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Pope Celestinus ordained the introit and the gloria in excelsis.

Pope Gregory the Great ordered the kyrie eleison to be repeated nine times, and introduced the prayer.

Pope Gelasius ordained the Epistle and Gospel.

Pope Damasus introduced the Credo.

Pope Alexander put into the canon the following clause: ‘Qui pridie quam pateretur

Pope Sextus introduced the Sanctus.

Pope Innocent the pax.

Pope Leo the Oràte Fratres, and the words in the canon: ‘Sanctum Sacrificium et immaculatiani Hostram.ʹ


E. Kinesman: Lives of the Saints, p. 187 (1623).

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