New Catholic Dictionary – Pope Clement XII

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Lorenzo Corsini) (1730-1740) Born Florence, 1652; died Rome. He was Archbishop of Nicomedia, nuncio to Vienna, and Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati. As pope, he established a foreign mission among the Copts in Egypt, promulgated the first decree against Freemasonry, encouraged reunion with the Greek Church, beautified Rome, and improved its public works.

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  • “Pope Clement XII”. New Catholic Dictionary. Saints.SQPN.com. 16 August 2012. Web. 21 October 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/new-catholic-dictionary-pope-clement-xii/>