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Bishop of Poitiers

Bishop of Poitiers


Louis-Édouard-François-Desiré Pie was born in 1815 and ordained in 1835. He was appointed Bishop of Poitiers in 1849 and created a cardinal in 1879. He died on 18 May 1880 at Angoulême.

He was known for his ultramontanism and for his defence of the social reign of Christ the King.

Photographed by Bisson Frères of Paris.


 

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