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Batiffol, Pierre
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(Jan 27, 1861, Toulouse – Jan 13, 1929, Paris), a distinguished French church historian and liturgical scholar. Batiffol spent most of his life at the Collège Ste.-Barbe in Paris, except for ten years (1898–1908) as rector of the Institut Catholique in Toulouse. His book Eucharistie was placed on the index in 1907; a second, revised version appeared in 1913. His reputation suffered during the conflict over Modernism although he opposed the movement. His Histoire du bréviaire romain was first published in 1893. During his later years, he worked extensively…

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White, James F., “Batiffol, Pierre”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 28 May 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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