Bl. Christopher Robinson Biography
Bl. Christopher Robinson Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date
|Date of Birth||1568 AD|
|Country of Birth||United Kingdom in Europe|
|Matrimony/Holy Orders||Blesseds who were Priests|
|Place of Work||England|
|Date of Death||19 August 1598|
|Place of Death||England|
|Feast Day||March 31, November 22, October 29|
|Beatification||Beatified by Pope John Paul II on 22 November 1987|
|Canonization||Canonized by N/A|
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Blessed Christopher Robinson studied in Douai and Rheims, France beginning in 1590. Robinson returned to England in September 1592 to preach to the minister in the areas of Cumberland and Westmoreland. Robinson witnessed the martyrdom of Saint John Boste and published an account of it. He was arrested on March 4, 1597, for the crime of being a priest. Robinson was killed for his crime by been hanged on August 19, 1598, at Carlisle, England.
Bl. Christopher Robinson Venerated on November 10, 1986, by Pope John Paul II.