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34,420 citations from literature (mostly science fiction and fantasy) referring to real churches, religious groups, tribes, etc. [This database is for literary research only. It is not intended as a source of information about religion.]

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Catholic - Cistercian Europe 1400 C.E. Willis, Connie. "The Father of the Bride " in Fire Watch. New York: Bluejay (1984; story copyright 1982); pg. 112. "In the answering silence I thought I could hear the town, builders and rumbling wheels. As I came nearer, I saw that the tower had been knocked down, the stones heaped into piles and carted away. I followed the tracks of the wheels and came to a sunny clearing and to men in a holy habit I did not recognize. They told me they are Cistercians (are there new saints as well? Is everything new?) and that they are using the stones to build a church.

'Are you not afraid of the fairy who lived in this tower?' I asked them.

'Old man,' said one of them, clapping his hand to my shoulder, 'there are no fairies. Only God and his angels.' "

Catholic - Cistercian France 1200 C.E. Anthony, Piers. For Love of Evil. New York: William Morrow & Co. (1988); pg. 36. "'A Cistercian monk has been murdered. That provides the catalyst for action...' "
Catholic - Cistercian France: Paris 1738 Suskind, Patrick. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer. New York: Alfred A. Knopf (1986; c. 1985); pg. 195. "People suspected the gypsies... There were, however, no gypsies around at the time, not a one near or far... For lack of gypsies, people decided to suspect the Italian migrant workers. But there weren't any Italians around either... Then it was the Jews who were suspect, then the monks of the Benedictine cloister... then the Cistercians, then the Freemasons... "
Catholic - Cistercian Massachusetts: Nantucket -1249 B.C.E. Sterling, S. M. Island in the Sea of Time. New York: Penguin (1998); pg. 460. "'...As you know, I've always insisted on enforcing the nonfraternization and public-displays-of-affection orders strictly on board ship. I intend to continue to do so... However, onshore, that's a different matter. We have nearly four hundred healthy young people here, and they aren't going to live like Cistercians indefinitely. Never give an order you know will be ignored.' "
Catholic - Cistercian Portugal 1600 Anthony, Patricia. God's Fires. New York: Ace Books (1997); pg. 70. [Year is estimated.] "A Cistercian friar stood in the corridor. In the dim glow of the man's lantern, Bernardo could see that his eyes were white rimmed with alarm. 'Another message.'...

The Cistercian poked his head into Bernardo's cell. 'It must be a great matter.'

Bernardo rose, straightened his robes, and bushed stray dust from his black wool sleeve.

The Cistercian asked, 'What matter do you think?' " [There is some more about this Cistercian in novel, not in DB.]

