Abbé de Coulmier François Simonet de Coulmier (September 30, 1741 – June 4, 1818) was a French Catholic priest, originally a member of the Premonstratensian canons regular, and an active member of the French leg...
Albert Malbois Albert-Georges-Yves Malbois (born November 17, 1915) is a French prelate of the Roman Catholic Church and is currently one of the oldest living bishops and one of the oldest French bishops.
Albert Schlicklin Albert Schlicklin, Vietnamese name Cố Chính Linh was an Alsatian Catholic priest in Vietnam who translated the Bible from Latin into Vietnamese, as the Cô Chinh Linh version.
Albertus Schlicklin Albertus Schlicklin was an Alsatian Catholic priest in Vietnam who translated the Bible from Latin into Vietnamese, as the Cô Chinh Linh version.
Alexandre Guy Pingré Dom Alexandre Guy Pingré, C.R.S.A. (11 September 1711 – 1 May 1796) was a French canon regular, astronomer and naval geographer.
Alexandre Le Roy Alexandre-Louis-Victor-Aimé Le Roy, C.S.Sp. (19 January 1854 – 21 April 1938) was a French-born archbishop of the Roman Catholic Church, and the Superior General of the Congregation of the Holy Ghost.
Alexandre Monnet Alexandre-Hippolyte-Xavier Monnet, C.S.Sp. (4 January 1812 – 1 December 1849) was a French bishop of the Roman Catholic Church, and the Superior General of the Congregation of the Holy Ghost.
Alexis Bachelot Alexis Bachelot, SS.CC., was a Roman Catholic priest best known for his tenure as the first Prefect Apostolic of the Sandwich Islands.
Alfred Loisy Alfred Firmin Loisy (28 February 1857, Ambrières, Marne – 1 June 1940, Ceffonds, Haute-Marne) was a French Roman Catholic priest, professor and theologian who became the intellectual stand...
Alger of Liège Alger of Liège (1055–1131), known also as Alger of Cluny and Algerus Magister, was a learned clergyman from Liège who lived in the first half of the 12th century.
Ambroise-Marie Carré Ambroise-Marie Carré OP (25 July 190815 January 2004) was a Catholic priest, author and member of the Académie française.
Ambrose Maréchal Ambrose Maréchal (August 28, 1764 – January 29, 1828) was the third Archbishop of Baltimore in Maryland, in the United States.
Andrew Fournet Andrew Fournet (1752–1834) was a priest who, with St. Jeanne-Elisabeth Bichier de Ages, established the Congregation of the Daughters of the Holy Cross.
André Coindre Father André Coindre was born February 26, 1787 in Lyon, France and died May 30, 1826 in Blois, France.
André Guijon André Guijon (November, 1548 – September, 1631) was a French churchman and orator.
André Malet (philosopher) André Malet (?-1989) was a French Catholic priest and philosopher who became a Unitarian Protestant.
André Paul André Paul (born Loures-Barousse, 7 April 1933) is a noted French scholar, educator and writer in the fields of theology, biblical studies and ancient Judaism.
Angel Baffard Angel Baffard, O.A.D., (Father Angel of St. Rosalie, Père Ange de Sainte-Rosalie) (1655–1726) was a French genealogist and friar of the Order of Discalced Augustinians.
Anselm de Guibours Anselm de Guibours (b. 1625) (Father Anselm of the Blessed Mary, O.A.D., Père Anselme de Sainte-Marie, or simply Père Anselme) was a French Discalced Augustinian friar and noted ge...
Anselm Guibours Anselm Guibours was a French Discalced Augustinian friar and noted genealogist.
Antoine Anselme Antoine Anselme, born in L'Isle-Jourdain in Armagnac on 13 January 1652 and died in his abbey of Saint-Sever on 8 August 1737, was a widely noted French preacher.
Antoine Augustin Calmet Antoine Augustin Calmet, O.S.B. (26 February 1672 – 25 October 1757), a French Benedictine monk, was born at Ménil-la-Horgne, then in the Duchy of Bar, part of the Holy Roman Empire (now the Fre...
Antoine Singlin Antoine Singlin (1607–1664) was a French Jansenist Catholic priest, best known as a member of the Jansenist community at Port-Royal-des-Champs and as head of the Petites écoles de Port-Royal (se...
Anton Docher Anton Docher (1852-1928) was a French Franciscan Roman Catholic priest, missionary and defender of the Indians.
Armand Jean le Bouthillier de Rancé Armand Jean le Bouthillier de Rancé (January 9, 1626 Paris – October 27, 1700 Soligny-la-Trappe), abbot and founder of the Trappist Cistercians.
