Internet Day (04/04)

In many countries of the world, every year on April 4 - the day of the repose of St. Isidore of Seville - Internet Day is celebrated, which in 1998 was sanctioned by Pope John Paul II. However, the official patron saint of the Internet has not yet been approved.

The Catholic Saint Isidore of Seville (c. 560 - April 4, 636), Bishop of Seville, gained fame not only for his piety, but also for his love of science. He is the author of one of the first books on etymology, the first to introduce the works of Aristotle in Spain, was a reformer and a man of broad views.

Saint Isidore is considered one of the last ancient Christian philosophers, and also the last of the fathers of the great Latin Church. Some historians call Saint Isidore the most educated person of his time, having a significant impact on learning in the Middle Ages.