Daily Catholic Quiz – Doctors of the Church

Question: This is a three-part question with five answers… How many Saints have been named Doctor of the Church? How many are women? Name the women saints who are Doctors of the Church.

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  1. Great question. There have been 33 doctors of the Church, with a 34th announced but not yet finalized (St. John of Avila). Three of the doctors are women, and those women are St. Catherine of Siena, St. Theresa of Avila, and St. Therese of the Child Jesus, aka the Little Flower.

  2. ANS: 33 Doctors of the Church, plus one in waiting, 3 women Doctors of the Church (1) St. Catherine of Siena, (2) St. Teresa of Avila and (3) St. Thérèse of Lisieux. Check back tomorrow for another question. Thanks for participating either here or on Facebook.

    – Deacon Mike

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