Skip to main content

Popes Bio

Celestine III - (1191-1198)

Saint Biography

Celestine III A student of Peter Abelard, Giancinto Bobone was born c. 1106 in Rome and served as a cardinal deacon for 47 years before his Read More

Catholic Encyclopedia

(GIACINTO BOBONE)

The first of the Roman Orsini to ascend the Chair of Peter, b. about 1106; d. at Rome, 8 January, 1198. He was forty-seven years a cardinal when, in his eighty-fifth year, he was elected (30 March, 1191) successor of Clement III ... Read More


Newsletter Sign Up

Daily Readings

Reading 1, Ezekiel 43:1-7
He took me to the gate, the one facing east. I saw the glory of ... Read More

Psalm, Psalms 85:9-10, 11-12, 13-14
His saving help is near for those who fear him, his glory will ... Read More

Gospel, Matthew 23:1-12
Then addressing the crowds and his disciples Jesus said, 'The ... Read More

Saint of the Day

August 23 Saint of the Day

St. Philip Benizi
August 23: Servite cardinal and preacher. Born in Florence, Italy, to ... Read More