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Francis of Sales

[ seylz; French sal ]
/ seɪlz; French sal /
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Saint, 1567–1622, French ecclesiastic and writer on theology: bishop of Geneva 1602–22.

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Francis of Sales
/ (seɪlz, French sal) /

noun

Saint . 1567–1622, French ecclesiastic and theologian; bishop of Geneva (1602–22) and an opponent of Calvinism; author of Introduction to a Devout Life (1609) and founder of the Order of the Visitation (1610). Feast day: Jan 24
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