Leo XIII


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Leo XIII

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(Biography) original name Gioacchino Pecci. 1810–1903, pope (1878–1903). His many important encyclicals include Rerum novarum (1891) on the need for Roman Catholics to take action on various social problems
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Noun1.Leo XIII - Italian pope from 1878 to 1903 who was interested in the advancement of learning and who opened the Vatican secret archives to all scholars
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