Celestine Order

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A congregation of the Benedictine Order, founded by the future Celestine V at Monte Morrone in Central Italy. Established in 1259, the abbey secured Papal approval in 1263 and the Order was recognized in 1275. Its discipline was severe. The last house closed in 1785.

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Christianity.

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