Nov 04

Saint Charles Borromeo

November 4th XVI century

He was born in Arona (Italy) in 1538. He finished his law studies became Cardinal, then Secretary of State of the Pope and Bishop of Milan, where he dedicated with hope to the faithful. His work was an improvement of customs and an increase of the Christian life in his diocese. He was one of the main promoters of the Council of Trent and tried to put into practice all the important reforms there emerged. He died at only 46 years old.
In Rodez, in Aquitaine, saint Amancio, Bishop, was held the first bishop of this city (s. V). Roman martyrology