Catholic - Cistercian Portugal 1600 Anthony, Patricia. God's Fires. New York: Ace Books (1997); pg. 77. [Year is estimated.] "'Porra! Am I not worthy? I have been damned by sniveling Dominicans and ass-licking Cistercians; and yet before each battle Jesuits petitioned God for me...' "
Catholic - Cistercian United Kingdom 1320 C.E. Willis, Connie. Doomsday Book. New York: Bantam (1992); pg. 256. "The third is a Cistercian monk--at least he wears the white habit of one, though it's made of even finer wool than my cloak and has a silk cord for a sash, and he wears a ring fit for a king on each of his fat fingers, but the doesn't act like a monk. He and the envoy both demanded wine before they'd even dismounted... "
Catholic - Cistercian United Kingdom: England 1100 C.E. White, T. H. The Once and Future King. New York: Ace Books (1996; c. 1939, 1940, 1958); pg. 565. "The next man to pass the window might have been one sort of Cistercian lay-brother, whom you would have expected to be a learned man because of his cloth. But no, he was ex officio an illiterate. It was his business to stick the leaden seals on papal bulls, and, so as to preserve the Secrecy of the Pope, they used to make sure that he could not read a word. "
Catholic - Cistercian USA 1982 Bishop, Michael. The Secret Ascension; or, Philip K. Dick is Dead, Alas. New York: Tor (1987); pg. 141. "He was a NASA man, by way of the U.S. Air Force, and not a Carthusian or a Cistercian monk... "
Catholic - Cistercian USA 1982 Bishop, Michael. The Secret Ascension; or, Philip K. Dick is Dead, Alas. New York: Tor (1987); pg. 281. "...while everyone else, Marlin included, was as quiet as a Cistercian. "
Catholic - Cistercian world 1976 Amis, Kingsley. The Alteration. New York: Viking Press (1976); pg. 162. "He ran at his best speed to the Cistercian hospice across Edgware Road, where a surgeon was known to be always on call. From there he was also able to inform the authorities. "
Catholic - Cistercian world 2110 May, Julian. The Many Colored Land in The Many-Colored Land & The Golden Torc (omnibus). Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday (copyright 1981); pg. 51. "'Don't you laugh at me, Claude. I tried to get into a monastery . . . the Cistercians, Poor Clares, Carmelites. And they took one look at my psychosocial profile and told me get lost. Counseling, they advised!...' "
Catholic - Dominican Colorado 1974 Disch, Thomas M. Camp Concentration. New York: Random House (1999; c. 1968); pg. 104. "Tonsured, a monk. His hood and habit were white: a Dominican. "
Catholic - Dominican Czech Republic 1599 C.E. Piercy, Marge. He, She and It. New York: Alfred A. Knopf (1991); pg. 23. "The Maharal prepares for a public debate with the priest, Thaddeus, a Dominican formerly in the office of the Inquisition in Spain... "; Pg. 409: "A more accomodating Dominican is promised to his majesty. " [The description of this story is lengthy.]
Catholic - Dominican France 1213 C.E. Anthony, Piers. For Love of Evil. New York: William Morrow & Co. (1988); pg. 73. "In 1216 Dominic Guzman, of Castile... The Dominicans, officially the Order of Preachers, became known as the Black Friars, because of their black mantle over the white habit. They were more interested in the philosophical aspects of evil than were the Franciscans... " [Book has other refs., not in DB.]
Catholic - Dominican galaxy 2075 Anthony, Piers. Faith of Tarot. New York: Berkley Books (10th printing 1986; 1st ed. 1980); pg. 112. "The visitor wore a white habit with a black mantle: the classical garb of a Dominican monk. His beard was neat, his eyes piercing, and he had an air of grim concentration. 'I am Brother Thomas, a Black Friar,' he said. "; Pg. 113: "Brother Paul would not be able to best a true Dominican in theological debate; after all, Saint Thomas Aquinas, from whose name this part had probably drawn, had been a Domincan--perhaps the most redoubtable Catholic theologian of all time. But Lee was no Dominican... " [Other refs. not in DB.]
Catholic - Dominican galaxy 3099 Simmons, Dan. Endymion. New York: Bantam (1996); pg. 339. "The cardinals--one Jesuit, one Domincan, and three Legionaries of Christ--introduce themselves and shake hands. "
Catholic - Dominican galaxy 3131 Simmons, Dan. The Rise of Endymion. New York: Bantam (1998 mass market edition; first ed. 1997); pg. 58. "...delegates from the Dominicans, the Jesuits, the Benedictines... "
Catholic - Dominican Illinois: Chicago 1999 Batchelor, John Calvin. The Birth of the People's Republic of Antarctica. New York: Dial Press (1983); pg. 225. "Lazarus was schooled by Dominican priests in Chicago, a private school, exclusive, almost entirely white except for him and his new brothers. "
Catholic - Dominican Ontario: Toronto 1991 Huff, Tanya. Blood Price. New York: DAW Books (1991); pg. 121. "'. . . confessed to having relations with the devil, was forgiven, and gave her soul up to God.' He rubbed his fingers in his beard. 'Very satisfactory all around. Shall we return the body to the Sisters or to her family?'

The older Dominican shrugged. 'I cannot see that it makes any difference, she. . . . Who are you?'

