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Saint Paul

(Encyclopedia)Saint Paul, city (1990 pop. 272,235), state capital and seat of Ramsey co., E Minn., on bluffs along the Mississippi River, contiguous with Minneapolis, forming the Twin Cities metropolitan area; inc....

Paul, Saint

(Encyclopedia)Paul, Saint, d. a.d. 64? or 67?, the apostle to the Gentiles, b. Tarsus, Asia Minor. He was a Jew. His father was a Roman citizen, probably of some means, and Paul was a tentmaker by trade. His Jewish...

North Saint Paul

(Encyclopedia)North Saint Paul, village (1990 pop. 12,376), Ramsey co., SE Minn., a suburb of St. Paul, in a lake resort region; inc. 1888. Electronic equipment, concrete products, furniture, roofing materials, arr...

Saint Paul's Cathedral

(Encyclopedia)Saint Paul's Cathedral, London, masterpiece of Sir Christopher Wren and one of the finest church designs of the English baroque. It stands at the head of Ludgate Hill, where, according to tradition, a...

Paul VI, Saint

(Encyclopedia)Paul VI, Saint, 1897–1978, pope (1963–78), an Italian (b. Concesio, near Brescia) named Giovanni Battista Montini; successor of John XXIII. The broader international outlook of the Vatican unde...

West Saint Paul

(Encyclopedia)West Saint Paul, city (1990 pop. 19,248), Dakota co., SE Minn., a suburb of St. Paul; inc. 1889. Inks, apparel, paper goods, chemicals, and medical supplies are manufactured in the city. ...

South Saint Paul

(Encyclopedia)South Saint Paul, city (1990 pop. 20,197), Dakota co., SE Minn., a suburb of St. Paul, on the Mississippi River; inc. 1887. It was long known for its large stockyards and meatpacking industries. The f...

Timothy, Saint

(Encyclopedia)Timothy, Saint, d. c.100, early Christian, addressee of two books of the New Testament. The son of a Greek father and a Jewish mother, he was the friend and companion of St. Paul. He became first bish...

John Paul II, Saint

(Encyclopedia)John Paul II, Saint 1920–2005, pope (1978–2005), a Pole (b. Wadowice) named Karol Józef Wojtyła; successor of John Paul I. He was the first non-Italian pope elected since the Dutch Adrian VI (15...

Vincent de Paul, Saint

(Encyclopedia)Vincent de Paul, Saint, 1580?–1660, French priest renowned for charitable work, b. Gascony. He was ordained in 1600. There are conflicting stories about his capture by pirates and enslavement in Tun...

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