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Jesuit pope heralds global outlook without conspiracy

As the first Jesuit pontiff, Pope Francis will have a global outlook without the far-fetched theories often associated with a community long shunned by the Vatican hierarchy, experts said. The Society of Jesus, founded in 1540 by Ignatius of Loyola -- a former Spanish soldier -- is sometimes depicted as an "army of shadows". Conspiracy theorists say the order controls everything from the Vatican's governing body, to the United Nations and the US banking system.
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