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The Pope addressed 200 Jesuits at the order’s general congregation

The Church tilts south

With both the Pope and the Jesuit superior general now hailing from Latin America, the centre of Catholic gravity has truly shifted

Jesuit Father Arturo Sosa Abascal was elected last week

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He becomes the 30th successor of St Ignatius of Loyola

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The order’s voting delegates and Jesuits living in Rome celebrated the Mass at Rome’s Church of the Gesu on Sunday

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The Jesuits’ next chapter

The new superior general must be holy, humorous, a good administrator and able to lead the Society’s worldwide efforts for justice

The election of a successor to Fr Adolfo Nicolas is expected to take place in the coming weeks