Jesuits teaching weird stuff?

There is some unfair criticism of the Jesuits: heresy, Communism, Masonry, conspiracy-weaving, plus the really paranoid stuff. I say “unfair” because it is rare, and not reflective of leadership, and a few extreme persons have been removed or chose to leave.

Unfortunately the fixation on, and rejection of unfair criticism distracts from much needed, fair criticism:

They charge Catholic school tuition and claim Catholic label for what is, in effect, public school education.

They teach only those truths, support only those justice causes, currently taught and supported by the media.

But accusing a thief of being a Murderer is not only uncharitable to the thief, but self defeating, because it takes attention away from the honesty issue (“see, I’m innocent”)

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