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Volume Z in the Catholic Encyclopedia

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78 Z entries. Click/Touch the letter below to view encyclopedia articles within that volume.

Zádori, János - (DREXLER). Ecclesiastical writer, born at Katloez, County of Neutra, Hungary, 6 March, 1831; ...
Zängerle, Roman Sebastian - Prince- Bishop of Seekan, born at Ober-Kirchberg near Ulm, 20 January, 1771; died at Seekau, 27 ...
Zabarella, Francesco - Cardinal, celebrated canonist, born at Padua, 10 August, 1360; died at Constance, 26 September, ...
Zabulon - One of the twelve sons of Jacob and ancestor of the tribe of the same name ( Genesis 46:14 ; ...
Zacatecas - (DE ZACATECAS). Diocese in the Republic of Mexico, suffragan of Guadalajara. Its area is ...
Zaccaria, Francesco Antonio - Theologian, historian, and prolific writer, born at Venice, 27 March, 1714; died in Rome, 10 ...
Zacconi, Ludovico - Musical theorist, born at Pesaro about 1550; died at Venice, after 1623. He became an ...
Zacharias - ( Hebrew zekharyahu and zekharyah ; meaning " Yahweh remembers ", Sept. Zacharia and ...
Zacharias Chrysopolitanus - A famous exegete of the Premonstratensian Order ; born at Chrysopolis ( Besançon ); ...
Zachary, Canticle of - The Benedictus, given in Luke 1:68-79, is one of the three great canticles in the opening ...
Zachary, Pope Saint - (ZACHARIAS.) Reigned 741-52. Year of birth unknown; died in March, 752. Zachary sprang from a ...
Zahle and Forzol - A Greco-Melchite diocese. In the seventeenth, or perhaps in the sixteenth, century the diocese ...
Zakho - A diocese of Chaldea. It corresponds to the ancient Diocese of Maalta, formerly a suffragan of ...
Zallinger zum Thurn, Jacob Anton - Philosopher and canonist, born at Bozen, 26 July, 1735, died there, 11 January, 1813. He studied ...
Zallwein, Gregor - Canonist, born at Oberviechtach, Oberpfalz, 20 October, 1712; died at Salzburg, 6 or 9 August, ...
Zalvidea, José Maria de - Born at Bilbao, Vizeaya, Spain, 2 March, 1780; d. in 1846. He became a Franciscan at the ...
Zama - Titular see of Numidia. There were two sees of this name: Zama Major and Zama Minor. Zama ...
Zambesi Mission - The prefecture comprises all Rhodesia south of the Zambesi, that part of Bechuanaland which is ...
Zamboanga, Diocese of - (ZAMBOANGENSIS). Philippine Islands. It includes the islands of Basilan, Camiguin, Dinagat, ...
Zamboni, Giuseppe - Priest and physicist, born at Venice, June, 1776; died there 25 July 1846. Shortly after ...
Zamora - (ZAMORENSIS), suffragan of Valladolid. It is bounded on the north by Leon, on the east by ...
Zamora - (ZAMORENSIS). The Diocese of Zamora, located in the Republic of Mexico, comprises almost ...
Zamora - Vicariate Apostolic in South Ecuador, created 3 February, 1893, by Leo XIII. The second ...
Zampieri, Domenico - Properly DOMENICO ZAMPIERI. An Italian painter, born in Bologna, 21 Oct., 1581; died in ...
Zante - (ZACYNTHOS). This Greek diocese, the only suffragan of the Archdiocese of Corfu , is ...
Zantedeschi, Francesco - Priest and physicist, born 1797; died at Padua, 29 March, 1873. For some time Abate Zantedeschi ...
Zanzibar - At a very remote unknown period the eastern coast of Africa was colonized by Asiatic nations, ...
Zapoteca Indians - A powerful and numerous Mexican tribe located chiefly in Oaxaca and Guerrero, forming with the ...
Zara - (JADERA). Located in Dalmatia. Zara has been a diocese since A.D. 381 and since 1146 an ...
Zarai - Titular see of Numidia in Africa, mentioned by the "Itinerarium Antonini", 35, and by the "Tabula ...
Zarlino, Gioseffe - Italian musical theorist, born at Chioggia in 1517; died at Venice, 4 February, 1590. He ...
Zasius, Ulric - A famous jurist, born at Constance in 1461; died at Freiburg, 24 Nov., 1536. After studying at ...
Zeal - (From delos , a derivative of deo "to boil", to "throb with heat"), is "a necessary effect ...
Zegers, Nicholas Tacitus - Famous exegete, born either at Diest or Brussels during the latter half of the fifteenth ...
Zela - Titular see of Asia Minor, suffragan of Amasea in the Helenopontus. In pagan times the city, ...
Zell, Karl - Statesman, philologist, and defender of the rights of the Church, b. at Mannheim, 8 April, 1793; ...
Zell, Ulrich - Publisher, the first printer of Cologne, born at Hanau-on-the-Main, date unknown; died about ...
Zengg-Modrus - (SEGNIENSIS ET MOD-RUSIENSIS SEU CORBAVIENSIS). Located in Hungary ; suffragan of Agram. The ...
