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The Barnabites were regular clerics (originally sons) of St. Paul (CRSP), later named after the mother-house of St. Barnabas in Milan, where the order was established in 1530. Its founders were Antonius Maria Zaccaria, an advocate of Catholic reform in Lombardy and Venetia, Bartholomew Ferrari and Jacob Morigia. The purpose of the order was to provide intensive spiritual support, but also to function as a people's mission. Finally approved in 1543, the order was active in France, …

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Heim, Manfred, “Barnabites”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 16 December 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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