June 11, 2013 — Jesuit Father Wilbert Mireh was ordained to the priesthood in Myanmar in May, making him the first Myanmar-born Jesuit to be ordained since the Society of Jesus was approved 473 years ago.
India’s first private Jesuit university will open in 2014. Xavier University will be located in the eastern Indian state of Odisha, where the Society already runs a successful institute for business management.
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