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Pope Francis' ascension signals prime time for Jesuits

Monday, April 8, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CDT

NEW YORK — For decades, the Society of Jesus has faced the same struggles to find priests that have plagued the wider Roman Catholic Church. The Rev. Chuck Frederico, one of the priests who evaluates Jesuit applicants, says he usually heard from five a week, or fewer.

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