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St. Charles Borromeo

About fifty years after the Protestant heresy had broken out, Our Lord raised up a mere youth to renew the face of His Church. In 1560 Charles Borromeo, then twenty-two years of age, was created cardinal, and by the side … Continue reading

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Flattery

St. Charles Borromeo never flattered people with fine words, such as are used in courts, but, when asked for an opinion, for advice, or for any favor, simply stated his thoughts and intentions, and never made a promise which he … Continue reading

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