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Radbertus, Paschasius

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Confessor, Benedictine theologian; born Soissons, France, 786; died Corbie, France, c860 He was a monk at Corbie under Saint Adalard, whom he assisted in founding the monastery at Corbie, 822. He was elected abbot, 844, but resigned, 851, to devote himself to study. His most important work, "The Body and Blood of Christ" started the first controversy on the Eucharist; it was vindicated by Gerbert, and afterwards by Pope Sylvester II, and cleared the way for a precise understanding of Transubstantiation. Relics in Saint Peter's, at Corbie. Feast, April 26,.

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Entry for 'Radbertus, Paschasius'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. 1910.

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