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By Massimo Leone

Catholic saints also are symptoms. throughout the saints, the Catholic Church communicates definite versions of spirituality. After the Reformation, saints grew to become the media wherein the Catholic Church represented and promoted a renewal of the Catholic religion in Europe and in its colonies. Saints and indicators analyzes hagiographies, work, and different texts representing the sanctity of Ignatius of Loyola, Philip Neri, Francis Xavier, and Therese of Avila, on the way to resolution the next query: How did those phrases and pictures effect the Catholic spirituality at the start of modernity?

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