The Jesuits didn't impose a European language on the Guaraní people; they actively cultivated the indigenous one.
In many instances, Jesuit influence is essential to understanding the history of Asian societies.
"Everybody thinks the church stopped supporting science with Galileo. That's a myth tied up in the politics of the 19th century."
Austen Ivereigh's book on Francis has caused some controversy. It's also the most important biography of Jorge Mario Bergoglio yet published.