Armand-François-Marie de Charbonnel Armand-François-Marie de Charbonnel (1 December 1802 – 29 March 1891) was the Bishop of Toronto from 1847 to 1860 and the only French and non-English priest to hold the post.
Athanase Auger Athanase Auger (1734–1792) was a French educator and translator.
Auguste Joseph Alphonse Gratry Auguste Joseph Alphonse Gratry (usually known as Joseph Gratry) (10 March 1805 − 6 February 1872) was a French author and theologian.
Auguste-Théodore-Paul de Broglie Abbé Auguste-Théodore-Paul de Broglie (June 18, 1834, Auteuil, France—May 11, 1895) was professor of apologetics at the Institut Catholique in Paris, and writer on apologetic subjects.
Basil Moreau Blessed Father Basil Anthony Marie Patrice Moreau, CSC (February 11, 1799–January 20, 1873) was the French priest who founded the Congregation of Holy Cross from which three additional con...
Benedict Joseph Flaget The Right Reverend Benedict Joseph Flaget, S.S., was a French-born Catholic bishop in the United States.
Benoit Haffreingue Benoît-Agathon Haffreingue was a French priest based in Boulogne-sur-Mer.
Benoît Haffreingue Benoît-Agathon Haffreingue was a French priest based in Boulogne-sur-Mer.
Bernard André Bernard André, O.E.S.A., also known as Andreas, was a French Augustinian friar and poet, who was a noted chronicler of the reign of Henry VII of England, and poet laureate.
Bernard Barsi Bernard César Augustin Barsi is a French prelate of the Catholic Church, the current Archbishop of Monaco.
Bernard Bernard Bernard Bernard (21 July 1821 in Mogues, France – 1895) was a French Catholic priest and missionary in Norway, Iceland and Scotland.
Bernard de Montfaucon Dom Bernard de Montfaucon, O.S.B., (January 13, 1655 – December 21, 1741) was a French Benedictine monk, and a scholar who founded the discipline of palaeography, as well as being an editor of w...
Brigant Cassian The Reverend Brother Brigant Cassian OBE, FSC (born 1889, Brittany, France – 31 October 1957, Hong Kong) was the priest and education worker in Hong Kong.
Bruno Cadoré Father Bruno Cadoré, O.P. is a French Roman Catholic priest of the Dominican Order.
Bérenger Saunière François Bérenger Saunière (11 April 1852 – 22 January 1917) was a Roman Catholic priest in the French village of Rennes-le-Château, in the Aude region, officially from 1885 until he was transfe...
Charles Amarin Brand Charles-Amarin Brand (27 June 1920 - 31 March 2013) was a French prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.
Charles de Bouvens Charles de Bouvens was a French pulpit orator who had to flee the French Revolution due to his conservative views.
Charles de Condren Charles de Condren, Cong. Orat., a Doctor of the Sorbonne, born in Vaubuin near Soissons on December 15, 1588, died on January 17, 1641, was a French mystic of the 17th century, and is considere...
Charles de Foucauld Blessed Charles Eugène de Foucauld (15 September 1858 – 1 December 1916) was a French Catholic religious and priest living among the Tuareg in the Sahara in Algeria.
Charles François Houbigant Charles François Houbigant, Cong.Orat. (born in Paris, 1686; died there 31 October 1783) was a French Oratorian Biblical scholar.
Charles-Michel de l'Épée The Abbé Charles-Michel de l'Épée (November 24, 1712, Versailles - December 23, 1789, Paris) was a philanthropic educator of 18th-century France who has become known as the "Father of the Deaf".
Claude Bernard (priest) Father Claude Bernard (December 23, 1588 – March 23, 1641) was a French Roman Catholic priest who was primarily active in ministry to prisoners and criminals, especially those condemned to death.
Claude de la Colombière St. Claude de la Colombière, S.J., was a Jesuit priest and the confessor of St. Margaret Mary Alacoque, V.H.M. His feast day is the day of his death, 15 February.
Claude Frikart Claude Henri Édouard Frikart (born 5 March 1922) is a French Prelate of Roman Catholic Church, and member of the Congregation of Jesus and Mary (Eudists, C.I.M.).
Claude Mondésert Claude Mondésert (?-1990) was a French Jesuit at Fourvière, Lyon and co-founder (with Jean Daniélou and Henri de Lubac) of the Sources Chrétiennes collection.
Claude Poullart des Places Claude-François Poullart des Places, C.S.Sp. was a French Catholic priest who founded the Holy Ghost Fathers in 1703 at the age of 24.
Clément Cailleau Clément Cailleau C.S.Sp. (July 27, 1923 – July 21, 2011) was a French-born prelate.
