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Georges Darboy

(1813—1871)


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(1813–71),

Abp. of Paris from 1863. His Gallican sympathies and claims to episcopal independence brought him into conflict with Rome; before and during the First Vatican Council he opposed the definition of Papal infallibility, though he eventually subscribed to it. When the Commune gained control of Paris in 1871, he was shot.

Subjects: Christianity.


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