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Vatican Considers Naming St. Juan of Avila "Doctor of the Church" During WYD2011

Last edited 8th July 2011

Benedict XVI could appoint a new Doctor of the Church during World Youth Day in Madrid. According to the French Agency, I-Media, San Juan de Avila, considered one of the most influential Spanish saints from the XVI century, could soon be appointed. The title is given to certain saints to recognize them for their contribution to theology. Currently there are 33.

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