César de Bus Blessed César de Bus (born 3 February 1544, at Cavaillon, Comtat Venaissin (now in France); d. 15 April 1607, at Avignon) was a French Catholic priest, founder of two religious congregations.
Daniel Brottier The Blessed Daniel Jules Alexis Brottier, C.S.Sp., was a French Roman Catholic priest in the Congregation of the Holy Spirit.
Daniel Pezeril Daniel Pezeril (1911-1998) was the Roman Catholic auxiliary bishop of Paris in the time of Cardinal François Marty.
Denis Amelote Denis Amelot, Cong. Orat., (or Amelote, or Amelotte) (1609 – 7 October 1678), was a French Biblical writer and scholar who is notable for his French translation of the New Test...
Denis of the Nativity The Blessed Denis of the Nativity, O.C.D. (also Dionysius), (12 December 1600 – 27 November 1638) was a French sailor and cartographer for the king of Portugal, who later became a Discalce...
Dominique Peyramale Abbé Dominique Peyramale (9 January 18118 September 1877) was a Catholic priest in the town of Lourdes in France during the apparitions of Our Lady of Lourdes to the peasant girl Bernadette Soub...
Edmond Auger Edmond Auger (1530 – 19 January 1591) was a French Jesuit.
Edmond Papinot Jacques Edmond-Joseph Papinot (1860–1942) was a French Roman Catholic priest and missionary who was also known in Japan as.
Eligius Fromentin Eligius Fromentin (1767October 6, 1822) was an American politician.
Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès (3 March 1748 – 20 June 1836), commonly known as Abbé Sieyès, was a French Roman Catholic abbé and clergyman, one of the chief theorists of the French Revoluti...
Emmanuel-Joseph Sieyès Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès, sometimes hyphenated to Emmanuel-Joseph Sieyès but most commonly known as Abbé Sieyès, was a French Roman Catholic abbé and clergyman, one of the chief ...
Eugène Charles Miroy Eugène Charles Miroy (November 12, 1828 - February 12, 1871), also known as Abbé Miroy, was a French Catholic priest who was executed by the Prussian military during the armistice following the ...
Florentine Bechtel The Reverend Florentine Stanislaus Bechtel, S.J., (Haguenau, Alsace, 4 February 1857 -) was a French-born American Biblical scholar.
Francis Charles Nagot Francis Charles Nagot (1734–1816) was a French Roman Catholic priest, who worked for the Society of Saint-Sulpice.
Francis Libermann Francis Mary Paul Libermann (François-Marie-Paul Libermann; born Jacob Libermann; 14 April 1802 – 2 February 1852) was a 19th-century Jewish convert to Catholicism who was a member o...
François-Napoléon-Marie Moigno François-Napoléon-Marie Moigno, known in his later life as the Abbé Moigno, was a French Catholic priest and one time Jesuit, as well as a physicist and author.
François-Saturnin Lascaris d'Urfé François-Saturnin Lascaris d'Urfé, S.S. (1641 – June 30, 1701), was a French Sulpician priest known as the first resident pastor of the Parish of Saint-Louis du Haut de l'Île in what became the ...
François-Xavier Audouin François-Xavier Audouin (18 April 1765, in Limoges, Haute-Vienne – 23 July 1837, in Paris) was a French clergyman and politician during the French Revolution.
Frédéric Janssoone Frédéric Janssoone, O.F.M., was a French-born Franciscan friar and Catholic priest who worked in France, Egypt, the Holy Land and Quebec, where he died.
Fulcran Vigouroux Fulcran Grégoire Vigouroux, was a French Catholic priest and scholar, biblical theologian, apologist, and the first secretary of the Pontificial Commission.
Fulk of Neuilly Fulk of Neuilly (died 1201) was a French preacher of the twelfth century, and priest of Neuilly-sur-Marne.
Félix de Jesús Rougier Fr. Félix Rougier of Jesus (December 17, 1859, Meilhaud, France — January 10, 1938, Mexico City) was a Catholic priest, a founder of several institutes of consecrated life, and was declared vene...
Félix Dupanloup Mgr. Félix Antoine Philibert Dupanloup (3 January 1802 – 11 October 1878) was a French ecclesiastic.
Gabriel Girard (churchman) Gabriel Girard (1677, Montferrand – 4 February 1748, Montferrand) was a French churchman and grammarian, notable as the author of the first work on synonyms published in France.
Gabriel Girard (priest) Gabriel Girard (1677, Montferrand – 4 February 1748, Montferrand) was a French churchman and grammarian, notable as the author of the first work on synonyms published in France.
Gabriel Richard Father Gabriel Richard (October 15, 1767 – September 13, 1832) was a French Roman Catholic priest who became a Delegate from Michigan Territory to the U.S. House of Representatives.
