Saint Robert Bellarmine (4 October 1542 – 17 September 1621), was an Italian Jesuit priest, theologian, and cardinal during the Counter-Reformation period. He was known for his scholarly and theological contributions, particularly his work in defending Catholicism against Protestantism. Bellarmine’s major writings include “Disputations on the Controversies” and “The Art of Dying Well,” both of which played a significant role in shaping Catholic doctrine and apologetics. In addition to his theological work, Bellarmine was a gifted preacher and teacher, imparting his knowledge and wisdom to students and fellow clergy. His strong stance against corruption within the Church and his advocacy for a devout and sincere faith made him a prominent figure of the Counter-Reformation.nSaint Robert Bellarmine was canonized in 1930 and named a Doctor of the Church, celebrated on September 17th. His life and writings continue to inspire theologians and faithful Catholics, emphasizing the importance of a deep and sincere relationship with God.
St. Robert Bellarmine
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