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Charles, Pierre
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(Jul 3, 1883, Brussels – Feb 11, 1954, Louvain) entered the Jesuit order on Sep 23, 1899, and was ordained on Aug 24, 1910; he was professor of dogmatic theology in Louvain and of missiology in Rome. After studying philosophy and theology within the order, he developed a particular interest in the catholicity of the faith, which led him to discover the church's missionary dimension and the meaning of the apostolate and took him to Africa, Asia, and America. He saw the goal of evan…

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Collet, Giancarlo, “Charles, Pierre”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 14 August 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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