Catherine of Siena


Born
in Rome, Italy
March 09, 1347

Died
April 13, 1380

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Saint Catherine of Siena, T.O.S.D. was a tertiary of the Dominican Order, and a Scholastic philosopher and theologian. She also worked to bring the papacy of Gregory XI back to Rome from its displacement in France, and to establish peace among the Italian city-states. Since 18 June 1866 she is one of the two patron saints of Italy, together with St. Francis of Assisi. On 3 October 1970 she was proclaimed a Doctor of the Church by Pope Paul VI, and on 1 October 1999 Pope John Paul II named her as a one of the six patron saints of Europe, together with Benedict of Nursia, Saints Cyril and Methodius, Bridget of Sweden and Edith Stein.

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Catherine of Siena: The Dia...

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Letters of Catherine Benincasa

4.31 avg rating — 35 ratings — published 1905 — 29 editions
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Little Talks With God

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Top 7 Catholic Classics: On...

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The Letters of Catherine of...

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Path of Holiness: Wisdom fr...

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The Prayers of Catherine of...

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Letters of Catherine of Sie...

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A Life of Total Prayer: Sel...

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I, Catherine: Selected Writ...

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