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Clement XIV - (1769-1774)

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(L ORENZO –or G IOVANNI V INCENZO A NTONIO –G ANGANELLI ).

Born at Sant’ Arcangelo, near Rimini, 31 October, 1705; died at Rome, 22 September, 1774.

At the death of Clement XIII the Church was in dire distress. Gallicanism and Jansenism, Febronianism and Read More


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