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  • 141Portugal — • A country on the west side of the Iberian Peninsula Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Portugal     Portugal     † …

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  • 142Vittorino da Feltre — • Humanist educator (1397 1446) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Vittorino Da Feltre     Vittorino da Feltre     † …

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  • 143Archdiocese of Chicago —     Archdiocese of Chicago     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Archdiocese of Chicago     (Chicagiensis).     Diocese created 28 November, 1842; raised to the rank of an archdiocese, 10 September, 1880; comprises the State of Illinois, U.S.A., north of …

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  • 144Archdiocese of Montreal —     Archdiocese of Montreal     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Archdiocese of Montreal     Metropolitan of the ecclesiastical Province of Montreal. Suffragans: the Dioceses of Saint Hyacinthe, Sherbrooke, Valleyfield, and Joliette. Catholic population …

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  • 145Cola di Rienzi —     Cola di Rienzi     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Cola di Rienzi     (i.e., NICOLA, son of Lorenzo)     A popular tribune and extraordinary historical figure. His father was an innkeeper at Rome in the vicinity of the Trastevere; though it was… …

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  • 146Council of Constance —     Council of Constance     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Council of Constance     A (partly) ecumenical council held at Constance, now in the Grand Duchy of Baden, from 5 Nov., 1414, to 22 April, 1418. Its forty five general sessions were devoted… …

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  • 147Established Church of Scotland —     Established Church of Scotland     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Established Church of Scotland     The religious organization which has for three centuries and a half claimed the adherence of the majority of the inhabitants of Scotland, may be… …

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  • 148Ferdinand Verbiest —     Ferdinand Verbiest     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Ferdinand Verbiest     Missionary and astronomer, b. at Pitthem near Coutrai, Belgium, 9 Oct., 1623; d. at Peking, 28 January, 1688. He entered the Society of Jesus on 2 Sept., 1641, and… …

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  • 149Henry Edward Cardinal Manning —     Henry Edward Manning     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Henry Edward Manning     Cardinal Priest ( see Cardinal, I ) of Sts. Andrew and Gregory on the Coelian Hill and second Archbishop of Westminster, b. 15 July, 1808; d. 14 January, 1892.… …

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  • 150John Calvin —     John Calvin     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► John Calvin     This man, undoubtedly the greatest of Protestant (Protestantism) divines, and perhaps, after St. Augustine, the most perseveringly followed by his disciples of any Western writer on… …

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  • 151Martin of Cochem —     Martin of Cochem     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Martin of Cochem     A celebrated German theologian, preacher and ascetic writer, born at Cochem, a small town on the Moselle, in 1630; died in the convent at Waghäusel, 10 September, 1712. He… …

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  • 152Pierre-Guillaume-Frederic Le Play —     Pierre Guillaume Frédéric Le Play     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pierre Guillaume Frédéric Le Play     A French economist, born at La Rivière (Calvados), 11 April, 1806; died at Paris, 5 April, 1882. His childhood was spent among Christian… …

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  • 153St. Apollinaris —     ♦ St. Apollinaris     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Apollinaris     One of the first great martyrs of the church. He was made Bishop of Ravenna by St. Peter himself. The Miracles he wrought there soon attracted official attention, for they… …

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  • 154St. Leander of Seville —     St. Leander of Seville     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Leander of Seville     Bishop of that city, b. at Carthage about 534, of a Roman family established in that city; d. at Seville, 13 March, 600 or 601. Some historians claim that his… …

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  • 155St. Thomas More —     St. Thomas More     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Thomas More     Saint, knight, Lord Chancellor of England, author and martyr, born in London, 7 February, 1477 78; executed at Tower Hill, 6 July, 1535.     He was the sole surviving son of… …

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  • 156The Counter-Reformation —     The Counter Reformation     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Counter Reformation     The subject will be considered under the following heads:     I. Significance of the term II. Low ebb of Catholic fortunes III. St. Ignatius and the Jesuits,… …

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  • 157The Oxford Movement (1833-1845) —     The Oxford Movement (1833 1845)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Oxford Movement (1833 1845)     The Oxford Movement may be looked upon in two distinct lights. The conception which lay at its base, according to the Royal Commission on… …

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  • 158University of Louvain —     University of Louvain     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► University of Louvain     In order to restore the splendour of Louvain, capital of his Duchy of Brabant, John IV of the House of Burgundy petitioned the papal authority for the establishment …

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  • 159Characters of Shakespear's Plays —   …

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  • 160Gormenghast (series) — The Gormenghast series is three novels, by Mervyn Peake, featuring Castle Gormenghast and the title character of the first book Titus Groan. Contents 1 Works in the series 2 Genre and style 3 Setting …

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