Blessed Bernhard of Rodez

Also known as

  • Bernhard of Millau
  • Bernhard of Ruteni
  • Bernard of…



Born to the nobility, one of eight children born to Viscount Richard II of Millau and Rixinde. Benedictine monk at the Saint Victor monastery in Marseilles, France in 1061. Abbot of Saint Victor in 1064. Friend of Pope Gregory VII, Saint Hugo of Cluny, and Saint William of Hirschau. Zealously promoted the Cluniac reform. Created cardinal in 1065 by Pope Alexander II. Papal legate to Germany in 1077. Papal legate to Spain in 1078.



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Bernhard of Rodez“. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 July 2016. Web. 23 June 2021. <>