Innocent XII

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Italian pope from 1691 to 1700 who abolished nepotism within the church hierarchy and was universally loved for his charity and piety

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The author also implies that the condemnation of Madame Guyon was largely because of Bossuet's misogyny, but it was the archbishop, Fenelon, not Madame Guyon, who received the more formal rebuke by Pope Innocent XII in 1699 (135-136).