2 April, 1762, at Paris Marash - An Armenian Catholic Diocese Maratta, Carlo - An Italian painter, b.
Charles - Irish Franciscan priest who was executed at Ruthin in Wales in 1679.
Short article includes a statement by the martyr Mai, Angelo - Roman cardinal and celebrated philologist, b.
in France (parentage, place and date of birth unknown); d. at Toulouse, 22 July, 1502 Maimbourg, Louis - French church historian, b. at Paris, 13 August, 1686 Maimonides, Teaching of Moses - Article by William Turner discusses this Jewish thinker's life and doctrines Maina Indians - A group of tribes constituting a distinct linguistic stock, the Mainan, ranging along the north bank of the Maranon Maine - Commonly known as the Pine Tree State, but is sometimes called the Star in the East Maine de Biran, François-Pierre-Gonthier - A philosopher; born at Grateloup near Bergerac, Dordogne, France, 29 November, 1766; died at Paris, 16 July, 1824 Maintenon, Françoise, Marquise de - Born at Niort, 28 November 1635; died at Saint-Cyr, 15 April 1719. Gerard - Tailor, Redemptorist, called 'Father of the Poor,' d. 18 September or 6 December, 1689, at Menaggio, in Italy; d.
12 August, 1762 Maillard, Oliver - Celebrated preacher, b. She was the granddaughter of the celebrated Protestant writer, Agrippa d'Aubigne Mainz - German town and bishopric in Hesse; formerly the seat of an archbishop and elector Maipure Indians - A former important group of tribes on the Upper Orinoco River, from above the Meta to the entrance of the Cassiquiare, in Venezuela and Columbia, speaking dialects of the Arawakan stock Maisonneuve, Paul de Chomedey de - Founder of Montreal (d. Petershurg, 12 June, 1852 Maitland - Located in New South Wales. 1755 Majorca and Iviza - A suffragan of Valencia, with the episcopal residence at Palma on the Island of Majorca Majordomo - Chief steward of the household of the pope Majority - The state of a person or thing greater, or superior, in relation to another person or thing Majunke, Paul - Catholic journalist, born at Gross-Schmograu in Silesia, 14 July, 1842; died at Hochkirch near Glogau, 21 May, 1899 Malabar - The name of a district of India stretching about 145 miles along the west coast, south of Mangalore, in the general region of present-day Kerala Malabar Rites - Certain customs or practices of the natives of South India, which the Jesuit missionaries allowed their neophytes to retain after conversion, but which were afterwards prohibited by the Holy See Malacca - The Diocese of Malacca comprises the southern portions of the Malay Peninsula, otherwise known as the Straits Settlements Malachias - Examination of the Old Testament prophet and book Malachy, Saint - Abbot of Bangor, later Archbishop of Armagh, d. 21 September, 1761, at Lisbon Malatesta, House of - The name of an Italian family prominent in the history of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, famous alike in the poetry of Dante and in the annals of the early Renaissance Malchus - A name common in the Semitic languages and of special interest as being that borne by the Jewish servant whose ear was struck off by St.
Filippo Neri, at Rome, whom Pius VI created titular Bishop of Cyrene and provost of the Congregation for the correction of the liturgical books of Oriental Rites Magliabechi, Antonio - Italian scholar and librarian, b. there, 4 July, 1714 Magna Carta - The charter of liberties granted by King John of England in 1215 and confirmed with modifications by Henry III in 1216, 1217, and 1225 Magnesia - A titular see in Lydia, suffragan of Ephesus Magnien, Alphonse - An educator of the clergy, born at Bleymard, in the Diocese of Mende, France, 9 June, 1837; died 21 December, 1902 Magnificat - The title commonly given to the Latin text and vernacular translation of the Canticle (or Song) of Mary Magnus, Olaus - Swedish historian and geographer, b. at Rome, 1 Aug., 1558 Magnus, Saint - His 'life' was re-edited twice, so that he is said in it to be a contemporary of St.
Gall (early seventh century) but also of the first bishop of Augsburg (mid-eighth century) Magnus, Valerianus - Born at Milan, 1586, presumably of the noble family of de Magni; died at Salzburg, 29 July, 1661.
