St. Francis de Sales was born in 1567. After becoming a priest, he became provost of a diocese in Switzerland – where there were many Calvinists. He won many Calvinists back to the Catholic Church. This preacher and writer became bishop of the Diocese of Geneva. He died in 1622 and was canonized in 1665. He was named a doctor of the church. St. Francis de Sales is patron saint of the Catholic press, authors and journalists.