Benedict XV


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Ben·e·dict XV

 (bĕn′ĭ-dĭkt′) Originally Giacomo della Chiesa. 1854-1922.
Pope (1914-1922) who sponsored World War I relief efforts and sought to mediate peace.

Benedict XV

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(Biography) original name Giacomo della Chiesa. 1854–1922, pope (1914–22); noted for his repeated attempts to end World War I and for his organization of war relief
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Noun1.Benedict XV - pope who founded the Vatican service for prisoners of war during World War I (1854-1922)Benedict XV - pope who founded the Vatican service for prisoners of war during World War I (1854-1922)
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Pope Benedict XV extended the feast to the Universal Church in 1921.
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Pope Benedict XV had called for an official truce, but German and British commanding forces refused.
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Newman was beatified in 2010 at an open air mass led by Pope Benedict XV dict X 1 at an open air mass in Cofton Park.
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In his encyclical, Pope Benedict XV did not put his finger on the fact that the visitors were quite willing to see the end of World War I.
7) Benedict XV, Encyclical Letter Maximum Illud, 1919.