Saint Boniface
Saint Boniface (Latin: Bonifatius) (c. 675? – 5 June 754), born Winfrid, Wynfrith, or Wynfryth in the kingdom of Wessex in Anglo-Saxon England, was a leading figure in the Anglo-Saxon mission to t...
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Gaetano Aloisi Masella
Gaetano Aloisi Masella (September 30, 1826 – November 22, 1902) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Prefect of the Congregation of Rites from 1899 until his death, and...
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Galeazzo Marescotti
Galeazzo Marescotti (October 1, 1627– July 3, 1726) was an Italian cardinal.
He was born in Vignanello, Italy. His father was named Sforza Marescotti and his mother was Vittoria Ruspoli, both born...
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Sergio Pignedoli
Sergio Pignedoli (4 June 1910 – 15 June 1980) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as President of the Secretariat for Non-Christians from 1973 to 1980, and was elevated to ...
Second Vatican Council
The Second Vatican Council (Latin: Concilium Oecumenicum Vaticanum Secundum or informally known as Vatican II) addressed relations between the Roman Catholic Church and the modern world. It was the tw...
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Jean-Louis Tauran
Jean-Louis Pierre Tauran (Latin: Ioannes Aloisius Petrus Tauran; born 5 April 1943) is a French cardinal of the Catholic Church. He is the president of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Di...
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Eugene Nugent
Eugene Martin Nugent JCD (born 21 October 1958) is the Apostolic Nuncio to Madagascar and Apostolic Delegate to the Comoros and to Reunion since 13 February 2010. He had previously served with the ran...
Adolfo Tito Yllana
Adolfo Tito Yllana (born 6 February 1948, Naga City, Philippines) is a Roman Catholic archbishop and the Apostolic Nuncio to Australia. He undertook religious studies from the Holy Rosary Seminary als...
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Francesco Marchetti Selvaggiani
Francesco Marchetti-Selvaggiani (1 October 1871 – 13 January 1951) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Secretary of the Congregation for the Propagation of the Fai...
Giovanni Coppa
Giovanni Coppa (born 9 November 1925) is an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He has served as a diplomat of the Holy See, and was elevated to the cardinalate in 2007.
Born in Alba, G...
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Nicholas of Cusa
Nicholas of Kues (1401 – 11 August 1464), also referred to as Nicolaus Cusanus and Nicholas of Cusa, was a German philosopher, theologian, jurist, and astronomer. One of the first German proponents o...
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Hubert of Palestrina
Hubert of Palestrina was an Italian papal legate and Cardinal.He was created bishop of Palestrina in 1068. He was legate, with Gerald of Ostia, to the Emperor Henry IV, for Pope Gregory VII; a tempora...
Pier Paolo Vergerio
Pier (also: Pietro) Paolo Vergerio (c. 1498 – October 4, 1565) (Latin: Vergerius, Slovene: Peter Pavel Vergerius mlajši, also spelled Vergerij) was an Italian religious reformer. Although at f...
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Pope Urban VII
Pope Urban VII (Latin: Urbanus VII; 4 August 1521 – 27 September 1590), born Giovanni Battista Castagna, was Pope from 15 to 27 September 1590. His twelve-day papacy was the shortest in history.
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Francesco Vitelli
Francesco Vitelli (1586–1646) was a Roman Catholic ecclesiastic in the papal service.Vitelli was born in Città di Castello. He was made titular archbishop of Thessalonica (16 August 1632), the...
Nicholas Goudanus
Nicholas Goudanus (also de Gouda) (c.1517–1565) was a Dutch Jesuit and papal diplomat.
His surname was originally Floris (Florisz). He worked with Peter Canisius on the mission to reclaim German P...
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Adriano Bernardini
Adriano Bernardini (born 13 August 1942) is the current Apostolic Nuncio to Italy and San Marino, a post to which he was appointed on 15 November 2011.On 31 March 1968, he was ordained a priest for th...
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Simon of St Quentin
Simon of St Quentin (fl. 1245-48) was a Dominican friar and diplomat who accompanied Ascelin of Lombardia on an embassy which Pope Innocent IV sent to the Mongols in 1245. Simon’s account of the missi...
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Antonio Mennini
Antonio Mennini (born 2 September 1947) is an Italian prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He has served as the Nuncio to Great Britain since 18 December 2010, having been appointed by Pope Benedict ...
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