Gabriel Thubières de Levy de Queylus Gabriel Thubières de Levy de Queylus, S.S. (1612 – 20 May 1677), was a Sulpician priest from France, who was a significant leader in the development of New France.
Gaspard Terrasson Gaspard Terrasson was a French Oratorian, teaching humanities and afterwards philosophy, and later a well-known preacher.
Geoffroy d'Ablis Geoffroy d'Ablis was a Dominican who led the Inquisition in Carcassonne against Cathars such as Peire Autier from 1303 to 1316.
Georges Thierry d'Argenlieu Georges Thierry d'Argenlieu, in religion Father Louis of the Trinity, O.C.D. (7 August 1889 - 7 September 1964), was a Discalced Carmelite friar and priest, who was also a diplomat and Fre...
Germain Marc'hadour Germain Marc'hadour (born 16 April 1921) was a professor of English at the Université Catholique de l'Ouest (Angers, France), an internationally recognized authority on the life and work of Thom...
Henri Perreyve Henri Perreyve (born at Paris, 11 April 1831; died there 18 June 1865) was a French Oratorian priest.
Henry de Beaume The Blessed Henry de Beaume, O.F.M. (Henricus de Balma), (1367 – 23 February 1439), also known as Hugh Balme, was a Franciscan theologian, who led a reform movement of his Order.
Hippolyte Hélyot Friar Hippolyte Hélyot, T.O.R., was a Franciscan friar and priest of the Franciscan Third Order Regular and a major scholar of Church history, focusing on the history of the religious Orders.
Hyacinthe de Valroger Hyacinthe de Valroger, Cong. Orat. (6 January 1814, at Caen – 10 October 1876), was a French Catholic priest and Oratorian.
Hyacinthe Loyson Charles Jean Marie Loyson (–), better known by his religious name Père Hyacinthe, was a famous French preacher and theologian.
Hyacinthe-Marie Cormier Hyacinthe-Marie Cormier, O.P., was a French Dominican friar and priest, who was elected as the 76th Master General of his Order, serving in that capacity from 1904 until 1916.
Ignace Lepp Ignace Lepp (born John Robert Lepp; 26 October 1909 Orajõe, Pärnu County, Livonia, Russian Empire – 29 May 1966 near Paris, France), was a French writer of Estonian origin.
Ignatius Lissner The Reverend Ignatius F. Lissner, S.M.A. (Ignace Francious Lissner), was a French-born Catholic priest who was instrumental in developing the ministry of the Catholic Church in the United State...
Isidore Robot Born July 18, 1837, at Thoriseau, France, Isidore Robot entered the Roman Catholic Benedictine monastery of Saint Marie de la Pierre-qui-Vire, in central France.
Ismaël Bullialdus Ismaël Bullialdus (1605-1694) was a famous astronomer and mathematician during the 17th century.
J. M. Lelen Father J. M. Lelen, PhD was an author, translator, poet, and philosopher who corresponded with many notable figures in his lifetime.
J.A.M. Pelamourgues Jean-Antoine-Marie Pelamourgues (1807–1875) was a French missionary who was one of the first Roman Catholic priests to serve in the Diocese of Dubuque in the state of Iowa.
Jacques Gaillot Jacques Jean Edmond Georges Gaillot (born 11 September 1935; generally known in French as Monseigneur Gaillot) is a French Catholic clergyman and social activist.
Jacques Gillot (jurist) Jacques Gillot was a French priest and jurist, and reputed author, a Gallican opponent of the Society of Jesus.
Jacques Paul Migne Jacques Paul Migne (25 October 1800 – 24 October 1875) was a French priest who published inexpensive and widely distributed editions of theological works, encyclopedias and the texts of th...
Jacques-André Emery Jacques-André Emery, S.S. (26 August 1732, Gex, Duchy of Savoy - 28 April 1811, Paris), France, was a French priest of the Society of Saint-Sulpice, who served as its Superior General during the...
Jacques-Denis Cochin Jacques-Denis Cochin (born in Paris, 1 January 1726; died there 3 June 1783) was a French Roman Catholic priest, preacher and philanthropist.
Jacques-Désiré Laval Jacques-Désiré Laval (also Jacob Desiré Laval; 18 September 1803 – 9 September 1864) was a French Roman Catholic priest and missionary to Mauritius.
Jacques-François Dujarié Jacques-François Dujarié (1767-1838) was a French Catholic priest who served the people of France at the start of the 19th century.
Jean-Claude Colin The Venerable Jean-Claude Colin, S.M. was a French priest (7 August 1790 - 15 November 1875) who became the founder of the Society of Mary (Marists).
