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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, Jeremiah 2:1-3, 7-8, 12-13
The word of Yahweh came to me, saying, 'Go and shout this in ... Read More

Psalm, Psalms 36:6-7, 8-9, 10-11
your saving justice is like towering mountains, your judgements ... Read More

Gospel, Matthew 13:10-17
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St. John Boste
July 24: One of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales. He was born ... Read More