás ...

He teaches theology at Sophia University--no doubt Fr. Peter Milward (chronology and list of works) is acquainted with him. What would Fr. Milward have said about him, before his election?
AMDG » Archive » Personal response to election of Father Adolfo ...
Continuing Counter Reformation: The New Black Pope is Adolfo Nicolas

La Civiltà Cattolica

Links for the Society of Jesus:
The Jesuit Portal - Society of Jesus Home Page
Jesuitas España - Inicio
Compañía de Jesus - Jesuitas del Perú
Jesuitas Colombia

Loyola University Chicago: Bibliography on Ignatian Spirituality
The Institute of Jesuit Sources

the spiritual exercises of st ignatius of loyola
Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola Christian Classics ...
Fr. Hardon Archives - Saint Ignatius Loyola - Jesuit Saint
The Life of St. Ignatius Loyola

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