Jesuit Superior General visiting India ‎

Posted February 18, 2017 11:44 am by Editor

Jesuit Superior General visiting India ‎

The worldwide leader of the Society of Jesus is in India, the first country he chose to visit after being ‎elected the 31st Superior General of the Jesuits in October.  Arriving at New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi ‎International Airport on February 18 on an 11-day visit, Venezuelan Father Arturo Marcelino Sosa ‎Abascal was received by a team of Jesuits from the Delhi province.  India is part of the Jesuit’s South ‎Asia Assistancy that accounts for 4,000 members of the 16,000 Jesuits worldwide, the largest religious ‎congregation for men in the Catholic church.  The 68-year old Venezuelan is the first Jesuit chief

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