Militia Christi

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Militia Christi is a continuation of a centuries-old Catholic movement founded by Saint Dominic as a movement for laity, envisaged as a kind of army in suppressing insurgents inspired by the Albigensian heresy. Saints Catherine of Siena and Rose of Lima were both members of the original movement.[1]

St. Dominic is more famous as the founder of the Order of Preachers, more commonly known as the Dominicans.


  1. ^ Birkhaeuser, Jodocus Adolph (1888). History of the church, from its first establishment to our own times. New York / Cincinnati: Pustet. p. 491. OCLC 6048975.

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