Venerable Leonard Lessius

[Venerable Leonard Lessius]
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Earned his doctorate of philosophy at Louvain, Belgium at age 17. Joined the Society of Jesus in 1573. Studied theology in Rome. Professor of theology in Louvain for 15 years. Noted for his intelligence and his piety. Wrote several theological, apologetic and other related books and treatises.
Born
1 October 1554 in Brecht, Belgium
Died
15 January 1623 in Louvain, Belgium
Beatified
pending
Additional Information
Catholic Encyclopedia
New Catholic Dictionary
Works
Theses theologicæ (1586)
De justitia et jure
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