Giuseppe dei Falegnami, via di Marforio, Rome, is generally accepted as being identical with 'the prison ... around 476 Mammon - Mamona; the spelling Mammona is contrary to the textual evidence and seems not to occur in printed Bibles till the edition of Elzevir Man - Includes sections on the nature of man, the origin of man, and the end of man Manahem - King of Israel Manahen, Saint - Or Manaen. He was the son of James Mangan, a grocer, and of Catherine Smith Manharter - A politico-religious sect which arose in Tyrol in the first half of the nineteenth century Manichæism - A religion founded by the Persian Mani in the latter half of the third century Manifestation of Conscience - A practice in many religious orders and congregations, by which subjects manifest the state of their conscience to the superior, in order that the latter may know them intimately, and thus further their spiritual progress Manila - This archdiocese comprises the city of Manila, the provinces of Bataan, Bulacan, Cavite, Mindoro, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, Rizal, Tarlac, and Zambales; and the Districts of Infanta and Marinduque in the Province of Tayabas Manila Observatory - Founded by Father Frederic Faura, S.
in the middle of the city, overlooking the forum', mentioned by Livy (I, xxxiii) Mamertus, Claudianus - Gallo-Roman theologian and the brother of St. Mentioned in Scripture, and traditionally believed to have been one of the first Christians in Antioch Manasses - The name of seven persons of the Bible, a tribe of Israel, and one of the apocryphal writings Mance, Jeanne - Foundress of the Montreal Hotel-Dieu, and one of the first women settlers in Canada, b. at Montreal, 19 June, 1673 Manchester - A suffragan of the Archdiocese of Boston, U. A Manchuria - A north-eastern division of the Chinese Empire and the cradle of the present  imperial dynasty Mandan Indians - Tribe occupying jointly with the Hidatsa (Minitari or Grosventre) and Arikara (Ree) the Fort Berthold reservation, on both sides of the Missouri, near its conjunction with the Knife River, North Dakota Mandeville, Jean de - The author of a book of travels much read in the Middle Ages, died probably in 1372 Manfredonia - The city of Manfredonia is situated in the province of Foggia in Apulia, Central Italy, on the borders of Mount Gargano Mangalore - Diocese on the west coast of India, suffragan of Bombay Mangan, James Clarence - Irish poet, b. J., in 1865; constituted officially The Philippine Weather Bureau by decree of the American governor, May, 1901 Maniple - An ornamental vestment in the form of a band, a little over a yard long and from somewhat over two to almost four inches wide, which is placed on the left arm in such manner that it falls in equal length on both sides of the arm Manitoba - History of the Canadian province Mann, Theodore Augustine - English naturalist and historian, b. at Prague in Bohemia, 23 Feb., 1809 Manna - The food miraculously sent to the Israelites during their forty years sojourn in the desert (Exodus 16 and Numbers 11:6-9) Manning, Henry Edward - Cardinal Archbishop of Westminster (1808-1892) Mannyng, Robert - Poet, from Bourne in Lincolnshire, England Mansard, François - French architect, born in Paris, probably of Italian stock, in 1598; died there, 1666 Mansard, Jules - French architect, grand-nephew of Francois, was originally Jules Hardouin, but took the name of Mansard; was born in Paris, 1646; died at Marly 1708 Mansi, Gian Domenico - Italian prelate and scholar born at Lucca, of a patrician family, 16 February, 1692; died archbishop of that city, 27 September, 1769 Mantegna, Andrea - Biography of the Italian painter Mantelletta - An outer vestment reaching to the knees, open in front, with slits instead of sleeves on the sides Mantua - Diocese of Mantua (Mantuana), in Lombardy Mantuanus, Baptista - Carmelite, Renaissance poet, d. between 12 Maphrian - The Syriac word mafriano signifies one who fructifies, a consecrator.
626 Maelruan, Saint - Founder and first abbot of Tallacht, d. His authority extends over all matters concerning the daily personal service of His Holiness Maffei, Bernardino - Poet, orator, antiquarian (1514-1549) Maffei, Francesco - Italian painter (d.
1660) Maffei, Marchese Francesco Scipione - Italian litterateur and archaeologist, b. there, 11 Feb., 1755 Maffei, Raffaelo - Humanist, historian and theologian (1451-1522) Magaud, Antoine-Dominique - French painter, b. there, 1899 Magdala - It is perhaps the Migdal-El mentioned in the Old Testament (Joshua ) belonging to the tribe of Nephtali Magdalens - The members of certain religious communities of penitent women who desired to reform their lives Magdeburg - Capital of the Prussian Province of Saxony, situated on the Elbe; pop.
1676) Maistre, Joseph-Marie, Comte de - Biographical article, summarizing his chief arguments for authority and against Gallicanism Maistre, Xavier de - French romance writer, younger brother of Joseph-Marie, Comte de Maistre, b. Maitland, the principal settlement on Hunter River, was chosen as the title for a bishop in 1848 Majano, Benedetto da - A well-known Florentine sculptor and architect of the Renaissance, b. Peter Maldonado, Juan - A theologian and exegete, b.