Jesus, The Society of
Jesus, The Society of
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  • Croatian Province of the Society of Jesus — The Croatian Province of the Society of Jesus (Croatian: Hrvatska pokrajina Družbe Isusove) is a province of the Society of Jesus, or the Jesuits, of the Catholic Church which is active in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Republic of… …   Wikipedia

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  • Society of California Pioneers — The Society of California Pioneers and its members are listed in the Annals of San Francisco of 1855. The key stipulation seems to be that they arrived in California prior to December 31, 1849. Since this was a membership organization, it lists… …   Wikipedia

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  • Society of St. Pius X — The Society of St. Pius X (SSPX) is an international Traditionalist Catholic organisation, whose official Latin name is Fraternitas Sacerdotalis Sancti Pii X , meaning Priestly Fraternity of St. Pius X . It states that it is composed mainly of… …   Wikipedia

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