Stanislaus of Cracow, Saint
Stanislaus of Cracow, Saint
Bishop and martyr, d. 1079. The patron saint of Poland

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  • Stanislaus of Kraków, Saint — ▪ Polish saint also called  Saint Stanislaus of Szczepanów , Polish  Święty Stanisław z Krakowa  or  Święty Stanisław ze Szczepanowa  born c. 1030, Szczepanów, Pol. died April 11, 1079, Kraków; canonized 1253; feast day April 11, feast day in… …   Universalium

  • St. Stanislaus of Cracow —     St. Stanislaus of Cracow     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Stanislaus of Cracow     Bishop and martyr, born at Szczepanów (hence called Szczepanowski), in the Diocese of Cracow, 26 July, 1030; died at Cracow, 8 May, 1079; feast on May 7 in… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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  • Stanislaus — (1030–79)    Saint, Bishop and Martyr.    Stanislaus was born into a Polish noble family. He was consecrated Bishop of Cracow in 1072. He was successful in reforming the diocese, but he came into conflict with King Boleslaw II, whom he… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

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