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Clement VI - (1342-1352)

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Clement VI Born Pierre Roger c. 1291 in Aquitaine, Clement VI was the fourth pope to serve from Avignon. Before his election in 1342, he had been chancellor of ... Read More

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(P IERRE R OGER )

Born 1291 in the castle of Maumont, departmentof Corrèze, France, elected pope, 7 May, 1342, at Avignon, where he died 6 December, 1352. At the age of ten he entered the Benedictine monastery of La Chaise-Dieu (Haute- Loire), where he made his religious profession . After devoting some time to study at Paris, he graduated as Read More


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Reading 1, Second Samuel 7:1-5, 8-11, 16
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Psalm, Psalms 89:2-3, 4-5, 27, 29
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