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Diocese of

Agen

France France

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Agen / Agennen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bordeaux

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Aire et Dax (↙), Bordeaux (↖), Périgueux (↑), Cahors (↗), Montauban (↘), Auch (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2005.01.17 – ...):Bishop Hubert Marie Michel Marcel Herbreteau (74)Bishop Hubert Marie Michel Marcel Herbreteau (74)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Agen (Roman Rite)

Bishop Hubert Marie Michel Marcel Herbreteau (74)Bishop Hubert Marie Michel Marcel Herbreteau (74)
(2005.01.17 – ...)

Bishop of Agen (France)

Affermis tes frères

Born:1948.06.10 (Vendrennes, France)
Ordained Priest:1975.06.22
Consecrated Bishop:2005.04.24

Bishop of Agen (France) (2005.01.17 – ...)

Archbishop Jean-Charles Marie Descubes (82)Bishop Jean-Charles Marie Descubes (82) (later Archbishop)
(1996.12.13 – 2004.03.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Rouen (France)

In libertatem vocati

Born:1940.02.07 (Tonnay-Charente, France)
Ordained Priest:1965.07.03
Consecrated Bishop:1997.03.09

Bishop of Agen (France) (1996.12.13 – 2004.03.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rouen (France) (2004.03.25 – 2015.07.10)

Bishop Sabin-Marie Saint-Gaudens
(1976.03.13 – 1996.12.13)

Born:1921.09.21 (France)
Ordained Priest:1948.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1967.05.21
Died:2001.12.23 († 80)

Auxiliary Bishop of Toulouse (France) (1967.02.27 – 1972.09.15)

Titular Bishop of Lapda (1967.02.27 – 1976.03.13)

Coadjutor Bishop of Agen (France) (1972.09.15 – 1976.03.13)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1976.03.13 – 1996.12.13)

Bishop Roger Johan
(1956.04.13 – 1976.03.13)

Born:1902.04.28 (France)
Ordained Priest:1927.08.14
Consecrated Bishop:1956.08.24
Died:1993.04.13 († 90)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1956.04.13 – 1976.03.13)

Bishop Jean-Marcel Rodié
(1938.03.07 – 1956.02.15)

Born:1879.07.16 (France)
Ordained Priest:1910.07.17
Consecrated Bishop:1927.07.02
Died:1968.04.10 († 88)

Bishop of Ajaccio (France) (1927.04.29 – 1938.03.07)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1938.03.07 – 1956.02.15)

Titular Bishop of Cynopolis in Arcadia (1956.02.15 – 1968.04.10)

Bishop Charles-Paul Sagot du Vauroux
(1906.02.21 – 1937.08.14)

Born:1857.03.31 (France)
Ordained Priest:1881.10.02
Consecrated Bishop:1906.02.25
Died:1937.08.14 († 80)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1906.02.21 – 1937.08.14)

Bishop Charles-Evariste-Joseph Coeuret-Varin
(1885.03.27 – 1905.02.23)

Born:1838.08.22 (France)
Ordained Priest:1863
Consecrated Bishop:1885.05.26
Died:1905.02.23 († 66)

Bishop of Agen (France) ([1884.12.31] 1885.03.27 – 1905.02.23)

Bishop Jean-Emile Fonteneau (later Archbishop)
(1874.12.21 – 1884.09.22)

Born:1825.08.14 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1875.01.25
Died:1899.03.23 († 73)

Bishop of Agen (France) ([1874.11.14] 1874.12.21 – 1884.09.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Albi (France) ([1884.09.22] 1884.11.13 – 1899.03.23)

Bishop Hector-Albert Chaulet d’Outremont
(1871.02.24 – 1874.12.21)

Born:1825.02.27 (France)
Ordained Priest:1856.03.19
Consecrated Bishop:1871.03.19
Died:1884.09.14 († 59)

Bishop of Agen (France) ([1871.01.24] 1871.02.24 – 1874.12.21)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) ([1874.09.14] 1874.12.21 – 1884.09.14)

Bishop Jean-Aimé de Levezou de Vezins
(1841.07.12 – 1867.04.11)

