- Category : Humanities+Social-Sciences-Historian
- Type : ME
- Profile : 5/1 - Heretical / Investigator
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Dedication 1
French Jesuit theologian, historian, cardinal and a member of the Académie française. He joined the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in 1929, becoming a teacher, and was ordained a priest on 20 August 1938. In 1944 Daniélou was named Professor of Early Christian History at the Institut Catholique de Paris, and later became dean. Beginning in the 1950s, he produced several historical studies, including The Bible and the Liturgy, The Lord of History, and From Shadows to Reality. He was appointed a bishop by Pope Paul VI, for which the titular see of Taormina was created, being consecrated on 19 April 1969. A week later, on 28 April, he was named a cardinal by Pope Paul. He died in the home of a prostitute on 20 May 1974, Paris.