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Pius Melia

(1800—1883) Roman Catholic priest


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Pius Melia was born in Rome and died in London on 25 May 1883. The first half of his life was spent in Rome, where he studied, received a DD, became a priest of the Catholic Church, and taught literature at the Jesuits' College. In 1848 he moved to England as a missionary. He worked to improve the conditions of Italian immigrants and to defend imported Italian children from abuse.

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From The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Philosophy.


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