Saint-Martin-des-Champs Priory
The Priory of Saint-Martin-des-Champs was an influential monastery established in what is now the city of Paris, France. Its surviving buildings are considered treasures of medieval architecture in th...
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Dechristianisation of France during the French Revolution
The dechristianisation of France during the French Revolution is a conventional description of the results of a number of separate policies, conducted by various governments of France between the star...
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Cult of Reason
The Cult of Reason (French: Culte de la Raison) was a belief system established in France and intended as a replacement for Christianity during the French Revolution.
Opposition to the Roman C...
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Constitutional bishop
During the French Revolution, a constitutional bishop was a Roman Catholic bishop elected from among the clergy who had sworn to uphold the Civil Constitution of the Clergy between 1791 and 1801. Cons...
Coignard House
The Coignard House was a prison hospital opened during the French Revolution to house wealthy prisoners from the various prisons opened as in the course of the Reign of Terror then underway.
The l...
Napoleon and the Jews
Napoleon Bonaparte of the First French Empire enacted laws that emancipated European Jews from old laws restricting them to ghettos, as well as the many laws that limited Jews' rights to property, wo...
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Temple of Reason
A Temple of Reason (French: Temple de la Raison) was, during the French Revolution, a temple for a new belief system created to replace Christianity: the Cult of Reason, which was based on the ideals ...
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Jerusalem (Mendelssohn)
Jerusalem, or on Religious Power and Judaism (German: Jerusalem oder über religiöse Macht und Judentum) is a book written by Moses Mendelssohn, which was first published in 1783 – the same year, w...
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Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Gobel
Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Gobel (1 September 1727 – 12 April 1794) was a French Roman Catholic cleric and politician of the Revolution. He was executed during the Reign of Terror.
Gobel was born ...
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Pierre Pontard
Pierre Pontard (23 September 1749–22 January 1832) was a constitutional bishop and a deputy during the French Revolution.
Pontard was born in Mussidan in Dordogne. He followed a career in th...
Bonneval Abbey (Aveyron)
Bonneval Abbey (French: Abbaye de Bonneval) was founded as a monastery of Cistercian monks in Le Cayrol, in the department of Aveyron, in the south of France. It is now inhabited by Trappistine nu...
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St. Vincent Abbey, Senlis
Template:The bulk of this article comes from the French version of the entry.The Royal Abbey of St. Vincent was a former monastery of canons regular in Senlis, Oise, which was destroyed during the Fre...
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Drownings at Nantes
The Drownings at Nantes (French: Noyades de Nantes) were a series of mass executions by drowning during the Reign of Terror in Nantes, France, that occurred between November 1793 and February 1794...
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Abbey of Saint-Evre de Toul
The Abbey of St. Evre, Toul (French: Abbaye de Saint-Evre de Toul or Abbaye de Saint-Epvre lès Toul) was a Benedictine, later Cluniac, monastery in Toul, France. Established in or just before 507,...
Notre-Dame-de-Prouille Monastery
The Monastery of Notre-Dame-de-Prouille or Prouilhe (from Occitan: Prolha), is the "cradle of the Dominicans", where the first Dominican house, a monastery of nuns, was founded in late 1206 or early 1...
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Saint-Étienne-des-Grès, Paris
Saint-Étienne-des-Grès was a church and parish in Paris, France, formerly located in the Latin Quarter.
Saint-Étienne-des-Grès was one of the early centers of Christianity in Paris; it stood on th...
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Louis-Alexandre Expilly de la Poipe
Louis-Alexandre Expilly de la Poipe (24 February 1743 in Brest – 22 May 1794 in Brest) was rector of Saint-Martin-des-Champs near Morlaix in Léon, North Finistère. He was one of two deputies elected i...
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Concordat of 1801
The Concordat of 1801 was an agreement between Napoleon and Pope Pius VII, signed on 15 July 1801. It remained in effect until 1905. It sought national reconciliation between revolutionaries and Cath...
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Martyrs of Compiègne
The Martyrs of Compiègne were the 16 members of the Carmel of Compiègne, France: 11 Discalced Carmelite nuns, three lay sisters, and two externs (tertiaries of the Order, who would handle the communit...
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La Cambre Abbey
The Abbey of La Cambre or Ter Kameren Abbey (French: Abbaye de La Cambre, Dutch: Abdij Ter Kameren) is a former Cistercian abbey in Ixelles, Brussels, Belgium. It is located in the Maelbeek v...
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Arrouaise Abbey
The Abbey of Arrouaise was the centre of a form of the canonical life known as the Arrouaisian Order, which was popular among the founders of canonries during the decade of the 1130s. The community be...
Louis Belmas
Louis Belmas (11 August 1757 - Montréal, Aude - 21 July 1841) was a French churchman and bishop.
Louis was born to a publicly esteemed businessman in Languedoc and his wife, both of whom died with...
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Oignies Abbey
Oignies Abbey (French: Abbaye d'Oignies; originally Priory of St Nicolas d'Oignies) is a former Augustinian monastery in Belgium. Established in 1187, it is situated on the banks of the Sambre Riv...
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Claude Le Coz
Claude Le Coz (1740–1815) was a French Catholic bishop.Le Coz was born at Plouévez-Parzay, Finistère. He was pupil, then professor, and finally principal of the Collège de Quimper. He took the ...
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Marie-Geneviève Meunier
Marie-Geneviève Meunier, O.C.D., (28 May 1765 – 17 July 1794), also known as Sister Constance, was a Carmelite novice and one of the Carmelite Martyrs of Compiegne. She has been beatified by the Catho...
Theophilanthropy
The Theophilanthropists ("Friends of God and Man") were a deistic sect, formed in France during the later part of the French Revolution.
Thomas Paine, together with other disciples of Rousseau and...
Civil Constitution of the Clergy
The Civil Constitution of the Clergy (French: "Constitution civile du clergé") was a law passed on 12 July 1790 during the French Revolution, that subordinated the Roman Catholic Church in France ...
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Cult of the Supreme Being
The Cult of the Supreme Being (French: Culte de l'Être suprême) was a form of deism established in France by Maximilien Robespierre during the French Revolution. It was intended to become the stat...
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