Pagi, Francois

Pagi, Francois nephew of the preceding, also a distinguished French ecclesiastic, was born at Lapbesc, in Provence, in 1654. He was educated first by 'the priests of the Oratory at Toulon, and then by his uncle, who inspired the. boy with a desire to serve the Church. Francois entered the Order of the Cordeliers, and, after teaching philosophy for some time, sought further mental development under the guidance of his uncle, and thus became that learned man's assistant in his Critique on Baronius's Annals. Franois then laid the plan of a work of his own, which he afterwards published under the title Breviarium Histor. chronol. crit., illustr. pontif. Roman. gesta, concilior. general. acta, nec non comnplura tunm sacror. rituum, turn antiquce eccles. disciplince, capita complectens (1717-1747). In it Pagi manifests great zeal for ultramontane theology and the exaltation of the papacy. He died at Orange Jan. 21, 1721. See Niceron, Memoires, vol. 7. s.v.

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