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Francis de Sales
  • Name: Francis de Sales
  • Born: 08/21/1567
  • Died: 12/28/1622 (55 years old)

Francis de Sales (French: François de Sales; Italian: Francesco di Sales; 21 August 1567? 28 December 1622) was a Bishop of Geneva and is honored as a saint in the Catholic Church. He became noted for his deep faith and his gentle approach to the religious divisions in his land resulting from the Protestant Reformation. He is known also for his writings on the topic of spiritual direction and spiritual formation, particularly the Introduction to the Devout Life and the Treatise on the Love of God.

Alias: François de Sales

Birth Place: Château de Sales, Duchy of Savoy, Holy Roman Empire

Death Place: Lyons, Lyonnais, Kingdom of France

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