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John Flory (born in 1886 in Lure, Haute-Saône died on 9 May 1949 in Montbéliard) was a French Catholic priest, teacher and resistant. He was archpriest of the Cathedral of Montbéliard. He was a seminarist in Delle and studied theology in Besançon. He was awarded the title "Righteous Among the Nations"[1] and was buried in Thann.

Legacy

  • He was awarded "Righteous Among the Nations"
  • In Montbéliard, the front of the cathedral is named after him
  • In Thann, a street is named after him

Bibliography

  • (fr) L'Enfant du rire, preface by André Malraux, Grasset, Paris 1973. Reed. 1991, 204 p. (ISBN 9782246003526)
  • (fr) Chrétiens et Juifs sous Vichy, 1940-1944 : sauvetage et désobéissance civile, Limore Yagil, Le Cerf ed., Paris, 2005, p. 601 and foll. (ISBN 9782204075855)
  • (fr) L'abbé Flory (1886-1949), documents and testimonies gathered by Joseph Ball, 337 p., Besançon, 1978
  • (fr) Témoins de l'Évangile : quinze siècles d’écrits spirituels d'auteurs comtois, Jean Thiébaud, preface by Lucien Daloz, L'Harmattan ed., 1999, 390 p. (ISBN 9782738486004)

References

  1. Chrétiens et Juifs sous Vichy, 1940-1944 : sauvetage et désobéissance civile, Limore Yagil, Le Cerf editions, Paris 2005, p. 601 + next pages (ISBN 9782204075855)

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