Therese of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face is the youngest of all the "Doctors of the Church", but her ardent spiritual journey shows such maturity, and the insights of faith expressed in her writings are so vast and profound that they deserve a place among the great spiritual masters.
- Pope John Paul II
Doctor of the church news
- Apostolic Letter Proclaiming St. Therese a Doctor of the Church (excerpts)(full text)
- Pope John Paul II's Homily for Sunday, October 19, 1997
- Pope John Paul II's Statement at World Youth Day, August 24, 1997
- Press Release stating St. Therese was named a Doctor of the Church
- Quick Facts about St. Therese and the Doctors of the Church