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Congregation of the Brothers of Charity

(Fréres de la charitè). RC religious order founded ca. 1807 at Ghent, Belgium, by Pierre–Joseph Triest (1760–1836; canon of St. Bavon of Ghent) to sanctify its mems. by the exercise of works of charity that embrace every phase of physical and moral suffering. The rule and constitutions were approved and confirmed by Leo XIII 1899.


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