Quote by: Abbe Pierre

After the war, prompted by the Cardinal Archbishop of Paris, I entered Parliament so that a priest could speak out for the poor, as canon law at that time still permitted.

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Author Bio

  • NameAbbe Pierre
  • DescriptionFrench Catholic priest
  • AliasesAbbe Pierre; Henri Grouès; Henri Groues; Henri Marie Joseph Grouès
  • BornAugust 5, 1912
  • DiedJanuary 22, 2007
  • CountryFrance
  • ProfessionPresbyter; Politician; Priest
  • AwardsGrand Cross Of The Legion Of Honour; Croix De Guerre 1939–1945; Médaille De La Résistance; Balzan Prize