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Vincent De Paul (1581–1660)

  1. David S. Oderberg

Published Online: 25 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470670606.wbecc0400

The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization

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Oderberg, D. S. 2011. Vincent De Paul (1581–1660). The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 NOV 2011


Priest, missionary, spiritual adviser, founder of religious congregations, and tireless worker for the poor and disadvantaged, Vincent de Paul is one of the greatest saints of the Catholic Church.


  • Vincent de Paul (1581–1660);
  • priest, missionary, spiritual adviser, religious congregations;
  • preaching missions, organizations for the relief of the poor;
  • revitalizing the priesthood;
  • Vincent, preaching fearlessly against the Jansenists