Saint Peter Canisius - Doctor of the Church (1521-1597).
Saint Peter Canisius was born in 1521 of a distinguished family of Holland. He studied in Cologne and received his license as doctor of civil law and he then went to Louvain in Belgium to learn canon law. The famous Catechism of Saint Peter Canisius had much to do with the renovation. During his lifetime it appeared in more than 200 editions, in at least twelve languages.
Text: CiaoNapoli.com - Picture: SantieBeati.it