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The Jesuit Ordeal I: Bold Moves in Tumultuous Times

In 1755, the world simmered at the brink of war. Shots had been fired between French soldiers and British colonists in the Ohio River Valley, and Europeans began to anticipate a violent end to their anxious peace. The formal declaration of … Continue reading

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