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Peter Nolasco

(c. 1180—1249)

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articles of faith

articles of faith  

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(ikkarim, Heb., ‘roots’).Formulations of Jewish belief. These are not as important as are creeds in Christianity, since every person born of a Jewish mother is automatically a Jew irrespective ...
Mercedarians

Mercedarians  

A religious order of men founded by St Peter Nolasco to assist in ransoming Christians captured by the Moors; it was confirmed by Gregory IX in 1235. Its main work was collecting alms and raising ...
St Raymond Nonnatus

St Raymond Nonnatus  

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(c.1204–40), Mercedarian missioner. He appears to have been sent to N. Africa, redeemed many slaves, and when his funds were exhausted gave himself up in ransom; for some years he lived among the ...

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