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Sauniere, Berenger

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Born: 1852 AD
Died: 1917 AD, at 64 years of age.

Nationality: French
Categories: Clergymen

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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.

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