Henry smiled. 'I am vengeance,' he said, closing the door behind him and bolting it. "

Catholic - Dominican Portugal 1600 Anthony, Patricia. God's Fires. New York: Ace Books (1997); pg. 15. [Year is estimated.] "'To His Grace Archbishop Vasquez of the Holy See, Seville, my fellow Dominican and esteemed brother in Christ... for it has come to my attention that Rome punishes Portugal's Holy Office due to the misguided allegiances of the Jesuits...' " [There are other references to Domincans, not all in DB.]
Catholic - Dominican Portugal 1600 Anthony, Patricia. God's Fires. New York: Ace Books (1997); pg. 24. [Year is estimated.] "'...In fact, I concede the Dominicans and Franciscans this one point: if ordinary men start to distrust their place in the universe and are not taught the Jesuit skill of answer, what can they do but beocme embittered?...' "
Catholic - Dominican Portugal 1600 Anthony, Patricia. God's Fires. New York: Ace Books (1997); pg. 77. [Year is estimated.] "'Porra! Am I not worthy? I have been damned by sniveling Dominicans and ass-licking Cistercians; and yet before each battle Jesuits petitioned God for me...' "
Catholic - Dominican USA 1984 Heinlein, Robert A. Job: A Comedy of Justice. New York: Ballantine (1984); pg. 306. -
Catholic - Dominican world 1975 Shea, Robert & Robert Anton Wilson. Illuminatus, Vol. III: Leviathan. New York: Dell (1975); pg. 212. "The Dominicans, having discovered that preaching against usury did not deter the usurer, founded their own banks and provided loans without interest; this was called 'ethical competition' (as Josiah Warren later called it) drove the commercial banks out of the areas where the Dominicans practiced it... "
Catholic - Dominican world 2100 Miller, Jr., Walter M. A Canticle for Leibowitz. New York: J. B. Lippencott Co. (1959); pg. 38. "...some theologians of other Orders, while admitting this to be pious conjecture, denied that it was necessarily the case, and contended that a 'creature' might be 'originally innocent' but not endowed with preternatural gifts. The Dominicans bowed to this, but contended that the belief had always been implicit in other dogma--such as the Assumption (preternatural immortality) and the Preservation from Actual Sin (implying preternatural integrity) and still other examples. While attempting to settle this dispute, New Rome had... "
Catholic - Franciscan France 1212 C.E. Anthony, Piers. For Love of Evil. New York: William Morrow & Co. (1988); pg. 72. "Now his mission was spreading to other countries, and a group came to France... They call themselves the Franciscans, because of Giovanni's father's travels in France.

The local friars considered, and decided to join the Franciscans. In this manner they achieved the approval of the Church. They continued their singing and preaching much as before, but now their influence was greater because of that approval.

In 1213 Simon de Montfort... "; Pg. 73: "Parry attended, providing moral support as a representative of the Franciscans. The Dominicans... were more interested in philosophical aspects... than were the Franciscans, who simply preached the virtues of poverty and humility. " [Book has other references to Franciscans, not in DB.]

Catholic - Franciscan galaxy 3131 Simmons, Dan. The Rise of Endymion. New York: Bantam (1998 mass market edition; first ed. 1997); pg. 58. "...delegates from the Dominicans, the Jesuits, the Benedictines, the Legionaries of Christ, the Mariaists, the Salesians, and a single delegate standing for the few remaining Franciscans. "
Catholic - Franciscan Hegira 4000 Bear, Greg. Hegira. New York: Tor (1989; 1st printed 1979); pg. 190. "This is the last crawl of the migrating worm, he thought. God's gaze was not intense light, as he had been told by the Franciscans, but cold dank clouds and tears. "
Catholic - Franciscan Hegira 4000 Bear, Greg. Hegira. New York: Tor (1989; 1st printed 1979); pg. 215. Pg. 24: "'You sound pious, Fra Bar-Woten. I know you're not. You're ridiculing me.'

'I am sincere. I wish you to join us in our meal.'

