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Laynez, Diego
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(Lainez; 1512, Almazán, Castile – Jan 19, 1565, Rome) studied at the University of Alcalá from 1528 onward (B.A., 1531; M.A., 1532), and later went to Paris, where he soon became the most zealous and closest disciple of Ignatius of Loyola. He did the spiritual exercises and took his vows on Montmartre on Aug 15, 1534. After further theological studies in Paris and Rome and ordination in Venice in 1537, he was dispatched to the Council of Trent in 1546, where he participated in all the Council's sessions. There, he strongly opposed the (Augustinian) doctrine of the duplex iust…

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Schneider, Bernd Christian, “Laynez, Diego”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 12 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_12712>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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