Born:1793.08.25 (France)
Ordained Priest:1836
Consecrated Bishop:1841.08.08
Died:1867.04.11 († 73)

Bishop of Agen (France) ([1841.01.26] 1841.07.12 – 1867.04.11)

Bishop Jean Jacoupy
(1802.07.15 – 1840.11.06)

Born:1761.04.28 (France)
Ordained Priest:1786
Consecrated Bishop:1802.07.18
Died:1848.05.27 († 87)

Bishop of Agen (France) ([1802.07.05] 1802.07.15 – 1840.11.06)

Bishop Jean-Louis d’Usson de Bonac
(1767.11.01 – 1802)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1767.11.01 – 1802)

Bishop Jean-Gaspard-Gilbert de Chabannas
(1735.12.19 – 1767.07.26)

Born:1702 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1736.01.29
Died:1767.07.26 († 65)

Bishop of Agen (France) ([1735.10.08] 1735.12.19 – 1767.07.26)

Bishop Jean d’Ise de Saléon (later Archbishop)
(1730.04.16 – 1735.04.11)

Died:1751.02.10

Bishop of Agen (France) (1730.04.16 – 1735.04.11)

Bishop of Rodez (France) (1735.04.11 – 1746.12.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Vienne (France) (1746.12.19 – 1751.02.10)

Bishop François Hébert
(1704.04.06 – 1728.08.20)

Died:1728.08.20

Bishop of Agen (France) (1704.04.06 – 1728.08.20)

Bishop Jules Mascaron, C.O.I.
(1679.02.25 – 1703.11.16)

Born: (France)
Died:1703.11.16

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1671 – 1679.02.25)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1679.02.25 – 1703.11.16)

Bishop Claude Joli
(1665.03.15 – 1678.10.21)

Died:1678.10.21

Bishop of Agen (France) (1665.03.15 – 1678.10.21)

Bishop Barthélemi d’Elbène
(1638.06.10 – 1663.03.04)

Died:1663.03.04

Bishop of Agen (France) (1638.06.10 – 1663.03.04)

Bishop Gaspard de Daillon du Lude
(1631 – 1635.01.28)

Died:1676.07.25

Bishop of Agen (France) (1631 – 1635.01.28)

Bishop of Albi (France) (1635.01.28 – 1676.07.25)

Bishop Claude de Gelas
(1609 – 1630.12.26)

Died:1630.12.26

Bishop of Agen (France) (1609 – 1630.12.26)

Bishop Nicolas de Villars
(1588 – 1608.12.10)

Died:1608.12.10

Bishop of Agen (France) (1588 – 1608.12.10)

Bishop Pierre Bonsom de Donnaud, O.S.B.
(1586 – 1587)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1586 – 1587)

Bishop of Mirepoix (France) (1587 – 1630)

Bishop Giano Fregoso
(1555.09 – 1586.10.16)

Died:1586.10.16

Bishop of Agen (France) (1555.09 – 1586.10.16)

Bishop Matteo Bandello, O.P.
(1550.09.01 – 1555)

Born:1485 (Italy)
Died:1561 († 76)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1550.09.01 – 1555)

Cardinal Jean de Lorraine
(Apostolic Administrator 1538.05.24 – 1550.05.10)

Bishop Marcantonio della Rovere
(1519.03.22 – 1538)

Died:1538

Bishop of Agen (France) (1519.03.22 – 1538)

Cardinal Leonardo Grosso della Rovere
(1487.12.09 – 1519.03.22)

Born:1464 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:1492?
Created Cardinal in pectore:1505.12.01
Revealed as Cardinal:1505.12.12
Died:1520.09.17 († 56)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1487.12.09 – 1519.03.22)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. XII Apostoli (1505.12.17 – 1508.09.15)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Susanna (1508.09.15 – 1517.03.09)

Major Penitentiary of Sacred Apostolic Penitentiary (1511.10.05 – 1520.09.17)

Camerlengo of Sacred College of Cardinals (1512.02 – 1513)

Bishop of Lucca (Italy) (1517.03.09 – 1517.03.14)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Pietro in Vincoli (1517.03.09 – 1520.09.17)

