The newly elected Pope Francis Bergoglio of Argentina is the first Jesuit to be voted pontiff. Small, private, Jesuit Gonzaga University in Spokane is currently ranked No. 1 in the men's college basketball polls. Nice going Ignatius. I don't know how impressed, Brother Loyola, the founder of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) may be, though. St Ignatius wasn't too excited about titles and high rankings. One of the goals of his "Spiritual Exercises" (his classic devotional) was self-lessness and humility.