Jean-Claude Courveille Jean-Claude Courveille (15 May 1787 – 15 September 1866) was a Catholic priest who took the initiative of establishing the Marists, or Society of Mary, of which he was the first superior general.
Jean-Claude Faveyrial Jean-Claude Faveyrial (1817–1893) was a French Lazarite Roman Catholic priest and author of the first written History of Albania.
Jean-Denis Cochin Jean-Denis Cochin (born in Paris, 1 January 1726; died there 3 June 1783) was a French Roman Catholic priest, preacher and philanthropist.
Jean-Fleury Baudrand Jean-Fleury Baudrand (or Baudran), O.M.I. (9 March 1811 – 1 October 1853), was a French Roman Catholic priest and missionary who served in North America, where he died.
Jean-Marie Benjamin The Rev. Jean-Marie Benjamin is a priest who once worked as an assistant to the Vatican secretary of state and became an activist for lifting Iraq sanctions prior to the 2003 Invasion of Iraq.
Jean-Marie Beurel Jean-Marie Beurel was born on 5 February 1813 at Plouguenast, in Lower Brittany, France.
Jean-Marie de Lamennais The Very Rev. Canon Jean-Marie-Robert de Lamennais (or de la Mennais) was a Breton Catholic priest, and brother of the noted philosopher Hugues Felicité Robert de Lamennais, whom he influe...
Jean-Marie Perrot The abbé Jean-Marie Perrot, in Breton Yann Vari Perrot (September 3, 1877, Plouarzel, Finistère – December 12, 1943, Scrignac), was a French priest, Breton independentist and collabo...
Jean-Martin Moye The Blessed Jean-Martin Moye (written later in his life as Moyë) was a French Catholic priest who was served as a missionary in China and was the founder of the Sisters of the Congregation of Di...
Jean-Nicolas Beauregard Jean-Nicolas Beauregard (born Metz, Lorraine, France 4 December 1733, died Gröningen, Germany, 27 July 1804) was a Jesuit preacher, pulpit orator and émigré priest following the French revolutio...
Jean-Pierre Aulneau Father Jean-Pierre Aulneau de la Touche, S.J. was a Jesuit missionary priest who was briefly active in New France and killed before he could take part in his first major assignment which was to ...
Jean-Pierre Urkia Jean-Pierre Urkia M.E.P. was a French Vicar Apostolic of the Roman Catholic Church.
Jean-Rodolphe Kars Jean-Rodolphe Kars (b. Calcutta, India 1947) is an Indian-born French of Austrian origin pianist.
John Dubois John Dubois, S.S. (Jean Dubois), was the third bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of New York, He was the first Ordinary to reside in the diocese and is the only non-Irish Bishop of New York ...
John Eudes Jean Eudes (November 14, 1601 - August 19, 1680) was a French missionary, founder of the Congregation of Jesus and Mary and of the Sisters of Our Lady of Charity of the Refuge, and author of the...
John Gabriel Perboyre Saint Jean-Gabriel Perboyre (6 January 1802 – 11 September 1840), was a French Catholic missionary and martyr.
John of la Rochelle John of la Rochelle, O.F.M. (Jean de La Rochelle, John of Rupella, Johannes de Rupella) (ca.
John Vianney Jean-Baptiste-Marie Vianney, T.O.S.F., (8 May 1786 – 4 August 1859), commonly known in English as St John Vianney, was a French parish priest who is venerated in the Catholic Church as a s...
Joseph Carrière Joseph Carrière, S.S. (19 February 1795, Lapanouse-de-Cernon - 23 April 1864, Lyon) was a French Sulpician moral theologian, and from 1850 the 13th Superior General of the Society of Saint-Sulpice.
Joseph Crétin Joseph Crétin was the first Roman Catholic Bishop of Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Joseph Fabre Joseph Fabre (1824-1892) was the second Superior General of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate.
Joseph Marie Terray Joseph Marie Terray (December 9, 1715, Boën – February 18, 1778) was a Controller-General of Finances during the reign of Louis XV of France, an agent of fiscal reform, cut short by his death.
Joseph-Antoine Boullan Abbé Joseph-Antoine Boullan (Saint-Porquier, Tarn-et-Garonne, 18 February 1824 – 4 January 1893, Lyon) was a French Roman Catholic priest and later a laicized priest, who is often accused of bei...
Jules Auguste Lemire Jules Auguste Lemire (April 23, 1853 – March 7, 1928), French priest and social reformer, was born at Vieux-Berquin (Nord).
Jules Chevalier Blessed Jules Chevalier (March 15, 1824 – October 21, 1907) was a French Roman Catholic priest and founder of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart and Daughters of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart R...
Jules Monchanin Father Jules Monchanin, was a French Catholic priest, monk and hermit.
