He was not very popular with Martin Luther who, after learning of the bishop’s canonization by the Pope, wrote a virulent brochure entitled ‘Against the New Idol and the Old Devil About to be Set Up at Meissen’.
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St. Benno Facts and Figures
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Birth and Death Dates: 1010-1106
Celebration or Feast Day: June 16th
Role: Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 74
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Article last updated on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders