Saint Charles Borromeo: A Sketch of the Reforming Cardinal


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Charles Borromeo was the cardinal archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Milan from 1564 to 1584. He was a leading figure during the Counter-Reformation and was responsible for significant reforms in the Catholic Church, including the founding of seminaries for the education of priests. He is honoured as a saint in the Catholic Church and his feast day is November 4. (Summary from Wikipedia) (5 hr 17 min)

Chapters

01 - The Brightness of God 8:36 Read by Maria Therese
02 - The Key of Italy 5:48 Read by Maria Therese
03 - Election of Pius IV - 'Vatican Nights' 11:09 Read by Maria Therese
04 - Death of Count Frederick 9:34 Read by Maria Therese
05 - The Council of Trent 6:11 Read by Maria Therese
06 - The Church at Peace - The Apostle of Rome 12:27 Read by Maria Therese
07 - The City of the Plains 5:54 Read by Maria Therese
08 - A Nest of Saints 9:03 Read by Maria Therese
09 - The Mission of Charles Borromeo 6:44 Read by Maria Therese
10 - A School for Saints 8:18 Read by Maria Therese
11 - The Stone of the Founder, The Cross of the Saint 12:24 Read by Maria Therese
12 - The Commencement of the Struggle 13:10 Read by Maria Therese
13 - The Humble Ones 12:55 Read by Maria Therese
14 - The Famine of Milan - The Battle of Lepanto 9:02 Read by Maria Therese
15 - Death of St. Pius V. - Election of Gregory XIII 5:08 Read by Maria Therese
16 - Church Versus State 9:08 Read by Maria Therese
17 - 'Another Ambrose' 8:50 Read by Maria Therese
18 - The Most Christian King - The Christian Doctrine 10:17 Read by Maria Therese
19 - The Jubilee of 1575 9:05 Read by Maria Therese
20 - 'Tales Ambio Defensores' 13:05 Read by Maria Therese
21 - 'The Plague of St. Charles' 9:41 Read by Maria Therese
22 - 'The Greater of These' 9:27 Read by Maria Therese
23 - 'Not Peace, But the Sword' 6:01 Read by Maria Therese
24 - The Holy Winding-Sheet 10:00 Read by Maria Therese
25 - The Oblates of St. Ambrose 10:21 Read by Maria Therese
26 - The Reforming Cardinal 6:04 Read by Maria Therese
27 - The Minister of Charles Borromeo 10:25 Read by Maria Therese
28 - Apostolic Visitations - The Brigands 8:37 Read by Maria Therese
29 - Passing Clouds 8:17 Read by Maria Therese
30 - The Cardinal of Santa Prassede 12:04 Read by Maria Therese
31 - The Only Way 10:08 Read by Maria Therese
32 - 'What Went You Out to See?' 10:34 Read by Maria Therese
33 - His House in Order 10:24 Read by Maria Therese
34 - 'Ecce Venio' 8:55 Read by Maria Therese

Reviews

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(4 stars)

well written and read. very interesting biography