Julien Gouyet Julien Gouyet was a French priest, credited with discovering the House of the Virgin Mary.
Julien Loriot Julien Loriot, Cong.Orat., was a French priest of the Oratory of Saint Philip Neri and theologian.
Jérôme Besoigne Jérôme Besoigne (1686 in Paris – 1763) was a prominent Jansenist apologist and oppositionist to the Bull "Unigenitus."
Jérôme Maurand Jérôme Maurand was a 16th-century French priest of Antibes, who accompanied the French officer Captain Polin in conjunction with the Ottoman fleet of Barbarossa in 1544, as a part of the Franco-...
Laurent Cassegrain Laurent Cassegrain (ca. 1629—September 1, 1693) was a Catholic priest who is notable as the probable inventor of the Cassegrain reflector, a folded two mirror reflecting telescope design.
Laurent-Joseph-Marius Imbert Saint Laurent-Joseph-Marius Imbert, M.E.P., sometimes called Laurent-Marie-Joseph Imbert and affectionately known in Korea as Bishop Imbert Bum was a French missionary bishop in Asia.
Louis Amadeus Rappe Louis Amadeus Rappe was a French-born prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.
Louis Baunard Louis Baunard was a rector of the Catholic University of Lille and historian.
Louis Brisson Blessed Louis Brisson (23 June 1817 – 2 February 1908) was a Roman Catholic priest who founded the congregations of the Oblate Sisters of St. Francis de Sales and the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales.
Louis Duchesne Louis Marie Olivier Duchesne (13 September 1843 – 21 April 1922) was a French priest, philologist, teacher and a critical historian of Christianity and Roman Catholic liturgy and institutions.
Louis Legrand (theologian) Louis Legrand, S.S. (b. Lusigny-sur-Ouche, Burgundy, 12 June 1711, d. at Issy, Île-de-France, 21 July 1780) was a French Sulpician priest and theologian, and a Doctor of the Sorbonne.
Louis Maimbourg Louis Maimbourg (January 10, 1610, Nancy – August 13, 1686, Paris) was a French Jesuit and historian.
Louis Moréri Louis Moréri was a French priest and encyclopaedist.
Louis Nicolas Louis Nicolas was a French missionary in Canada in the late-seventeenth and early-18th century.
Louis Querbes The Reverend Louis Querbes was a Roman Catholic priest in France who was the founder of the Clerics of Saint Viator, a religious order which specializes in teaching.
Louis-Marie Baudouin Louis-Marie Baudouin, born August 2 1765 in Montaigu and died on February 12 1835 at Chavagnes-en-Paillers was a French priest, founder of the Sons of Mary Immaculate and the Ursulines of Jesus.
Louis-Paul-Armand Simonneaux Louis-Paul-Armand Simonneaux (January 19, 1916 – January 22, 2009) was a French prelate of the Roman Catholic Church and was one of the oldest living bishops and one of oldest French bisho...
Lucien Galtier Lucien Galtier (c.1811–1866) was the first Roman Catholic priest who served in Minnesota.
Lupus Servatus Lupus Servatus, also Servatus Lupus (805 – c. 862), in French Loup, was a Benedictine monk and Abbot of Ferrières Abbey during the Carolingian dynasty, who was also a member of Charl...
Léon Aimé Taverdet Léon Aimé Taverde, F.M.C (July 17, 1923 – August 8, 2013), was a French Prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.
Léon Dehon Léon Gustav Dehon was a French Roman Catholic clergyman.
Léon-Raymond Soulier Léon-Raymond Soulier (born 13 January 1924) is a French Prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.
Marc Aillet Marc Marie Max Aillet is the current bishop of Bayonne since his episcopal installation on 30 November 2008.
Marie Theodor Ratisbonne Marie-Théodor Ratisbonne, N.D.S., was a noted Jewish convert to the Catholic Church, who became a priest and missionary and who later founded the Congregation of Our Lady of Sion.
Marie-Alain Couturier Père Marie-Alain Couturier, known as Father Couturier was a Dominican friar, designer of stained glass windows, famous for his modern inspiration of Sacred art.
Marie-Alphonse Ratisbonne Marie-Alphonse Ratisbonne, N.D.S., (May 1, 1814, Strasbourg, Alsace, France - May 6, 1884, Ein Karem, Mutasarrifate of Jerusalem, Ottoman Empire) was a French Jew who converted to Catholicism an...
Noël Brûlart de Sillery Noël Brûlart (or Brulart) de Sillery (1577–1640) was a French diplomat who, upon renouncing the world and taking holy orders, provided from his fortune for the establishment of a...
