Appellant Controversy


A dispute occasioned by the refusal of the Sorbonne and certain French ecclesiastics and bishops to accept the Bull Unigenitus of 1713, which condemned the Jansenist doctrines as set forth in Quesnel’s Moral Reflections. The name has also been applied to the dispute in England known as the Archpriest Controversy.

MLA Citation

  • “Appellant Controversy”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 26 November 2019. Web. 20 January 2021. <>