Mathieu, Jacques Marie Adrien Cesaire

Mathieu, Jacques Marie Adrien Cesaire a French prelate, was born at Paris, January 26, 1796. He first studied law, but afterwards betook himself to the study of theology, entered the seminary of St. Sulpice, was ordained priest, and became secretary to the bishop ῥof Envreux in 1823. In 1833 he was appointed bishop of Langres, and in the following year he was raised to the archiepiscopal see of Besanoni. In 1850 he was made cardinal. As a member of the senate he was a zealous defender of the rights of the Church, and, in spite of the. interdict of the government, he published the papal encyclical of December 8, 1864. Mathieu died at Besancon in 1875. Of his brochures we especially mention Le Pounvoir Temporel des Papes Justifie par l'Histoire (1863). See Lichtenberger, Encyclop. des Sciences Religieuses, s.v. (B.P.)

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