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John Fust

(Or FAUST.) A partner of Gutenberg in promoting the art of printing, d. at Paris about 1466. He belonged…

Fussola

A titular see in Numidia. It was a fortified town, inhabited for the most part by Donatists and situated…

St. Fursey

An Abbot of Lagny, near Paris, d. 16 Jan., about 650. He was the son of Fintan, son of Finloga, prince of…

John Furniss

A well-known children's missioner, born near Sheffield, England, 19 June, 1809; at Clapham, London, 16…

Furni

A titular see in Proconsular Africa, where two towns of this name are known to have existed. One discovered…

Furness Abbey

Situated in the north of Lancashire about five miles from the town of Ulverston. Originally a Benedictine…

Funeral Pall

A black cloth usually spread over the coffin while the obsequies are performed for a deceased person. It…

Funeral Dues

The canonical perquisites of a parish priest receivable on the occasion of the funeral of any of his…
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