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Francis of Sales

(François de Sales; 1567–1622). B. Thorens, Savoy, Fr.; nobleman and cleric; bp. Geneva 1602; helped found Order of the Visitation of Mary (Visitation* Nuns). Works include Introduction à la vie dévote; Traite de l'amour de Dieu. See also Salesians.

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