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Paul III

(Alessandro Farnese; 1468–1549). B. cen. It.; cardinal 1493; pope 1534–49; approved Society* of Jesus 1540; reorganized Inquisition* with HQ at Rome 1542; convened Council of Trent* 1545; patron of Michelangelo.* See also Roman Catholic Confessions, A 1.

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