Patrick Desbois Patrick Desbois, born in 1955 in Chalon-sur-Saône, France, is a Roman Catholic priest, head of the Commission for Relations with Judaism of the French Bishops' Conference and Consultant to the V...
Paul Couturier Paul Irénée Couturier (29 July 1881 – 24 March 1953) was a French priest and a promoter of the concept of Christian unity.
Paul Pisani Paul Pisani (1852–1933) was a Franciscan friar and historian from France.
Paul-Louis Carrière Paul-Louis Carrière was a French prelate of the Roman Catholic Church Carrière was born in Châlons-en-Champagne and was ordained a priest on July 8, 1931.
Paulin Martin Paulin Martin (born at Lacam, Lot, 20 July 1840; died at Amélie-les-Bains, Pyrénées-Orientales, 14 January 1890) was a French Catholic Biblical scholar.
Peter Chanel Saint Peter Chanel (12 July 1803 – 28 April 1841), born Pierre Louis Marie Chanel, was a Catholic priest, missionary, and martyr.
Peter Coudrin Peter Coudrin or Pierre Coudrin of France was the founder of the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary, a religious institute of the Roman Catholic Church famous for its miss...
Peter Faber Saint Peter Faber, S.J. (Pierre Lefevre or Favre, Pedro Fabro, Petrus Faver) (13 April 1506 – 2 August 1546) was the first Jesuit priest and theologian, who was also a co-founder of the Society ...
Peter Fourier Peter Fourier, C.R.S.A., (Pierre Fourier) was a French canon regular who is honored as a saint in the Roman Catholic Church.
Peter Julian Eymard Saint Peter Julian Eymard (ɛy'mɒ), (La Mure, Grenoble, France, 4 February 1811 – La Mure, 1 August 1868) was a French Catholic priest, founder of two religious institutes, and a canonized saint.
Peter-Victor Braun The Servant of God, Abbé Pierre-Victor Braun, (5 June 1825 – 18 May 1882) was a French Catholic priest who ministered to the poor of Paris.
Philip of France, Archdeacon of Paris Philip of France (1125 – 4 September 1161), Archdeacon of Paris, was a son of Louis the Fat, King of France and his second wife Adélaide de Maurienne.
Philippe Jean-Charles Jourdan Philippe Jean-Charles Jourdan (born 30 August 1960 in Dax, France) is a Roman Catholic dignitary, Apostolic Administrator of Estonia and Titular Bishop of Pertusa.
Pierre Batiffol Pierre Batiffol (born 27 January 1861 in Toulouse in France, died 13 January 1929 in Paris) – was a French catholic priest and prominent theologian, specialising in Church history.
Pierre Brugière Pierre Brugière (3 October 1730 – 7 November 1803) was a French priest and Jansenist, who supported the French Revolution and the reforms it sought to bring to bear on the Catholic Church.
Pierre Claude François Daunou Pierre Claude François Daunou (18 August 1761 – 20 June 1840) was a French statesman and historian of the French Revolution and Empire.
Pierre Clergue Pierre Clergue was a priest in the village of Montaillou, France in the late thirteenth and early fourteenth century.
Pierre Coton Pierre Coton (7 March 1564, at Néronde in Forez – 19 March 1626, at Paris) was a French Jesuit and royal confessor.
Pierre de Bérulle Pierre de Bérulle, Cong. Orat. (4 February 1575 – 2 October 1629), was a French Catholic priest, cardinal and statesman, one of the most important mystics of the 17th century in France, and foun...
Pierre de Jarric Pierre de Jarric (1566 – March 2, 1617) was a French Catholic missionary writer from Toulouse.
Pierre de Porcaro The Abbé Pierre de Porcaro (1904–1945) was a French Roman Catholic priest who worked as an undercover minister during the Second World War.
Pierre-Henri Dorie Pierre Henri Dorie (1839–1866) was a French missionary of the Paris Foreign Missions Society, who was martyred in Korea in 1866.
Pierre-Victor Braun The Servant of God, Abbé Pierre-Victor Braun, was a French Catholic priest who ministered to the poor of Paris.
Prosper Guéranger Dom Prosper Louis Pascal Guéranger (4 April 1805, Sablé-sur-Sarthe, France – 30 January 1875, Solesmes, France) was a Benedictine priest, abbot of Solesmes Abbey (which he founded in the disused...
Père Jacques Father Jacques de Jésus (1900–1945) was a Roman Catholic priest of the Carmelite Order and headmaster of the Petit Collège Sainte-Thérèse de l' Enfant-Jésus.
Raoul Lefèvre Raoul Lefèvre was a 15th-century French writer, the author of a Histoire de Jason in 1460 and the Recoeil des histoires de Troyes in 1464.
