\ˌɒɹətˈɔːɹi͡ənz], \ˌɒɹətˈɔːɹiənz], \ˌɒ_ɹ_ə_t_ˈɔː_ɹ_iə_n_z]\
Definitions of ORATORIANS
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A title specially given to the congregation of regular clerks founded by St. Philip Neri at Rome, early in the sixteenth century. The Oratory at Paris, founded by Cardinal de Berulle, in 1611, produced many eminent men, among them Malebranche and Massillon.
By Henry Percy Smith
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