Henri Marescaux

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Henri Marescaux
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Marescaux in 2019
Born12 September 1943
Died1 April 2021(2021-04-01) (aged 77)
NationalityFrench
OccupationArmy General
Deacon

Henri Marescaux (12 September 1943 – 1 April 2021) was a French army general and Roman Catholic deacon.[1]

In 2004, Marescaux was ordained a deacon with the Diocese of Versailles by Bishop Éric Aumonier.[2] He founded the Association Tamaris for the prostitutes' aide.[3][4]

In 2019, he published a book on his experiences, titled Les prostituées nous précèdent.[5]

Marescaux died in Le Chesnay on 1 April 2021 at the age of 77.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. "La porte de Pâques, le général et les prostituées". Aleteia (in French). 5 April 2021.
  2. "Un diacre permanent en mission auprès des personnes prostituées". Zenit (in French). 20 June 2006. Archived from the original on 3 April 2019. Retrieved 9 April 2021.
  3. "Association Tamaris : des prostituées « lumière du monde »". Famille Chrétienne (in French). 18 February 2019.
  4. "Henri Marescaux : Le général et les prostitués". La Vie (in French). 23 May 2017. Archived from the original on 3 April 2019. Retrieved 9 April 2021.
  5. "Henri Marescaux, le général qui aide les prostituées". Famille Chrétienne (in French). 5 February 2019.
  6. "Mort d'Henri Marescaux, l'engagement d'un général devenu diacre". La Croix (in French). 6 April 2021.