Benedict XIV

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Synonyms for Benedict XIV

pope who was a patron of the arts and who denounced the cruelty to the indigenous peoples of South America (1675-1758)

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Nevertheless, this is a groundbreaking study; already well-established in European historiography, it obligates adjusting the still-prevailing image of Benedict XIV as "enlightened" despite the valiant attempts of correction by Mario Rosa and now C.
For a while, this pope called himself Benedict XIV because he didn't want to bring on bad luck by using number 13.
In a message read out at the Mass, Pope Benedict XIV described Mother Teresa as an "inestimable gift" and said, "this year will be for the church and the world an occasion of joyful gratitude to God.
The final papal prohibition of Chinese rites occurred under Pope Benedict XIV in 1742, when he also extended the ban to the Malabar rites in India.
Greg Watts, the author of a biography of Pope Benedict XIV, said he expected more cases of abuse to surface in the future.
Last year, Yu conducted the China Philharmonic at the Vatican in the Paul VI Auditorium in a concert attended by Pope Benedict XIV.
Summary: Pope Benedict XIV is in Jerusalem, visiting some of the holiest sites in Christianity, Judaism and Islam, on his tour Middle East tour.
The Hermitage Ensemble are touring the UK after recently performing in the Vatican for Pope Benedict XIV.
Benedict of Nursia, the founder of Western monasticism, or Benedict XIV, the Pope of the Enlightenment and friend of Voltaire?
Yet there are a couple of 'musts' for Benedict XIV.
85-99) to the activity of the last Bolognese pope, Benedict XIV (r.
These and similar developments competed with Rome's renewed attempts to tighten its own authority in Church life, as had occurred during the papacy of Benedict XIV (1740-1758).
When Prospero Lambertini was elected in 1740 he thought he was Benedict XIII, but Vatican officials nervously suggested that just possibly the previous Benedict XIII (1394-1417) might after all have been the rightful pope, so he called himself Benedict XIV.
Summary: Pope Benedict XIV is due to meet leading Muslim and Jewish clerics at their holy sites in Jerusalem during his Middle East tour.