By George M Anderson
The booklet presents an account of many Jesuits, from the time of St. Ignatius to the 1990's, who've been incarcerated around the globe for his or her religion. it's divided into chapters that take care of particular subject matters with regards to their imprisonment. The critical subject matters are: prayer as a key aspect in survival, arrest and trial techniques, the event of affliction, Mass, the day-by-day order of criminal existence, compelled hard work, ministry to different prisoners, guards, prisoners who turned Jesuits whereas imprisoned, group in legal, and voluntary incarceration.This is the 1st ebook to check the adventure of incarcerated Jesuits worldwide and down in the course of the centuries from the perspective of those a variety of issues. a lot of the cloth is by way of the Jesuits themselves, in letters, autobiographical fragments and different sources-including imprecise courses lengthy out of print. the result's a meeting jointly of those items and fragments right into a coordinated complete, with remark on their importance within the context of the political and cultural occasions in their time-situations that have been typically the rapid reason behind the Jesuits imprisonment, no matter if in Elizabethan England or in Communist China and Russia. A chart of imprisoned Jesuits by way of state of incarceration in the beginning, and a word list of names on the again (as good as an index), can assist the reader to maintain song of the names of the various Jesuits who determine within the ebook.
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With their expulsion from Mexico during the suppression, a group of Jesuits at one college there were strippedof all personal belongings except their breviaries and loaded onto carts. , 41. In a faxed communication to the author dated October 30, 1995, the English Jesuit historian, Francis Edwards, stated: “I an1 convinced that the gunpowder plot and the other plots . . were put up jobs to discredit the Catholics. Of course, all this is backed up by evidence which is persuasive if not conclusive.
In Europe, another army chaplain, Paul W. Cavanaugh, was captured by the Gernlans on December 19, 1944. During his five months of captivity, he and hundreds of other prisoners participated in a forced march through Bavaria for thirty-five days, narrowly escaping death from allied bombings along the way: “April 5. Were bombed by Americans at Nurnburg [sic]-24 killed outright, about 40 others seriously wounded. ”25 For many incarcerated Jesuits, arrest and detention were no barriers to the exercise of their ministry-a theme that will be addressed in chapter 12.
As the authors of The Book of Christian Martyrs (New York: Crossroads, 1990, 16-17)Bruno Chenu,Claude Prud’homme, France Quere,and Jean-Claude Thomaspoint out, “the victim is carried off and disappears. ” He remained in the Mendoza prison for four months and was then transferred to a prison for political prisoners in the city of Resistencia in the northern part of Argentina. There he remained for another three months-deprived of all books, the Mass, and the ability to write letters. Finally, the authorities permitted him to go into exile in Germany, where he finished his theology studies prior to ordination.