Butler's Lives of the Saints: April
For more than two centuries, "Butler's" has been one of the best known, most widely consulted hagiographies. In its brief and authoritative entries, readers can find a wealth of knowledge on the lives and deeds of the saints, as well as their ecclesiastical and historical importance since canonization.
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21 ST ANSELM, Bishop and Doctor (c. 1033-1 109) Anselm was born about the
year 1033 in Aosta, a town on the border of Lombardy and Burgundy. His father,
Gundulf, was an important man in the town and was said by Anselm's biographer
Anselm was successful in all these areas, and his period as abbot added a great
deal to Bec's standing. He made several visits to England, where the abbey
owned estates and where Lanfranc had become archbishop of Canterbury, and ...
The pope wrote to the English king ordering him to allow Anselm to return and
exercise his office freely, threatening excommunication if he did not comply.
Anselm returned to Lyons and waited, but nothing happened until the king's
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SS Agape Chionia and Irene martyrs
ST FRANCIS OF PAOLA founder
ST RICHARD OF CHICHESTER bishop
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