Abelli, Louis (2)
Abelli, Louis a French theologian, was born in 1603 in the Vexin. He was first rector of St. Josse at Paris, then bishop of Rhodes. In 1664 he resigned his bishopric, and went to Paris to live in retirement. He was a strong adversary of Port-Royal. He died at Paris, Oct. 4, 1691. — He wrote, Medulla Theologica (1650): — Tradition de 'Eglise touchant la Devotion des Chretiens' envers la Sainte Vierge (1652-72): — La Vie du Veneable Seriteur de Dieu, Vincent de Paul (1664): — La Couronne de l'Annee Chretime, ou Meditations sum' les plus Importantes Vieites de l'Evangile (translated by him into Latin in 1732): — Considerations sur l'Eternite . — La Vie de Sainte Josse de Bretagne (Abbeille): — Defense de la
Hierarchie de Eglise, et de l'Autorite du Pape (Paris, 1659): — Taite des Heresies (1661)., See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.