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St ANGELA-MERICI

Christian Saint

Franciscan tertiary and founder of the Ursuline Nuns.

She broke all the rules, spurned the suggestions of Pope Clement VII, and gathered uneducated and poor girls from the streets of Lombardy to join her movement.

This operated outside the cloister and was the first teaching order for women.

St ANGELA-MERICI FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : ANGELA-MERICI
Location : Worldwide Christianity
Gender : Female
Type : saint
In charge of :
Celebration or Feast Day : January 27th
Birth and Death Dates : 1474-1540
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 171

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Article last updated on 12 February 2009 by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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