Liguori, Alphonsus (1696–1787)
Published Online: 25 NOV 2011
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The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization
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Coulter, M. 2011. Liguori, Alphonsus (1696–1787). The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization. .
- Published Online: 25 NOV 2011
Alphonsus Liguori was born and raised in Naples and is considered a great teacher and promoter of Catholic theology. He founded an important religious order, while living a life of austerity and service.
- Liguori, Alphonsus (1696–1787);
- congregation of the most holy redeemer;
- redemptorists, official vatican recognition;
- bishop, Italian diocese;
- beatified in 1816