Fr Guy-Thomas Bedouelle, OP Passes On

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Fr. Guy-Thomas Bedouelle has just died. He is a well-known historian in the Order from the Province of France.

Fr Guy was born on the 6th of April, 1940. He made his profession in the Order in 1966 and was ordained to the priesthood in 1971. He studied at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and also Ecole Nationale d’Administration among other places. He had doctorates in theology, law and history.

He had a long teaching career in various institutions and he was at one time the rector of the Catholic University of the West. He was also a member of the Scientific Committee of Thomas Moore. He has published dozens of books and articles and his papers were favourites at seminars and symposia. After his resignation as rector of the Catholic University of the West, he lived at Fribourg (Switzerland) where he died on the 22nd of May, 2012.

Fr Guy is personally acclaimed in literature and theology and he served the Church as juror, international historian and teacher. May his soul rest in peace.