Angelis, Filippo De

Angelis, Filippo DE

an Italian canonist, was born at Canterano, near Subiaco, February 10, 1824. He studied philosophy and theology at Rome, and after having received holy orders in 1846, practiced law. When quite young he was made professor of canon law at Rome. In 1871 he resigned his position, and died March 5, 1881. Pope Leo XIII, who appreciated his great talents as a teacher and expounder of canon law, made him canon of Maria Maggiore. He wrote Proelectiones Juris Canonici ad Methodum Decretalium Gregorii Exacte ( Rome, 1877-80, 3 volumes. See Streber, in Wetzer u. Welte's Kirchenlexikon, s.v. (B.P.)

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