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No Joke: They Want to Turn Arrupe Into a "Saint"

Cardinal Angelo de Donatis, the vicar of Rome, has approved a request by the Society of Jesus to open a sainthood cause for Father Pedro Arrupe, SJ (1907-1991) who served as Jesuit superior general from 1965 to 1983.

Even Time magazine (January 2008) had to admit that Arrupe’s reign was marked by “progressive challenges to the Church establishment, including clashes with both Paul VI and John Paul II” and by leftist activism from the anti-war movement in the U.S. in the 1960s to the liberation theology.

The Jesuits under Arrupe dissented from Catholic doctrine on issues like the nature of the priesthood, the necessity of the Catholic Church and the acceptance of homosexuality.

During Arrupe's tenure the Jesuits experienced a dramatic decline in numbers and quality.

Picture: Pedro Arrupe, #newsUosdtkobbl

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Prayhard
Compromised since 1983 when JP2 removed the Devil's Advocate, or whatever the formal title.
mccallansteve
Can't we just declare all people everywhere saints?
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The saint making process in the Church is the most corrupt that it has ever been in her history.
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yuca2111
Is there any surprise to this?
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allan500
Only in the era of Francis could this happen.
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Pedro Arrupe, Superior General of the Jesuits::

Speaking about Pope Francis“He was a protege of Arrupe, who identified Bergoglio as a rising liberal star in the order. That is why he made him a provincial at the age of 36. Arrupe presided over the order during its most intense period of liberalization and used Bergoglio as a liberal enforcer at the infamous worldwide gathering of Jesuits in …
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Feeling physically ill.
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