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Sauniere, Berenger

Born: 1852 AD
Died: 1917 AD
Nationality: French
Categories: Clergymen

1852 – Born on April 11th in Montazels. Catholic clergyman.

1874 – He entered the seminary in Carcasonne.

1879 – He was ordained as a priest in June.

         – He was a vicar in Alet.

1882 – Was a priest in the deanery of Clat.

1885 – He was a teacher in the seminary in Narbonne but, because he was undisciplined, he was appointed to Rennes le Château (298 inhabitants) on June 1st.

         – Became the Catholic curate of Rennes-le-Chateau.

1886 – He was anti-republican and he had to leave the diocese to give lessons once more in the seminary of Narbonne.

1891 – Claimed to have discovered four mysterious parchments associated with Priory of Sion.

1911 – He resigned and was no longer a priest.

1915 – He was sued for trafficking in masses.

1917 – He died on January 22nd.