1. Saint Ignatius ofIñigo López de Loyola, 1491–1556, Spanish soldier and ecclesiastic: founder of the Society of Jesus.

Ignatius of Loyola, Saint

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Ignatius of Loyola

[(ig-nay-shus, loy-oh-luh)]

A sixteenth-century Spanish priest of the Roman Catholic Church; the founder of the Jesuits. Ignatius of Loyola is a saint of the Roman Catholic Church.

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