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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Clerks Regular for the Care of the Sick

A religious order founded at Rome in 1582 by Saint Camillus de Lellis to tend the plague-stricken and to minister to the sick in their homes. It was approved by Pope Sixtus V in 1586 and erected into an order by Pope Gregory XIV in 1591. The Order maintains a web site.

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Entry for 'Clerks Regular for the Care of the Sick'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ncd/c/clerks-regular-for-the-care-of-the-sick.html. 1910.

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