Nepals pioneer Jesuit

Moran of Kathmandu: Pioneer Priest, Educator, and Ham Radio Voice of the Himalayas

by Donald A. Messerschmidt

White Orchid Press, Bangkok.

1997314 pp, NPR 650

'Authorised' biography of Fr Moran of Kathmandu. 

Ever since the founding of the Society of Jesus in 1534, the Jesuits have had a simple but formible tast. They had "to be ready to live in any part of the world where there was hope of God's greater glory and the good of souls". And when one examines their nearly 500-year-old history, it becomes obvious that the Society of Jesus has been a successful organisation, too successful, some would say.

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