Wednesday, April 21, 2021
April 21 is the feast day of St. Anselm of Canterbury: philosopher, theologian, and Doctor of the Church. He is known for his adherence to the monastic lifestyle, his willingness to oppose powerful politicians, and his writings about the existence and nature of God. He spoke against the slave trade and was known for his advocacy for the poor. He resisted being appointed as Archbishop of Canterbury, but eventually was.
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