Consistory, Papal
Consistory, Papal
The origin of the papal consistory is closely connected with the history of the Roman presbytery or body of the Roman clergy

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  • Papal conclave, 1769 — A papal conclave which lasted from February 15 to May 19, 1769 was convoked after the death of Pope Clement XIII. It elected as his successor Cardinal Lorenzo Ganganelli, who took the name Clement XIV. Death of Clement XIII Clement XIII died… …   Wikipedia

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