'You know I can't eat until the Fast of Francis is over.' ";

Pg. 215: "A bank account he had never touched held funds for his scrittori apprenticeship. He was glad now he hadn't turned it over to the Brotherhood of Francis. "

Catholic - Franciscan New York: New York City 2015 Pohl, Frederik. The Years of the City. New York: Timescape (1984); pg. 86. "They said Bedford-Stuyvesant was a jungle, and maybe it was... And it was filled with interesting creatures, mostly known to Marcus, Marcus known to a few of them--like the young man in clerical collars outside the Franciscan mission. They waved to him from across the road. "
Catholic - Franciscan New York: New York City 2030 Disch, Thomas M. On Wings of Song. New York: St. Martin's Press (1978); pg. 304. Pg. 304: "'...I've joined the Franciscans, you see. Though I haven't taken my final vows. It's a long story.'

'Congratulations.'

'It's what I've always wanted...' ";

Pg. 311: "There was also a telegraphically short letter from Claude saying good-bye, explaining that Franciscans weren't allowed to fly [a popular meditative technique central to the plot], and wishing him good luck... "

Catholic - Franciscan Portugal 1600 Anthony, Patricia. God's Fires. New York: Ace Books (1997); pg. 24. [Year is estimated.] "'...In fact, I concede the Dominicans and Franciscans this one point: if ordinary men start to distrust their place in the universe and are not taught the Jesuit skill of answer, what can they do but beocme embittered?...' "
Catholic - Franciscan Portugal 1600 Anthony, Patricia. God's Fires. New York: Ace Books (1997); pg. 234. [Year is estimated.] "The parish priest, one Luis Soares, a Franciscan, was called. The dilemma was put to him, and the Franciscan explained that he was not sure if he could help, since the creatures spoke not in words, but in passionate emotion.

Msg. Gomes ordered the Franciscan to fervently tell the creature, then, that it was charged with a heresy. He ordered the Franciscan to advise the prisoner to abjure that heresy, using sorrow or dread if he culd not use words. He said to tell it to repent, lest it and the fellow it had arrived with be relaxed to the state for burning, at which time the Franciscan asked what heresy, and Msgr. Gomes said the heresy of pretending to be angel.

The Franciscan said that he imagined the creature to be angelic... "

Catholic - Franciscan Romania 1991 Simmons, Dan. Children of the Night. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons (1992); pg. 223. "'No more than you . . . . priest,' Lucian snapped back. 'You Franciscans and Benedictines and Jesuits, you watch and watch and watch . . . for centuries you watch . . . while these animals [vampires] bleed my people dry and lead our nation into ruin.' " [Also, pg. 213.]
Catholic - Franciscan Senegal 1982 Norden, Eric. "The Curse of Mhondoro Nkabele " in The Best from Fantasy & Science Fiction: 24th Series (Edward L. Ferman, ed.) New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1982); pg. 157. "...my father approved of the doctrine of transubstantiation, viewing it as an affirmation of our own ancient practices. He himself, as a very young child, had once tasted a priest, of the Franciscan order I believe... "
Catholic - Franciscan United Kingdom: England 1100 C.E. White, T. H. The Once and Future King. New York: Ace Books (1996; c. 1939, 1940, 1958); pg. 320. "There was even a Franciscan bishop, wearing grey, with a red hat. "
Catholic - Franciscan USA 2050 Haldeman, Joe. Forever Peace. New York: Ace Books (1998; first ed. 1997); pg. 198. "'Allow me the assumption that nobody on this jury would profit from the destruction of the universe. Then why, in God's name, would anyone who thought your argument had merit want to supress it?'

'You were a Jesuit?'

'Franciscan. We run a close second in being a pain in the ass.' "

Catholic - Franciscan Vermont 1995 Hand, Elizabeth. Waking the Moon. New York: HarperPrism (1995); pg. 62. "A preparatory school in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom, run by an obscure order of brothers. Not Jesuits, Oliver was quick to explain; not Benedictines either.

I laughed. 'So what's left? Capuchins? Franciscans? Cathars?'

