From Catholic Commons
This article is for births, deaths, and events in the year 1549.
- November 10 Paul III, who approved the Society of Jesus
- February 1 The first Jesuit missionaries to Brazil sail from Lisbon under Fr. Emmanuel de Nóbrega, SJ
- April 17 Francis Xavier, Cosme de Torres, and Juan Fernández depart Goa for Japan
- December 23 Francis Xavier, SJ is appointed provincial of the newly-erected Indian Province