Cruz, San Juan de la (1542–1591)

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San Juan de la Cruz (Saint John of the Cross) (1542 – 1591) was a Spanish Catholic priest, mystic, and a Carmelite friar of converso origin. He is a major figure of the Counter-Reformation in Spain, and he is one of the thirty-six Doctors of the Church. John of the Cross is known especially for his writings. Wikipedia


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