Autograph of St. Robert Bellarmine
Autograph of St. Robert BellarmineAutograph of St. Robert Bellarmine

An autograph of St. Robert Bellarmine, Confessor and Doctor of the Church.

The letter, dated 1599, is signed, Robert Cardinal Bellarmine.

He was very influential in the Counter-Reformation. He was a brilliant cardinal who played a role in the Galileo affair in 1616.

Pope Pius XI canonized him in 1930.