Peter Faber (1506-1546)

Faber, Peter also known as Pierre Lefevre, Pierre Favre or Petrus Faber (1506-1546). French Jesuit theologian and cofounder of the Society of Jesus. Tutor of Ignatius Loyola at Paris. He was appointed professor of theology at Rome by Pope Paul III (1537). He founded Jesuit colleges in Europe and was a delegate to the Council of Trent.


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