Sentence Examples


  • He was beatified by Benedict XIII.
  • He was made cardinal-priest of Sti Nereo ed Achilleo and administrator of the bishopric of Avignon by Benedict XII.
  • He arrived at the abbey just about the feast of St Benedict (the 21st of March 1522), and there made a confession of his life to a priest belonging to the monastery.
  • He may be reckoned the most illustrious pope since Benedict XIV., and under him the papacy acquired a prestige unknown since the middle ages.
  • The monastery of Wearmouth was founded by Benedict Biscop in 674, and that of Jarrow in 681-682.