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St. Bonaventure

4. March 2010
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Pope Benedict XVI discussed the importance and legacy of St. Bonaventure during his General Audience today at the Vatican:

The Holy Father began his teaching by admitting a “certain nostalgia” while preparing the catechesis, as he thought back to his youth when he researched the life St. Bonaventure.

“His knowledge engraved not a little of my formation,” said Pope Benedict.

Among the “great Christian figures” that contributed to the “harmony between faith and culture” of the 13th century was Bonaventure, whom the Pope described as a “man of action and of contemplation, of profound piety and of prudence in government.” read more

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