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...David, John John Baptist Mary David was born on 4 June 1761 in Couëron, near Nantes, in the Brittany region of France. He did his studies at the Grand Seminary of Nantes and then the Seminary of St. Sulpice in Paris. In 1783 he joined...

England, John (1786–1842)

Harvey Hill

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...Enlightenment thinkers in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries sometimes disparaged religion as superstitious and potentially disruptive of social order. Roman Catholicism Catholicism seemed particularly dangerous given its irrational...
...Raymond, Joseph-Sabin Joseph-Sabin Raymond was born on 13 March 1810 to French merchant Joseph Raimond and his wife Louise Cartier in the town of Saint-Hyacinthe, located east of Montréal in Lower Canada. As a teenager Raymond began...
...D’Arcy, Eric Eric D’Arcy was born in Melbourne on 25 April 1924 and died there on 12 December 2005. He studied at the Catholic regional seminary, Corpus Christi College, Oxford Corpus Christi College, and was ordained a priest in 1949. He...
...Bouvart, Martin Martin Bouvart (baptized as Samuel) was born on 15 August 1637 in Chartres, France. He went to a school at Blois for his training in classics and humanities, and then he joined the Jesuit noviciate in Paris in 1658, where he...
...Duparc, Jean-Baptiste Jean-Baptiste Duparc was born on 18 June 1676 in Chartres, France. After three years of study in classics, humanities, philosophy, and one year of study in theology, he became a Jesuit novice in 1695. During the period...
...Epinette, Peter Peter Epinette was born on 24 September 1760 in France. His life in France has gone unrecorded. He must have acquired philosophical and theological training at a Catholic college in France, where he became a priest. He...

Gallitzin, Demetrius Augustine (1770–1840)

Daniel L. Schlafly

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...Demetrius Augustine Gallitzin was a Roman Catholic missionary on the Pennsylvania frontier whose apologetic writings embodied Enlightenment principles and methods.Gallitzin was born on December 22, 1770, in The Hague to Prince Dmitrii...
...Demers, Jérôme Bouvart, Martin Jérôme Demers was esteemed as the greatest educator of his time by his colleagues, and he was one of Canada's most remarkable intellects during the 19th century. Demers was not Canada's first complete...
...Odelin, Jacques Jacques Odelin, a priest and philosopher, was born on 5 August 1789 in Saint-Constant, a town near Montréal in Lower Canada (now the province of Québec). His prominence was tied to his challenge to the theory of French...