The Company: Inigo and His Jesuits

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Released 1992

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1992
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The Company: Inigo and His Jesuits is a 1992 historical film produced and directed by Joseph Fenton. This biographical documentary chronicles the life of Ignatius Loyola, the clergyman who formed the Jesuits in 1534 in response to Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation. In addition to Loyola's life, the movie also looks at the results of Loyola's organization: the Jesuits grew over centuries to be a religious institution around the world. In the Western Hemisphere, the Jesuits were often both the church and the secular order for Spanish immigrants and the indigenous peoples. The film depicts how the Jesuits were suppressed by Pope Clement XIV in 1773, but survived, partly with the help of Catherine the Great of Russia. The documentary itself was filmed on scene in Europe, providing a historic tour through France, England, Spain and Italy. For those interested in European and world history, The Company: Inigo and His Jesuits is a film not to miss.

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Religion & Spirituality, Culture