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life and work of Blessed Robert Francis cardinal Bellarmine by James Brodrick

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Published by Burns in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Bellarmino, Roberto Francesco Romolo, -- Saint, -- 1542-1621.

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Edition Notes

Statementwith an introduction by Cardinal Ehrle.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18721156M

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The Life and Work of Blessed Robert Francis Cardinal Bellarmine, S.J., – 2 vols. London: Burns Oates and Washbourne, E-mail Citation» Written also by a fellow Jesuit, this biography shares with the others a general apologetic and hagiographic tone. Bellarmine was an able scholar and controversialist. His chief work, Disputationes de controversiis christianae fidel adversus huins temporis haereticos, is a systematic apology for the RC position. It emphasizes the necessity of the magisterium (teaching office of .   Later, Saint Robert would work on the cause of Saint Aloysius’ beatification. It is a strange thing, but one not entirely unexplained, that Saint Robert was canonized almost two hundred years after Saint Aloysius. In , Bellarmine was made rector of the Roman College and then, in , the Jesuit Provincial of Naples. Born at Montepulciano, Italy, October 4, , St. Robert Bellarmine was the third of ten children. His mother, Cinzia Cervini, a niece of Pope Marcellus II, was dedicated to almsgiving, prayer, meditation, fasting, and mortification of the body.. Robert entered the newly formed Society of Jesus in and after his ordination went on to teach at Louvain () where he .

Created Cardinal–priest on 3 March by Pope Clement VIII; he lived an austere life in Rome, giving most of his money to the poor. At one point he used the tapestries in his living quarters to clothe the poor, saying that “the walls won’t catch cold.”. Years ago, at Cardinal Bellarmine’s urgent entreaty, Pope Paul V had appointed September 17th to be the Feast of Saint Francis’s Stigmata. That day had come round again, and as the dawn-light stole in through the sick-room windows, Robert Francis Bellarmine, went home.   "The Life and Work of Blessed Robert Francis Cardinal Bellarmine, S.J., –" 2 vols. London: Burns Oates and Washbourne, Written also by a fellow Jesuit, this biography shares with the others a general apologetic and hagiographic tone.   St. Robert Bellarmine was canonized by Pope Pius XI in , and declared a Doctor of the Universal Church in He is the patron saint of catechists. Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 2 — St. Robert Francis Romulus Bellarmine.