Fathers of the Christian Doctrine
Fathers Of The Christian Doctrine an order of monks collected in France by Caesar de Bus in the 16th century, who employed themselves in instructing the ignorant, and especially the young. It was approved by Clement VIII in 1597. Another order, bearing a similar name and having a like object, was formed in Italy about the same time by Marcus Cusanus, a knight of Milan, and was approved by Pius V and Gregory XIII. SEE DOCTRINAIRES.