Ballerini, Pietro

(1698-1769) Theologian and canonist, born Verona, Italy. He wrote a condemnation of usury, defended the Probabiliorist theory in morals, and edited the summae of Saint Antoninus and Saint Raymond. His masterpiece, executed at the desire of Benedict XIV to refute the defective version of Quesnel, is a complete edition of the works of Saint Leo the Great.

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