1965May 22by JRSJCAP Jesuit Father Pedro Arrupe, superior general of the Jesuits from 1965 to 1983, is pictured in an undated photo. Photo by Don Doll, SJ. He lived most of his missionary life in Asia and was once the superior of Jesuits in Japan, prays at the Jesuit office in Rome.22nd May 1965, Father Pedro Arrupe Elected as 28th Superior General of SJ. Pope John Paul II blesses Fr. Pedro Arrupe, the 28th Superior General of the Jesuits. Related Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Name * Email * Website Comment * Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.