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By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

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9/30/2016 (3 months ago)

Published in Living Faith

Keywords: Saints, trivia, quiz, survey


Question 1: What saint clashed with emperor Theodosius I?

Answer: St. Ambrose
 
Explanation: Saint Ambrose of  Milan excommunicated Emperor Theodosius I after the emperor ordered the killing of 7,000 people in the town of  Thessalonica.

Question 2: What saint is associated with a â€~breaking wheel?â€

Answer: Saint Catherine of Alexandria

Explanation: Saint Catherine of Alexandria refused to renounce Christ, so she was ordered to death on a breaking wheel. The wheel fell to pieces when she touched it.

Question 3: What saint was a doctor of the Church and a teacher to Saint Thomas Aquinas

Answer: Saint Albert the Great

Explanation: Saint Albert the Great taught Saint Thomas Aquinas. Following the passing of Aquinas,  Saint Albert also defended his work.

Question 4: What did Saint Juan Diego offer to prove the Virgin Mary appeared to him?

Answer: Roses
 
Explanation: Juan Diego proved his story by opening his tilma what was filled with roses, which did not bloom on the hill during December in his time. The image of Our Lady was also famously printed on his tilma. His uncle was also miraculously cured of his illness, but this was not intended or offered as proof for the bishop.   

Question 5: Who was the first Catholic missionary to Japan?


Answer: Saint Francis Xavier
 
Explanation: Saint Francis Xavier was the first Catholic missionary to Japan. He established a few communities there, but these were oppressed in the years following his departure.

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