Pistoia, Synod of
Pistoia, Synod of
Held in 1786 by Scipio de' Ricci in an effort to advance Jansenism

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  • Roman Catholic Diocese of Pistoia — The Italian Catholic diocese of Pistoia is located in the Province of Florence. It has existed since the third century. From 1653 to 1954, the historic diocese was the diocese of Pistoia and Prato. The diocese of Prato has been separate from… …   Wikipedia

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