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Clement XII - (1730-1740)

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(LORENZO CORSINI).

Born at Florence, 7 April, 1652; elected 12 July, 1730; died at Rome 6 February, 1740. The pontificate of the saintly Orsini pope, Benedict XIII , from the standpoint of the spiritual interests of the Church, had left nothing to be desired. He had, however, given over temporal concerns into the ... Read More


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