Blessed Georges-Edme René

Martyrs of the Hulks of RochefortMemorial

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Son of a lawyer. Priest in the archdiocese of Sens, France. Canon of Vezelay, France. Imprisoned on a ship in the harbor of Rochefort, France and left to die during the antiCatholic persecutions of the French Revolution for refusing to take the oath of loyalty to the government instead of the Church. One of the Martyrs of the Hulks of Rochefort.

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Venerated

Beatified

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Georges-Edme René“. CatholicSaints.Info. 2 October 2016. Web. 8 December 2016. <>