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Urban VIII

noun
1.
Italian pope from 1623 to 1644 who sanctioned the condemnation of Galileo but later freed him (1568-1644).  Synonym: Maffeo Barberini.






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... instrument be it known to all that in the year of the birth of our same Lord Jesus Christ, 1631, the fourteenth indiction, the twenty-ninth day of March, and the eighth year of the pontificate of our most holy father in Christ and our lord Urban VIII, by divine Providence pope, the reverend brethren of the Order of Saint Augustine resident in the province of the Philippines, who made their profession in Spain, have proceeded against the brethren similarly resident in the same province, who were received into the order in the Indias. ...
— The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 (Vol 28 of 55) • Various



Words linked to "Urban VIII" :   Vicar of Christ, Catholic Pope, Bishop of Rome, pontiff, Holy Father, Roman Catholic Pope, pope



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