'No.' "

Catholic - Franciscan world 1381 C.E. Panshin, Alexei. "How Can We Sink When We Can Fly? " in Farewell To Yesterday's Tomorrow. New York: Berkley Publishing Corp. (1975; c. 1971); pg. 135. "He said, 'You could give your money and property to the church. That's a way.'

'Is it a godly way?'

'Well, it could be,' he said. 'They thought it could.'

'Do you think so?'

'I met a very decent Franciscan.'

'Organized godliness?'

So they talked further about the times and how it might have been possible to live well in them when your fellow wolves were ready to stay wolves until they died... And when that trip was back to 1381 again for a stay in a monastery, he felt--well, not cheated, but distinctly disappointed... "

Catholic - Franciscan world 2038 Brin, David. Earth. New York: Bantam (1990); pg. 207-208. "Like most other religious special interest groups on the Net, we in the Friends of St. Francis Assembly... At minimum you've drawn an intriguing sophistry to delight your fellow Franciscans. And those neo-Gaian Jesuits, if they haven't thought of it already. "
Catholic - Friends of God Europe 1343 C.E. Dick, Philip K. The Divine Invasion. New York: Timescape (1981); pg. 96. "'We engineered the American Revolution,' Elias said. 'A group of us. We were the Friends of God at one time, and the Brothers of the Rosy Cross in 1615...' "
Catholic - Greek Catholic California: Orange County 2065 Robinson, Kim Stanley. Pacific Edge. New York: Tor (1990); pg. 11. "One day in sixth grade she had told him she was Roman Catholic, and he had told her that there were Greek Catholics too. She had denied it disdainfully, and so they had gone to look it up in the encyclopedia. They had failed to find a listing for 'Greek Catholic,' which Kevin could not understand, as his grandfather Tom had certainly mentioned such a church. But having been proved right Ramona became sympathetic, and scanned the index and found a listing for "Greek Orthodox Church,' which seemed to explain things. "
Catholic - Greek Catholic world 2050 Bova, Ben. "Acts of God " in Sam Gunn Forever. New York: Avon (1998; c. 1995); pg. 38. "'Another thing,' Sam added. 'You guys have been working for a century or so to heal the rifts among other Christians. Imagine how the Protestants will feel if they see the Vatican getting special treatment from the World Court... how will the Swedes feel about it? Or the Orthodox Catholic in Greece and Russia and so on? Or the Southern Baptists?' "
Catholic - Gregorian Arizona 2031 Goonan, Kathleen Ann. Crescent City Rhapsody. New York: Tor (2001; c. 2000); pg. 253. Gregorian chants
Catholic - Gregorian galaxy 2500 Gardner, James Alan. Expendable. New York: Avon Books (1997); pg. 224. "He ventured another smattering of syllables, this one a type of singing that reminded me of Gregorian chant. The words, however, weren't Latin... "
Catholic - Gregorian Minnesota 2025 Nasir, Jamil. "The Nomalers " in L. Ron Hubbard Presents The Best of Writers of the Future (Algis Budrys, ed.) Los Angeles, CA: Bridge Publications (2000; c. 1989); pg. 45. "His voice was doing strange things. It droned with a stream of words, like an auctioneer singing a Gregorian chant. "
Catholic - Gregorian United Kingdom: England 1100 C.E. White, T. H. The Once and Future King. New York: Ace Books (1996; c. 1939, 1940, 1958); pg. 320. "The music was heavenly, both Gregorian and Ambrosian, and the church was packed. There were monks and friars and abbots of every description... "
Catholic - Jesuit Brazil 1973 Watson, Ian. The Embedding. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1973); pg. 211. "Taking part in a discussion with him on these terms was rather like inviting an ancient Roman priest of Jupiter to discuss salvation with a couple of Jesuits! "
Catholic - Jesuit Brazil 2045 Wilson, Robert Charles. Memory Wire. New York: Bantam (1987); pg. 25. "The Amazon... It allowed the Jesuits only a little more grace before it reclaimed their missions, lost to crumbling government support and the unassailable hugeness of the wilderness. "
Catholic - Jesuit California: Gateway City 1997 Byrne, John. Wonder Woman: Gods and Goddesses. Rocklin, CA: Prima Publishing (1997); pg. 13-14. "Father Donald Morris closed his pale gray eyes, leaning his deeply wrinkled brow against the cool glass of the door to the hospital's Intensive Care Unit. The weight of the nigh pressed close upon him. The long, vampire hours demanded at last their payment Teach us, good Lord, he thought, instinctively, remembering the oath of the Jesuit order, to which he did not, himself, belong, to serve you as you deserve, to give and not to count the cost, to fight and not to heed the wounds, to toil and not to seek for rest, to labor and not to ask for any reward save that of knowing we do you will. "