Raymond Bonal Raymond Bonal (1600–1653) was a founder of the Congregation of the Priests of St. Mary (Bonalists), a French order active in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
René de Naurois Abbé René de Naurois (24 November 1906 – 12 January 2006) was a French Catholic priest, chaplain and ornithologist.
René Laurentin Father René Laurentin (born 19 October 1917) is a French theologian, born in Tours, France, to Marie and Maurice Laurentin, an architect.
René Ouvrard René Ouvrard (1624–1694) was a French priest, writer and composer.
René Rapin René Rapin (1621–1687) was a French Jesuit and writer.
Richard Simon Richard Simon was a French Oratorian, influential advanced biblical critic, orientalist, and controversialist.
Richard Simon (priest) Richard Simon CO (13 May 1638 – 11 April 1712), was a French priest and longtime Oratorian, who was an influential biblical critic, orientalist and controversialist.
Robert Alesch Robert Alesch (b. Aspelt, Luxembourg, 1906, d. by firing squad at Fort de Montrouge Arcueil, France, 1949) was a priest and collaborator with Nazi Germany during the Second World War.
Robert Jacquinot de Besange Robert de Besange (Jacquinot de Besange) (15 March 1878 – 10 September 1946) was a French Jesuit who set up a successful model of safety zones that saved over half a million Chinese people...
Roger Ninféi Roger Ninféi (30 July 1916–28 February 2003) was a Catholic Marianist priest from Moyeuvre-Grande, Lorraine.
Saint Theophilus of Corte Saint Theophilus of Corte (30 October 1676 – 17 June 1740) was born "Biagio Arrighi" in Corsica in 1676.
Sebastien Michaelis Sébastien Michaëlis was a French inquisitor and prior of the Dominican order who lived during the late 16th and early 17th centuries.
Simplicien Lucas Simplicien Lucas, O.A.D., (Father Simplician, or Père Simplicien), (1683–1759) was a noted French genealogist and a friar of the Order of Discalced Augustinians at the priory of the Order,...
Siméon Marotte de Muis Siméon Marotte de Muis was a French churchman and Hebraist, professor at the Collège du roi from 1614, and biblical commentator.
Siméon-François Berneux Siméon-François Berneux (14 May 1814 – 7 March 1866) was a French Catholic missionary, and a member of the Paris Foreign Missions Society who was canonized as a saint.
Theobald of Provins Saint Theobald of Provins (Saint Thibaut, Thibault, Thiébaut) (1033–1066) was a French hermit and saint.
Thoinot Arbeau Thoinot Arbeau is the anagrammatic pen name of French cleric Jehan Tabourot (March 17, 1519 - July 23, 1595).
Urbain Grandier Urbain Grandier (1590 in Bouère, Mayenne – 18 August 1634 in Loudun) was a French Catholic priest who was burned at the stake after being convicted of witchcraft, following the events of the so-...
Vincent de Paul St. Vincent de Paul (24 April 1581 – 27 September 1660) was a priest of the Catholic Church who dedicated himself to serving the poor.
Vincent Ribeton Vincent Ribeton is a French Roman Catholic priest, and the regional superior of the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter in France, one of the largest missions for the fraternity.
William Joseph Chaminade The Blessed William Joseph Chaminade, S.M. (Guillaume-Joseph Chaminade), was a French Catholic priest who survived persecution during the French Revolution.
Yves Congar Yves-Marie-Joseph Congar (Yves Marie-Joseph Congar, Yves M.J. Congar, Yves Marie Joseph Congar), O.P. (13 April 1904 – 22 June 1995), was a French Dominican friar, Catholic priest and theologian.
Zenobius Membre Zenobius Membre (1645–c.1687) was a French Franciscan missionary in North America.
Émile Grouard Émile Jean-Baptiste Marie Grouard was born at Brulon, France February 2, 1840 and died in Grouard, Alberta on March 7, 1931. He studied at Laval University, Quebec in 1860 and began his noviciate in 1862. He served at Fort Chipewyan, Fort Providence, Lac La Biche and Dunvegan.
Émile Petitot Father Émile-Fortuné Petitot (also known as Émile-Fortuné-Stanislas-Joseph Petitot) (Inuk name, Mitchi Pitchitork Tchikraynarm iyoyé, meaning "Mr. Petitot, son of the Sun") (Dece...
Étienne Pernet Étienne Pernet (1824-1899, born Claude-Étienne Pernet-Cordelet), was a French Roman Catholic priest, founder of Little Sisters of the Assumption Order.
Évariste Régis Huc Évariste Régis Huc, C.M., or the Abbé Huc, (1813–1860) was a French missionary Catholic priest and traveller, famous for his accounts of China, Tartary and Tibet.