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  • Former Jesuit leader who faced stiff tests dies at 87

    Former Jesuit leader who faced stiff tests dies at 87

    • Nov 26, 2016

    Father Peter Hans Kolvenbach, who led the worldwide Jesuit order for a quarter century from 1983 to 2008, and who broke with tradition by voluntarily resigning what had once been a lifetime job, died on Sunday in Beirut four days shy of his 88th birthday.

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