Catholic - Jesuit Cameroon 1966 Ballard, J. G. The Crystal World. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux (1966); pg. 206. "There was a knock on the door, and Max Clair let himself into the room. Greeting Sanders with a wave, he put his surgical bag down on a chair. Since his arrival in Port Matarre he had been helping at the clinic run by the Jesuit Fathers. ON several occasions the latter had made an attempt to see Sanders, but for the purpose, he guessed, of questioning him about Father Balthus's self-immolation within the forest. Obviously they suspected that his real concern had not been for his parish. "
Catholic - Jesuit Europe 1918 Newman, Kim. The Bloody Red Baron. New York: Carroll & Graf (1995); pg. 59. "Pitaval, some kind of renegade Jesuit, was Mireau's confessor. Also, it seemed, his tame vampire-killer. " [Much more about this Jesuit character, but no other mention of 'Jesuits.']
Catholic - Jesuit Europe 1935 Le Guin, Ursula K. "Imaginary Countries " in Orsinian Tales. New York: Harper & Row (1976); pg. 172. "It was like a white box in a blue and yellow bowl, and Josef, fresh from college and intent upon the Jesuit seminary he would enter in the fall, ready to read documents and make abstracts and copy references, had been embarrassed to find that the baron's family called the place after the home of the northern gods. " [Some other refs. not in DB, but not by name.]
Catholic - Jesuit France 1693 McIntyre, Vonda N. The Moon and the Sun. New York: Pocket Books (1997); pg. 111. "'Hunting is not a suitable occupation for a Jesuit priest,' Innocent said. "
Catholic - Jesuit France 1693 McIntyre, Vonda N. The Moon and the Sun. New York: Pocket Books (1997); pg. 171. "His Majesty, accompanied by his brother and his sons... and his French Jesuit, strolled together out of... "
Catholic - Jesuit France 1693 McIntyre, Vonda N. The Moon and the Sun. New York: Pocket Books (1997); pg. vii. "Major Characters... Father Yves de la Croix, S.J., 27, Jesuit and natural philosopher, older brother of Marie-Josephe. " [This is one of the main characters in the book. Many refs. throughout, most not in DB.]
Catholic - Jesuit France 1987 Snodgrass, Melinda M. "Mirrors of the Soul " in Wild Cards IV: Aces Abroad (George R.R. Martin, ed.) New York: Bantam (1988); pg. 397. "On the Rue Etex he hailed a cab... Strange to think of all this smut at the foot of a hill whose name translated as the Mountain of Martyrs. Saints had died on Montmartre. The Society of Jesus had been founded on the hill in 1534. "
Catholic - Jesuit France: Paris 1567 C.E. Dukthas, Ann. A Time for the Death of a King. New York: St. Martin's Press (1995; c. 1994); pg. 19. "Nicolas Segalla, priest of the Society of Jesus, spent, as he always did, the vigil of his birthday praying in the Lady Chapel of the Church of St. Denis on the outskirts of Paris. He knelt at his prie-dieu and stared up at the marble face of the Virgin, illuminated by a corona of light from the iron ring of candles below her. Segalla crossed himself, sat back in his chair and stared across the gloomy sanctuary. He had just celebrated evening Mass. The citizens, merchants and burgesses of Paris, those who bothered to attend, had now left to hurry along the narrow, smelly alleyways to the safety of their own homes. " [More.]
Catholic - Jesuit France: Paris 1567 C.E. Dukthas, Ann. A Time for the Death of a King. New York: St. Martin's Press (1995; c. 1994); pg. 20. "The Catholic influences of his long sojourn were ever with him, so he fled abroad, first to the English seminary at Douai, then on to the Jesuit College in Rome. Now he was a priest of the Roman Church, a member of the hated Jesuit order. If he returned to England, he'd find nothing except the hunt, cruel capture and a dreadful death at the end of a noose at Tyburn. Segalla had volunteered to return, but his Jesuit masters shook their heads: those sombre-visaged men had sent him to be clerk and chaplain to the Scottish envoy in Paris, Archbishop James Beaton. So, instead of moving in disguise amongst the Catholics of England, Segalla lived amongst the great nobles of France; those popinjays, dressed in their yards of shot red and yellow taffeta, gold damask suits, jerkins edged with silver and white Florentine serge stockings. " [More, not in DB.]
Catholic - Jesuit France: Paris 1567 C.E. Dukthas, Ann. A Time for the Death of a King. New York: St. Martin's Press (1995; c. 1994); pg. 21. "'A spy, Nicholas? Why, sir you are a Jesuit priest. You have taken an oath of allegiance to the Church, to serve it with all your heart, with all your mind, all your heart and all your soul. Write my letters, say your Masses, pray your rosary, but be my eyes and ears at the French court. See what way the river flows. What rumours hang in the breeze.' Beaton's face had become sober. 'I am Mary of Scotland's ambassador in France. She is a fawn surrounded by wolves. Whatever her religion, I have sworn to protect her interests, and you, as my chaplain, are duty bound by God and your superiors to protect mine.' "
Catholic - Jesuit galaxy 2049 Blish, James. A Case of Conscience. New York: Ballantine (1979; c. 1958); pg. 7. "...no planet in the universe could possess an air sufficiently thick and curtained with damp to muffle that sound--not even Lithia.

