Liguori, Alfonso Maria de'

Liguori, Alfonso Maria de':

see Alphonsus Liguori, SaintAlphonsus Liguori, Saint
, 1696–1787, Italian churchman, Doctor of the Church. He was named Alfonso Maria de' Liguori. In 1732 he founded the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (the Redemptorists) for religious work among the poor, especially in the country.
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