Francis de Sales

Francis de Sales CO OM OFM Cap. (French: François de Sales; Italian: Francesco di Sales; 21 August 1567 – 28 December 1622) wis a Beeshop o Geneva an is honoured as a saunt in the Catholic Kirk.

Francis de Sales
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Beeshop an Doctor o the Kirk
Born21 August 1567
Château de Sales, Duchy o Savoy, Haly Roman Empire
Dee'd28 December 1622(1622-12-28) (aged 55)
Lyons, Lyonnais, Kinrick o Fraunce
Beatified8 Januar 1661, Roum, Papal States, by Pape Alexander VII
Canonised8 Apryle 1665, Roum, Papal States, by Pape Alexander VII
Feast
AttributesHert o Jesus, Croun o Thorns
PatronageBaker, Oregon; Cincinnati, Ohio; Catholic press; Columbus, Ohio; confessors; deif fowk; eddicators; Upington, Sooth Africae; Wilmington, Delaware; writers; jurnalists; the Institute o Christ the Keeng Sovereign Priest; Salesians o Don Bosco
Saunt
Beeshop o Geneva
Native nameFrançois de Sales
ProvinceVienne
DioceseGeneva
Appointed15 Julie 1602 (Coadjutor)
Installed8 December 1602
Term endit28 December 1622
PredecessorClaude de Granier
SuccessorJean-François de Sales
Orders
Ordination18 December 1593
Consecration8 December 1602
Personal details
Previous postTeetular Bishop o Nicopolis ad Iaterum (1602)
MottoNon-excidet
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