Q. Consider the following statements :
1. St. Francis Xavier was one of the founding members of the Jesuit Order.
2. St. Francis Xavier died in Goa and a church is dedicated to him there.
3. The Feast of St. Francis Xavier is celebrated in Goa each year.
Which of the statements given above are correct?
Why this Question) ASI begin restoration of St Francis Xavier’s 400-year-old casket in Goa.
Exp) Option c is correct
Statement 1 is correct. St. Francis Xavier was one of the founders of the Jesuit order. He was a Spanish saint.
Statement 2 is incorrect. He died on the island of Sancian (now Shang-ch’uan Tao, off the Chinese coast) while trying to gain entrance to China , which was then closed to foreigners.
Statement 3 is correct. Every year the feast of St. Francis Xavier is celebrated in Goa on 3rd of December.