born: Marie Joseph Gabriel Antoine Jogand-Pagès
“We must first organize ourselves into one band which, in the eyes of the vulgar public, will aim at the sanctification of souls, but which will secretly only work for material and universal domination.”
Marie Joseph Gabriel Antoine Jogand-Pagès, better known by the pen name Léo Taxil , was a French writer and journalist who became known for his strong anti-Catholic and anti-clerical views. He is also known for the Taxil hoax, a spurious exposé of Freemasonry and the Roman Catholic Church's opposition to it.
Biography: by Mitchell Abidor
No More Cockroaches !, 1880
War on Clericalism, 1880