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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His reputation for holiness and observance of the Rule spread, and in 1170 he
was invited by the bishop of the Danish diocese of Roskilde to carry out a reform
of monastic life in that country. William accepted and with three companions ...
Leo is usually regarded as the first pope of the great Gregorian reform, but
perhaps it would be fairer to see him as the link between two worlds, with a foot in
each: he owed his position to the secular power of the day and was too ready to
The accession of St Gregory VII (25 May) strengthened the links between Hugh
and the papacy in the cause of reform, for Gregory had been affiliated to Cluny.
During the bitter quarrel between the pope and the emperor, Henry IV, Hugh ...
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SS Agape Chionia and Irene martyrs
ST FRANCIS OF PAOLA founder
ST RICHARD OF CHICHESTER bishop
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