Forer Laurent, a Jesuit, born in Switzerland, 1580, was professor of philosophy in many colleges of his order; then chancellor of the University of Dillingen, and finally rector of the Jesuits College at Lucerne. He died in 1659, leaving 44 works, a list of which may be found in Sotwell, Bibliographie de la Societe de Jesus. Among them is Symbolum Catholicum, Lutheranum, Calvinianum cum. Apostolico collatum (Dillingen, 1622, 4to). — Migne, Diet. de Biog. Chretienne, s.v.