Leo XIII

Leo XIII

noun
(Giovanni Vincenzo Pecci) 1810–1903, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1878–1903.
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Leo XIII
 
n
original name Gioacchino Pecci. 1810--1903, pope (1878--1903). His many important encyclicals include Rerum novarum (1891) on the need for Roman Catholics to take action on various social problems

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