Antonio Pignatelli


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Noun1.Antonio Pignatelli - Italian pope from 1691 to 1700 who abolished nepotism within the church hierarchy and was universally loved for his charity and piety
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He is Antonio Pignatelli, and in this respect he is no different, really, than the young peasant Jeanne who becomes the Iron Maiden.
At this crucial point in the monodrama, Innocent the man "subordinates" his perspective as papal, analytical judge to his perspective as the humanly limited Antonio Pignatelli, inserting himself into the action of the sordid story that he is reading and performing the text of the documents before him.
A este siguen otros Pignatelli ilustres, como los Papas que pertenecieron a la familia Pignatelli: Juan Pedro Carafa, que tomo el nombre de Pablo IV (1555-59), y Antonio Pignatelli, principe de Minervino y Carafa, que fue elevado al pontificado en 1691 con el nombre de Inocencio XII, <<trisabuelo>> de nuestro futuro santo.