Father Ramon Ruiz-Sanchez, late of Peru, and always Clerk regular of the Society of Jesus, professed father of the four vows, continued to read. " [This Jesuit is the main character of this novel, which deals heavily with theological issues and feature extensive references to Jesuits and Catholicism. Most refs. not in DB.]

Catholic - Jesuit galaxy 2049 Blish, James. A Case of Conscience. New York: Ballantine (1979; c. 1958); pg. 21. Pg. 21: "As a Jesuit--even here, fifty light-years from Rome--Ruiz-Sanchez knew something about knowledge that Lucien le Comte des Bois-d'Averoigne had forgotten, and that Cleaver would never learn: that all knowledge goes through both stages, the annunciation out of noise into fact, and the disintegration back into noise again. "; Pg. 27: "All Catholics must be devout; but a Jesuit must be, in addition, agile. "
Catholic - Jesuit galaxy 2050 Blish, James. A Case of Conscience. New York: Ballantine (1979; c. 1958); pg. 127. "Agronski had gathered from conversations with Ramon two years ago that the Jesuit order is the cerebral cortex of the Church, concerned with its knottiest moral, theological and organizational problems. In particular... the Jesuits were charged with weighing questions of polity and making recommendations to Rome... "
Catholic - Jesuit galaxy 2200 Clarke, Arthur C. "The Star " in The Hugo Winners: Volumes One and Two. (Isaac Asimov, ed.) Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday (1971; story copyright 1955); pg. 123. "Other scientists can interpret them as easily as I can--more easily, in all probability. I am not one who would condone tampering with the Truth which often gave my Order a bad name in the olden days... It amused them to have a Jesuit as chief astrophysicist: Dr. Chandler, for instance, could never get over it (why are medial men such notorious atheists?). Sometimes he would come up to me in the glom and stand staring out of the great oval port, while the heavens crawled slowly round us as the ship turned end over end with the residual spin we had never bothered to correct.

'Well, Father,' he would say at last... " [The narrator is a Jesuit, so there are extensive refs. to his background throughout story. Other refs. not in DB.]



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