Since Therese was named as a Doctor of the Church
in October 1997 (the 100th anniversary of her death), this debate has taken on a new urgency.
Basil the Great, Doctor of the Church
(330-379): "The right to receive Holy Communion in the hand is permitted only in times of persecution:' St.
She was just an uneducated lay woman, but Catherine of Siena was a gifted spiritual teacher during her life and a true Doctor of the Church
for us today.
Bernard of Clairvaux, the great Cistercian mystic, abbot, and Doctor of the Church
, took Urban's controversial theology yet another step further and argued that killing Muslims fell under the category of "malicide" (the killing of evil) rather than "homicide.
a Doctor of the Church
, explains that these words "it shall not be forgiven him either in this world or the next" prove that in the next life "some sins will be forgiven and purged away by a certain purifying fire.
Alphonsus Liguori, a doctor of the church
and the founder of the Redemptorist order, though Liguori was building upon longstanding practice among confessors.
AFTER all, he was a pope and a Doctor of the Church
, and people don't call you "the Great" for nothing.
But in the paradoxical ways of the kingdom of God, she became after her death an inspiration to the world, a saint embraced by masses of people, a person Pope Pius X called the "greatest saint of modern times" and whom Pope John Paul II named a Doctor of the church
Jerome, a doctor of the church
who died in the fifth century.
Therese of Lisieux (1873-1897), the "Little Flower," French Carmelite nun, and Doctor of the church
Teresa of Avila wasn't too popular with the Church in her early years, but eventually wisdom prevailed and she was declared a Doctor of the Church
Contrary to Anselm, Franciscan Blessed John Duns Scotus, a doctor of the church
, did not argue that the Incarnation was necessary for the atonement or satisfaction for sin.