St. Albertus Magnus

St. Albertus Magnus was born in Swabia (now Germany) in 1206. This Dominican priest taught theology; St. Thomas Aquinas was one of his students. He became bishop of Regensberg (in present-day Germany) and brought Greek and Arabic philosophy and science to Europe. He was interested in the natural sciences and wrote guides. The theological writer is a doctor of the church. He died in 1280. St. Albertus Magnus is patron saint of philosophers, scientists, students and World Youth Day.

Catholic Review

Catholic Review

The Catholic Review is the official publication of the Archdiocese of Baltimore.