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Eugène Vintras (Pierre-Michel-Élie)

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Eugène Vintras
Born 7 April 1807(1807-04-07)
Bayeux, Calvados, Normandy, First French Empire
Died 7 December 1875 (68)
Lyon, Rhône-Alpes, French Third Republic

Pierre-Michel-Eugène Vintras (April 7, 1807 - December 7, 1875), also known as Pierre-Michel-Élie, was the French sectarian founder and leader of the Oeuvre de la Miséricorde (French: "Work of Mercy"). From November 1839 to the end of his life, Vintras avowed himself to be a prophet and the reincarnation of the prophet Elijah who had received revelations from Saint Joseph, the Virgin Mary, and Jesus Christ, including that the Church existed under a new dispensation through the reign of the Holy Spirit, and promoted various doctrines, including such things as free love, that were denounced by the Roman Catholic Church.

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