Spiritual exercises in the Vatican began in 1929, the year of the Lateran Pacts. Simply
because the pope of the time Pius XI was a great admirer of Saint Ignatius of Loyola.
Veronica Scarisbrick speaks to Our popular 'Latin Lover' , Carmelite Father
Reginald Foster about the Latin of the Apostolic Constitution: 'Summorum Pontificum'
in which Saint Ignatius was proclaimed Patron of Spiritual Exercises. Father Foster
claims his students would go crazy over the beginning of a document like this ...
to this programme presented and produced by Veronica Scarisbrick :