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Mercier, Désiré Felicien François Joseph

(1851–1926). B. Braine-l'Alleud, near Waterloo, Brabant province, Belg.; RC priest 1874; prof. Mechelen (Fr. Malines; Eng. Mechlin) 1877–82, Louvain 1882–1906; abp. 1906; cardinal 1907; founded Institut Supérieur de Philosophie, Louvain; played important role in neo-Thomism*; tried to unify Angl., Prot. Episc., RC chs.; presided over Malines* Conversations; founder and ed. Revue Néo-Scolastique (de Philosophic).

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