Alphonsus Ligouri, John Paul’s Institute and the Battle for Truth

Saint Alphonsus Ligouri died in 1787, two years before the unleashing of the demonic fury of the French Revolution, after a long and fruitful life as a priest, bishop, poet, musician, artist, lawyer, moral theologian, author of innumerable treatises, and, finally, one of the elite 36 Doctors of the Church. As well, he is the patron saint of moral theologians.
Born of noble lineage, he was at first destined for a military career, learning to ride and fence, but poor eyesight and asthma prompted him to switch to the more sedate career of law, degrees in which he obtained doctorates, both

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