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The Early Church Fathers

The Fathers of the Church are the early Church's great personalities and "are also teachers of the faith for us today and witnesses of the perennial timeliness of the Christian faith."

Papa Benedetto has given catecheses on:

  St Ambrose of Milan, St Anselm, St Athanasius, St Augustine of Hippo

  St Basil, St Bede the Venerable, St Bernard of Clairvaux

  St Clement of Alexandria, St Clement of Rome, St Cyrpian, St Cyril of Alexandria, St Cyril of Jerusalem

St Ephrem the Syrian

  St Gregory the Great, St Gregory Nazianzus, St Gregory of Nyssa

  St Hilary of Poitiers

  St Ignatius of Antioch, St Irenaus of Lyons, St Isidore of Seville

  St Jerome, St John Chrysostom, St John Damascene

  St Leo the Great

  St Maximus the Confessor, St Maximus of Turin

  Origen of Alexandria

  St Paulinus of Nola, St Peter Damian, Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite