Clement XI

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Synonyms for Clement XI

Italian pope from 1700 to 1721 who condemned Jansenist ideas on papal infallibility

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20, 1704, Clement XI accepted the judgment of the Holy Office (formerly the Inquisition and today the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith) that missionaries in China should be prohibited from using Chinese rites.
In 1701, Pope Clement XI would appoint Bonjour to a commission for the reform of the calendar.
Finding the remains of 18th-century Clement XI, whose papacy lasted 21 years, takes several trips.
Thus began the feast of Our Lady of Victory, later changed by Pope Gregory XIII to the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, and extended to the whole church by Clement XI in 1716.
Johns's Papal Art and Cultural Politics: Rome in the Age of Clement XI (Cambridge, 1993), Collins's thesis is that Pius used the arts in dramatic and important ways to strengthen both his own position as pope and the institution of the papacy.
His grandson sold the library, including the Paper Museum, in 1703 to Pope Clement XI, who sold it on to his nephew Cardinal Alessandro Albani.