VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis officially has declared St. Irenaeus of Lyon a doctor of the church.

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Capes and feats of strength, or perhaps great speeches and political influence — these are images associated with the heroes we envision changing the world around us. 

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BALTIMORE -- The U.S. bishops added their assent to a call to have St. Irenaeus declared a doctor of the church.

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VATICAN – Archbishop Jose Luis Escobar Alas of San Salvador asked Pope Francis to proclaim St. Oscar Romero the church's first Latin American "doctor of the church."
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One of the sweetest attractions of off-the-grid summertime breaks is the opportunity to push out the parameters of your usual reading routines. This summer I decided it was time to finally immerse myself in the writings of St. Augustine (354-430 AD) and read the two works for which he is best known, Confessions and The City of God.

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