Prospero Lambertini

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Noun1.Prospero Lambertini - pope who was a patron of the arts and who denounced the cruelty to the indigenous peoples of South America (1675-1758)
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More exact legal criteria than were earlier explicitly employed did not get established until the 18th century when the eminent canonist Prospero Lambertini, who himself would later become pope, taking the name Benedict XIV, set out regulations for naming a Doctor of the church as part of his ambitious program of proscribing legal procedures for beatification and canonization of saints.
1740-1758), who as Prospero Lambertini helped define the practice of sacred music by the filarmonici.