Zeno of Elea - Greek philosopher, born at Elea, about 490 B.C. At his birthplace Xenophanes and Parmenides had ...
Zeno, Saint - Entered in the Roman Martyrology on 12 April as a Bishop of Verona martyred under Gallienus. ...
Zenobius, Saint - Bishop of Florence and one of the patrons of that city, b. there in the latter part of the ...
Zenonopolis - Titular see of Asia Minor, suffragan of Seleucia Trachaea in Isauria. The abbreviated form used ...
Zephaniah - The ninth of the twelve Minor Prophets of the Canon of the Old Testament ; preached and wrote ...
Zephyrinus, Pope Saint - (Reigned 198-217). Date of birth unknown; died 20 Dec., 217. After the death of Pope Victor in ...
Zephyrium - A titular see in Cilicia Prima, of Tarsus. Nothing is known of the history of Zephyrium, ...
Zeugma - A titular see of Syria, suffragan of Hierapolis, in the Province of the Euphratensis. The city ...
Zeuss, Johann Kaspar - Born at Vogtendorf, in Upper Franconia, 22 July, 1806; d. there, 10 Nov., 1856. He was the founder ...
Ziegelbauer, Magnoald - Historian, born at Ellwangen, Swabia, 1689; died at Olmütz, 14 January, 1750. He took vows ...
Ziegler, Gregorius Thomas - Bishop of Linz, born at Kirchheim near Augsburg, 7 March, 1770; died at Linz, 15 April, 1852. ...
Zierikzee, Cornelius van - Born at Zierikzee (whence he takes his surname), a town in the Province of Zeeland, Holland, ...
Zigliara, Tommaso Maria - ( Baptismal name, FRANCESCO). Cardinal, theologian, and philosopher, b. at Bonifacio, a ...
Zimmer, Patrick Benedict - Philosopher and theologian, b. at Abtsgmund, Wurtenberg, 22 Feb., 1752; d. at Stenheim near ...
Zingarelli, Niccolò Antonio - Composer, born at Naples, 4 April, 1752; died at Torre del Greco, 5 May, 1837. Having studied at ...
Zingerle, Pius - Celebrated Orientalist, born at Meran, in the Tyrol, 17 March, 1801; died at the Abbey of ...
Zionists - Zionists are followers of the movement to segregate the Jewish people as a nation and to give it ...
Zionites - A sect of visionary fanatics which flourished in the eighteenth century at Ronsdorf in the Duchy ...
Zips - (SZEPES; SCEPUSIENSIS). A diocese in Hungary, suffragan of Agria (Eger), founded by Maria ...
Zircz - ZIRCENSIS or BOCCON. Cistercian abbey, situated in the Diocese of Veszprém , ...
Zita's Home for Friendless Women, Saint - Founded at 158 East 24th Street, New York, by Ellen O'Keefe (Mother Zita) in 1890. Born in County ...
Zita, Saint - Model and heavenly patroness of domestic servants, born early in the thirteenth century of a ...
Zoara - A titular see of Palestina Tertia. It is the ancient Bala or Segor, one of the five cities of ...
Zoega, Jörgen - (GEORGE). Archaeologist and numismatist, born at Daler near Tönder, near the west coast ...
Zolkiewski, Stanislaus - Chancellor of Poland, born in Tuyrnka (Red Russia ), 1547; died at Cecora, 6 Oct., 1620. He ...
Zonaras, John - Byzantine chronicler and canonist, lived from the latter part of the eleventh to about the ...
Zoque Indians - A Mexican tribe dwelling in the western part of Chipas, north of the Sierra Madre, and part of ...
Zosimus - Byzantine historian of the fifth and sixth century; dates of birth and death unknown. Nothing ...
Zosimus, Pope Saint - (Reigned 417-18). Year of birth unknown; died 27 December, 418. After the death of Pope Innocent ...
Zuñi Indians - A Pueblo tribe residing at Zuñi on the bank of the Rio Zuñi near the boundary of ...
Zucchetto - ( zucca , head). The small, round skullcap of the ecclesiastic. The official name is ...
Zulia, Diocese of - (Zuliensis.) Comprises the State of Zulia in the Republic of Venezuela. The Diocese of Zulia was ...
Zululand - A territory in South Africa lying between 28° and 29° S. Latitude and inhabited by the ...
Zumárraga, Juan de - Born at Durango in the Basque provinces in 1468; died in Mexico, 3 June, 1548. He entered the ...
Zurbaran, Francisco - Born in the suburb of Fuente de Cantos in Estramadure, on the boundaries of Andalusia, Nov., ...
Zurich - The capital of the Swiss canton of the same name which is the second largest and richest of the ...
Zurla, Giacinto Placido - Cardinal Vicar of Rome, writer on medieval geography, born at Legnano, of noble parents, 2 ...
Zwettl - (CLARAVALLIS AUSTRIAE). A filiation of Heiligenkreuz, of the line of Morimond, situated in ...
Zwingli, Ulrich - (Also, Huldreich ) Founder of the Reformation in Switzerland, born at Wildhaus in ...
Zwirner, Ernst Friedrich - Architect, born at Jakobswalde in Silesia in 1802; died at Cologne in 1861. He studied at ...

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