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Cloriviere, Pierre Joseph Picot de,

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a French theologian, was born in Bretaguc about 1735. He was educated a,Jesuit, but could not take the vow, as the society was suppressed in 1762 by the parliament of Bretagne. Cloriviere was appointed pastor of Parame, near St. Male, and continuing relations with the Jesuits and the royalist party, he was imprisoned by Napoleon I, in the Temple, for several years. On the return of the Bourbon family he was set at liberty, and eagerly labored for the reunion of the Jesuitical order. He died Jan. 5, 1820, leaving, Vie de Grignon de Montfort (St. Malo, 1785, 12mo): Exercise de Deotion a Saint-Louis de Gonzague, transl. from the Italian of Galpin (1785, 12mo): Considerations Sur l'Exercise de la Priere, et de l'Orttison (1802, 12mo): Explication des Epilres de Saint-Pierre (1809, 3 vols. 12mo). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Cloriviere, Pierre Joseph Picot de,'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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