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Was any Doctor of the Church martyred?

Was any Doctor of the Church martyred?
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Are there any Early Church Fathers, Doctors of the Church or Catholic Saints who believed the world would possibly end by a comet hitting the earth?

Are there any Early Church Fathers or Doctors of the Church or Catholic Saints who believed the world would possibly end by a comet hitting the earth or coming in close contact with it? The other day, ...
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Proof that Cyril of Alexandria is a Saint in the Roman Catholic Church?

If one checks the Wikipedia entry on Cyril of Alexandria, there is no indication that he is venerated as a Saint in the Roman Catholic Church. But, although it is not indicated there, I am under the ...
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According to Catholicism, did the Apostles enjoy the prerogative of infalliblity?

According to Catholicism, did the Apostles enjoy the prerogative of infallibility? The doctrine of papal infallibility was defined by Pope Pius IX in 1870! Does the Catholic Church recognize that the ...
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According to Catholicism, why did Jesus tell His disciples to buy a sword?

According to Catholicism, why did Jesus tell His disciples to buy a sword? 36 But they said: Nothing. Then said he unto them: But now he that hath a purse, let him take it, and likewise a scrip; and ...
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Is there a Church Father or Doctor of the Church who wrote that Judas Iscariot was saved?

Is there a Church Father or Doctor of the Church who wrote that Judas Iscariot was saved and indicated why he believed this was so? I actually think one actually put forth their reasons for this, but ...
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Is every Doctor of the Church a Saint? What are the requirements to be made a Doctor of the Church?

This is a question directed at Roman Catholics, or anyone familiar with the history of the Roman Catholic church. Every Doctor of the Church is a saint. I was curious if this is perhaps a ...