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French cardinal. Longtime Bishop of Lille. Created a cardinal in 1930.  Championed social reform, trade unionism and the Worker Priest Movement. Lienart was a prominent, reform-minded member of Vatican Council II and the senior French prelate in attendance.


ALS - Autograph Letter Signed, two sides of his Bishop of Lille letterhead. Lengthy letter to Alfred Van de Walla-Vanusta, President de l’Association La Maison, Belgium. Discusses charitable matters of the foundation.  Merits further research.

LIENART, ACHILLE (1884-1973)

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