Bona Mors Confraternity, The


Bona Mors Confraternity, The
Bona Mors Confraternity, The
Founded 1648, in the Church of the Gesu, by Father Vincent Carrafa, seventh General of the Society of Jesus, and approved by the Sovereign Pontiffs Innocent X and Alexander VII

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