The Mission is a 1986 British film, based on the experiences of Jesuit Missionaries in the 18th Century in South America. It was a well recognized and awarded movie back in the 80’s, including a beautiful musical score, that goes in accordance to the overall message of the film.
St. Ignatius of Loyola organization - the Society of Jesus - mainly engaged in evangelize and apostolic ministry. Jesuits around the word work towards education, social rights, cultural pursuits, hospitals, parishes, and different social ministries based on the country they are in.
The Society of Jesus is open to “whoever desires to serve as a soldier of God.” This movie truly envisions and captures the difficulties of colonization, the ethical, moral and religious dilemma the different characters find themselves in and how they may act according to their beliefs.
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