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founder of the Theatine Order. A priest in Rome, with Pietro Carafa (later Paul IV) and two others in 1524 he founded the congregation known as the Theatines for clerics bound by vow and living in common, but engaged in pastoral work. Feast day, 8 (formerly 7) Aug.

Subjects: Christianity — Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).

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