Dominican Order

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Order o Preachers
Ordo Praedicatorum
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Coat o airms o the order
MottoLaudare, Benedicere, Praedicare ("Tae Praise, Tae Bless, Tae Preach")
Formation1216; 806 years ago (1216)
FoonderSaunt Dominic
TeepMendicant Catholic releegious order
Legal statusInstitute o Consecratit Life
HeidquartersSanta Sabina,
Roum, Italy
Membership (2013)
6,058 (includin 4,470 priests)[1]
Bruno Cadoré
AffiliationsCatholic Kirk

The Order o Preachers (Laitin: Ordo Praedicatorum, postnominal abbreviation O.P.), cried the Dominican Order an aa, is a mendicant Catholic releegious order foondit bi the Spaingie priest Dominic o Caleruega in Fraunce, approved bi Pape Honorius III via the papal bull Religiosam vitam on 22 December 1216.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Order of Friars Preachers – Dominicans". David M. Cheney. Retrieved 18 Januar 2015.