Martyrs of the French Revolution of the Congregation of the Mission

Francisco Javier Fernández ChentoLouis Joseph François, Pierre-René RogueLeave a Comment

Author: Several authors .

This extensive testament to the Vincentian martyrs of the French revolution is presented for your edification. Thomas Davitt, C.M., made a presentation on three of the martyrs to the International Formation Center (CIF) and we have added material that was prepared when John Paul II added two more Vincentians to the list for celebration on September 2. We begin with Davitt’s presentation.

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In France the period of the Revolution is complex and difficult to understand in detail. For our purposes it is enough to say that it gradually took on a very anti-religious aspect, and in particular … Read More