Butler's lives of the saints
Burns & Oates, 29 de juny 1999 - 293 pàgines
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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She was sent away again, this time to the Austrian court to learn the German
language and customs, and placed in the care of Duke Leopold of Austria. He
was all the while plotting to marry his own daughter to the prince and, having got
Polemon had the three sent to jail, where they found three other Christians, but
he returned with an officer of the cavalry and some soldiers to take them by force
to the temple. Pionius protested at the illegality of the proceedings: they could not
He sent him with an urgent letter to King Childebert in Paris, containing a request
that Paul be consecrated a bishop. In spite of the candidate's protestations, King
Childebert had him consecrated and sent him back to Leon. Paul continued to ...
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ST DAVID OF WALES bishop
ST CHAD abbot and bishop
BD KATHARINE DREXEL foundress
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