The Society of Jesus



The Society of Jesus

The Church of the Society of Jesus is a Jesuit church built in the city of Cuzco, Peru. It was built on the site of the Amarucancha, the palace of Huayna Capac. It's on the Plaza de Armas, in the center of the city. It is an example of Baroque architecture andina.Su construction began in 1576, but was badly damaged in an earthquake in 1650. The rebuilt church was completed almost two decades later. The most remarkable work of art of the church is a painting depicting the marriage of Martín García de Loyola, nephew of Ignatius Loyola to Beatriz.


Plaza De Armas, Cusco 08000

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There, after a long spiritual deliberation, they decided to found the Society of Jesus, which was adopted on 27 September 1540 by Paul III, who recognized them as a new religious order and signed bula of confirmation, Regimini militantis Ecclesiae (On the government militant) church.