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Albert of Sarteano, Bl.

ALBERT OF SARTEANO, BL.

Franciscan missionary; b. Sarteano, near Siena, Italy, 1385; d. Milan, Italy, Aug. 15, 1450. He received his early education from Guarino of Verona and in 1415 joined the franciscan order. From 1435 to 1437 he worked as a preacher under the direction of bernardine of siena in the Holy Land. As a delegate of Pope eugene iv, Albert made a second journey to the Near East (143941), during which he helped win the good will of the Coptic Patriarch John of Alexandria, and so prepared the way for the reunion realized at the Council of florence in 1442. He was vicar general of the Franciscan Order from 1442 to 1443. His cult has not been publicly approved, but he is honored in the Franciscan order as blessed.

Feast: Aug. 15.

Bibliography: b. neri, La vita e i tempi beato Albertio da Sarteano (Florence 1902). a. de sÉrent, Dictionnaire d'histoire et de géographie ecclésiastiques, ed. a. baudrillart (Paris 1912) 1:155456. l. wadding, Scriptores Ordinis Minorum, 86 v. (Lyons 162554) v.9, 10, 11. g. hofmann, "Kopten und Aethiopier auf dem Konzil von Florenz," Orientalia Christiana periodica 8 (1942) 539. g. fussenegger, Lexikon für Theologie und Kirche, ed. j. hofer and k. rahner, 10 v. (2d, new ed. Freiburg 195765) 1:282.

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