Petition on behalf of the CM missionaries in Madagascar to PF, [1666]

Title

Petition on behalf of the CM missionaries in Madagascar to PF, [1666]

Subject

Madagascar
Petitions for faculties

Description

Petition on behalf of the missionaries of Madagascar. In the past few months PF had appointed Michel Manié as prefect of the Madagascar mission. But together with the arrival of news about the death of the previous prefect (Nicolas Etienne), and Manié’s illness, the cardinals are asked to appoint François Cuvron [or Cuveron] as prefect or vice prefect of the Madagascar mission (vice prefect in case Manié is still alive). Petition discussed in PF general congregation of 20 December 1666; the cardinals decided not to appoint another prefect.
Date discussed 1666-12-20
Additional comments

Creator

[CM missionaries in Madagascar]

Source

APF SOCG 252, 70r, 71v

Date

[1666]

Contributor

Addressed to PF

Relation

For the discussion of this petition, see: APF ACTA 35, 326r, 331r-v (not in this database).

Format

Original, unsigned and undated

Language

Italian
Latin

Type

Petition

Identifier

291

Coverage

Origin: [Madagascar]
Destination: Rome

Citation

[CM missionaries in Madagascar], “Petition on behalf of the CM missionaries in Madagascar to PF, [1666],” Early Modern Documents: Sources and Resources for Historical Research, accessed August 5, 2020, https://earlymoderndocs.omeka.net/items/show/13361.

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