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14 November 2022

Salamanca (Spain): commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Saint Teresa of Avila’s doctorate

On October 6th, the University of Salamanca commemorated the centenary of the concession of the Doctorate honoris causa of saint Teresa of Jesus. A commemorated celebration was organized regarding the “most important woman of Spanish history for her international influence and her intellectual capacity”. The celebration began with a gathering of academics around 70 doctors PHD of the university and 20 discalced Carmelite friars. During the celebration it was remembered that on October 6th 1922 Teresa Cepeda and Ahumada was honored along with the Spanish scholars for her shared culture, literary qualities, spirituality and reformistic values.