Definition of Camerlengo

1. Noun. chamberlain; the cardinal who administers the Roman Catholic Church in the interregnum between Popes ¹



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Definition of Camerlengo

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Literary usage of Camerlengo

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"This is also the sense of the Italian term camerlengo, still borne at Rome by ... (1) The camerlengo of the Holy Roman Church is the administrator of the ..."

2. The History of the Popes, from the Close of the Middle Ages: Drawn from the by Ludwig Pastor, Ralph Francis Kerr, Frederick Ignatius Antrobus (1908)
"193) Cibo received the office of camerlengo "excluso Armellino qui magnam controversiam fecerit," as we are told by Biagio di Barone Martinelli da Cesena in ..."

3. The Papal Conclaves, as They Were and as They are by Thomas Adolphus Trollope (1876)
"The camerlengo.—Mode of living of tho Cardinals.—First day in Conclave. ... the camerlengo Cardinal will call thrice as he strikes on the senseless forehead ..."

4. Pope Leo XIII, His Life and Work by Julien de Narfon (1899)
"As far back as the days of Pius II, these were the duties of the camerlengo. He is the permanent head of the financial department of the Apostolic See. ..."

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