Dominic de Guzman (Saint Dominic) was the founder of the Friars Preachers, popularly called the Dominicans or Order of Preachers, a Catholic religious order.
SAINT DOMINIC DE GUZMAN
Dominic de Guzman was born in north-
Dominic was granted written authority in December 1216 and January 1217 by the new pope, Honorius III for an order to be named "The Order of Preachers" ("Ordo Praedicatorum", or "O.P.," popularly known as the Dominican Order).
Throughout his life, Dominic is said to have zealously practiced rigorous self-
After WWII, Pope Pius XII, authorized the Dominicans of Bologna to investigate the
relics of the Founder. Because the Provincial of Lombardy had not received permission
to open the casket, the remains were examined by X-
to 6 August 1221
The marble bust by Carlo Pini (1946) was sculptured according to anthropometric measurements of the skull. This sculpture is preserved in the Saint Dominic's chapel in the San Domenico in Bologna
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