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0227: Marshall University Regional Photograph Collection
Marshall University Archives and Special Collections
"Pere Hyacinthe", Hyacinthe Loyson, Roman Catholic Priest, ca. 1870's, col. Hyacinthe Loyson (known as "Père Hyacinthe") (10 March 1827 in Orléans – 1912 in Paris), was a controversial Roman Catholic priest, religious figure and author. In 1869/70 he broke with the Catholic Church - largely over the Vatican Council of 1870, with its doctrine of papal infallibility - and in 1872 married an American heiress, Emilie Jane Butterfield Meriman. Identified as one of the Old Catholics, Loyson continued to write and preach and ultimately established as a separate church the L'Eglise Gallicane, which drew up on the long French tradition of Gallicanism.
Subject Terms: Catholic Church Clergy
Studio: Centennial Photographic Co.
People:Loyson, Hyacinthe (1827-1912) Pere Hyacinthe
Wilson, Edward and Adams, W. Irving, ""Pere Hyacinthe", Hyacinthe Loyson, Roman Catholic Priest" (1870). 0227: Marshall University Regional Photograph Collection. 413.