Irish playwright. She was a founder and director (1904-1928) of the Abbey Theatre, for which she wrote a number of short plays, including Spreading the News ...
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(Roman Catholic Church) an Italian pope distinguished for his spiritual and temporal leadership; a saint and Doctor of the Church (540?-604)
the Italian pope who fought to establish the supremacy of the pope over the Roman Catholic Church and the supremacy of the church over the state (1020- 1085)