Why had France turned against the Jesuits?

What will become of my Indians? They will go back to their heathen ways! Oh mon Dieu! Father Watrin wants me to return to France with him and seek support there. We have many friends in Paris who know someone who has been here, lived here among us. They know how hard we have worked to care for our people. "...failed to take care of our missions," they charge! "...failed to take care..."--oh what an abomination!

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