Affre sentence example
- DENIS AUGUSTE AFFRE (1793-1848), archbishop of Paris, was born at St Rome, in the department of Tarn, on the 27th of September 1793.
- Before this he had been sent by Archbishop Affre to Rome, and had been appointed Roman prelate and protonotary apostolic. For thirty years he remained a notable figure in France, doing his utmost to arouse his countrymen from religious indifference.
- Transferred to Paris as almoner of the college of Henry IV., and honorary canon of Notre Dame, he became the close friend of Archbishop Affre and of his successor Archbishop Sibour.