Francis of Sales

[seylz; French sal] /seɪlz; French sal/

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