Louis Gaston Adrien de Ségur

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Louis Gaston Adrien de Ségur.

Louis Gaston Adrien de Ségur (1820-1881) was a French bishop and charitable pioneer.[1]

In 1881 he organized the first formal Eucharistic Congress in Lille France which was approved by Pope Leo XIII and was attended by 4,0000 people.[2]


  1. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Louis Gaston de Ségur". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  2. ^ OSV's encyclopedia of Catholic history by Matthew Bunson 2004 ISBN 1-59276-026-0 page 334