Gregory XIII


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Gregory XIII

Originally Ugo Buoncompagni. 1502-1585.
Pope (1572-1585) who established many Catholic universities and seminaries and sponsored the adoption of the Gregorian calendar (1582).

Gregory XIII

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(Biography) 1502–85, pope (1572–85). He promoted the Counter-Reformation and founded seminaries. His reformed (Gregorian) calendar was issued in 1582
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Often, they bear little resemblance to Pope Gregory XIII's preferred method.
But Pope Gregory XIII decided to move the year's start to January, when the dominant Catholic Church adopted the Gregorian Calendar in the late 16th century.
Although its origins are uncertain, he most likely explanation is it started after the 16th century Pope Gregory XIII decided to adopt the Gregorian alendar, which meant New Year's Day would move from April 1 to January 1.
1582: Pope Gregory XIII announced the new Gregorian calendar, replacing the Julian calendar.
The change happened in 1582 when Pope Gregory XIII issued a papal bill to get the calendar in sync with astronomical events like summer and winter solstice.
The Gregorian calendar was introduced 400 years ago by Pope Gregory XIII in 1582.
" The Pope apparently told Osaka Archbishop Thomas Manyo Cardinal Maeda in a letter to be his envoy to the upcoming 60th anniversary celebration of the post-war Manila Cathedral in Intramuros, Manila, that his predecessor Gregory XIII would not have thought how prosperous the Catholic Church would be in the entire archipelago.
"When our predecessor Gregory XIII established around 440 years ago the Diocese of Manila, comprising the entire archipelago, had he thought at that time of how prosperous the development of the Catholic faith there would be?" read the letter posted by the Manila Cathedral in its Facebook page.
Lilius is primarily known as the first author of the Gregorian Calendar and his reform was presented to Pope Gregory XIII by his brother Antonio.
1582: Pope Gregory XIII announced the new Gregorian calendar, to replace the Julian calendar.
Mardi Gras is Fat Tuesday in French: The celebration was first recognized by Pope Gregory XIII in 1582 and originally began as a French Christian festival.
6, 1579, Pope Gregory XIII issued a papal bull in Rome establishing the Diocese of Manila and the construction of a cathedral in the city of Manila.