Montfavet

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Montfavet's church (14th century)

Montfavet is a village of southern France, part of the commune of Avignon, in the Vaucluse département.

In southern France, the village is well known for the psychiatric hospital, "Centre hospitalier de Montfavet" located on the Mont de Vergues. Camille Claudel was a patient in this hospital. Georges-Ernest Roux (1903-1981), a postman who lived in Montfavet, founded the Universal Christian Church (now named Universal Alliance), claimed to be Jesus, and was famous under the name "Christ of Montfavet".

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Coordinates: 43°56′8″N 4°52′25″E / 43.93556°N 4.87361°E / 43.93556; 4.87361