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St. John of Avila the new Doctor of the Catholic Church

August 21st, 2011 - Comments Off

VATICAN CITY, Rome — Reports said St. John of Avila was recently recognized as the 34th Doctor of the Catholic Church. Pope Benedict XVI headed the proclamation as he paid tribute to the Spanish priest of the 16th century.

During the World Youth Day mass administered by the Pope, he said that “In making this announcement here, I would hope that the word and the example of this outstanding pastor will enlighten all priests and those who look “In making this announcement here, I would hope that the word and the example of this outstanding pastor will enlighten all priests and those who look forward to the day of their priestly ordination.”