Society Religion and Spirituality Christianity Denominations Catholicism Saints A Saint Adalbert of Magdeburg
This St. Adalbert was a Benedictine monk sent as a missionary to Russia. A coup resulted in a deadly pagan attack on the would-be missionaries, and Adalbert was instead named abbot and bishop. In the latter capacity, Adalbert worked to evangelize the Slavs. He died in 981.
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