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Doctors of the Church:

see Fathers of the ChurchFathers of the Church,
collective name for the Christian writers of early times whose work is considered generally orthodox. A convenient definition includes all such writers up to and including St. Gregory I (St. Gregory the Great) in the West and St.
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Declared the first woman doctor of the Church in 1970, St.
Along with Catherine of Siena, Teresa was named a Doctor of the Church in 1970.
There is no sense in Peace Through Commerce that the wisdom of this great Doctor of the Church is relevant, much less that it is indispensable.
St Thrse was declared a saint in 1925 and, on the centenary of her death in 1997, she was named a Doctor of the Church, an honour bestowed on only three women.
She is one of only three women to receive the honour of being made a Doctor of the Church, and her remains are kept at the spectacular Basilica of St Thrse in Lisieux, France - visited by more than two million people a year.
He was proclaimed a Doctor of the Church on January 16, 1946.
Bonaventure (1217-74) to a Doctor of the Church, just as his namesake, Sixtus IV della Rovere, had elevated him to sainthood 100 years earlier.
The Pope proclaimed her a doctor of the Church on the centenary of her death, the youngest of the 33 saints to hold that title.
As Turnebe died in 1565, the indirect attribution to a doctor of the Church would have provided a convenient smokescreen for tendencies that were beginning to be perceived as excessively rationalist (hence the Liber creaturarum's appearance on the Index as a whole in 1558 and, for the preface, in 1564).
In these volumes fifty-five scholars pay tribute to the Augustinian scholar, Fr Tarcisius van Bavel: |Augustinian', both as a student of the great African doctor of the Church, and also as one who has lived his life under the rule of St Augustine.
Known as the 33rd and youngest Doctor of the Church, the relic of St.
And now I would like to encourage the church to add one more title and declare him a doctor of the church.

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