Lacroix, Claudius, a noted Roman Catholic theologian and philosopher, was born at the village of St. Andre, province of Limburg, in 1652. He became master of philosophy in 1673, and immediately after joined the Order of Jesuits. He taught moral theology first at Cologne, then at Miunster; became doctor of theology in 1698, and died June 1, 1714. He wrote a commentary on Busenbaum's Moral Theologie (Cologne, 1719, 2 vols. folio). SEE BUSENBAUM.