Archpriest of Papal Basilica of Saint Mary Major (1518.02 – 1520.09.17)

Bishop Galeazzo della Rovere
(1478.07.03 – 1487)

Died:1487

Bishop of Coutances (France) (1477.12.03 – 1478.07.03)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1478.07.03 – 1487)

Bishop Jean de Monchen
(1477 – 1477)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1477 – 1477)

Bishop Pierre de Bérard
(1461 – 1477.07.21)

Died:1477.07.21

Bishop of Agen (France) (1461 – 1477.07.21)

Bishop Jean Borgia
(1438.12.28 – 1461)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1438.12.28 – 1461)

Bishop Imbert de Saint-Laurent
(1398 – 1438)

Died:1438

Bishop of Agen (France) (1398 – 1438)

Bishop Bernard de Chevenon
(1397.03.27 – 1398.07.23)

Died:1420.02.16

Bishop of Lavaur (France) (1394 – 1397.03.27)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1397.03.27 – 1398.07.23)

Bishop of Saintes (France) (1398.07.23 – 1411.03.20)

Bishop of Amiens (France) (1411.03.20 – 1413.03.29)

Bishop of Beauvais (France) (1413.03.29 – 1420.02.16)

Bishop Jean
(1383.10.14 – 1397)

Died:1397

Bishop of Agen (France) (1383.10.14 – 1397)

Bishop Simon de Cramaud (later Pseudocardinal)
(1382.05.30 – 1383.08.07)

Born:1345 (France)
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:1382?
Created Cardinal:1413.04.13
Died:1422.12.15 († 77)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1382.05.30 – 1383.08.07)

Bishop of Béziers (France) (1383.09.02 – 1385.11.24)

Bishop of Poitiers (France) (1385.11.24 – 1391.09.19)

Patriarch of Alexandria (1391.03.17 – 1422.12.15?)

Apostolic Administrator of Carcassonne (France) (1391.09.19 – 1409.07.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Reims (France) (1409.07.02 [1409.12.15] – 1413.04.14)

Apostolic Administrator of Avignon (France) (1412 – 1415)

Apostolic Administrator of Poitiers (France) (1413.04.14 – 1422.12.15)

Pseudocardinal-Priest of S. Lorenzo in Lucina (1413.05.12 – 1422.12.15)

Bishop Jean Belveti de Saie
(1375.06.09 – 1381.12.28)

Died:1383

Bishop of Lombez (France) (1362 – 1363.01.18)

Bishop of Dax (France) (1363.01.18 – 1375.06.09)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1375.06.09 – 1381.12.28)

Bishop of Albi (France) (1382.07.24 – 1383)

Bishop Richard
(1367? – 1367?)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1367? – 1367?)

Bishop Raymond de Salg
(1364.09.26 – 1374)

Died:1374

Bishop of Agen (France) (1364.09.26 – 1374)

Bishop Déodat de Rotbald
(1357 – 1364)

Died:1364

Bishop of Agen (France) (1357 – 1364)

Bishop Amanieu de Fargis
(1313 – 1356.05.26)

Died:1356.05.26

Bishop of Agen (France) (1313 – 1356.05.26)

Bishop Bertrand de Goth
(1306 – 1313.05.05)

Died:1313.05.05

Bishop of Agen (France) (1291 – 1305)

Bishop of Langres (France) (1305 – 1306)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1306 – 1313.05.05)

Fr. Bernard de Fargis (later Archbishop)
(1306 – 1306.06.04)

Died:1341.07

Bishop of Agen (France) (1306 – 1306.06.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rouen (France) (1306.06.04 – 1311.05.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Narbonne (France) (1311.05.05 – 1341.07)

Bishop Bertrand de Goth
(1291 – 1305)

Died:1313.05.05

Bishop of Agen (France) (1291 – 1305)

Bishop of Langres (France) (1305 – 1306)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1306 – 1313.05.05)

Bishop Jean Jerlandi
(1272 – 1291.09.20?)

Died:1291.09.20?

Bishop of Agen (France) (1272 – 1291.09.20?)

Bishop Arnaud de Got
(1271 – 1282.02.20)

Died:1282.02.20

Bishop of Agen (France) (1271 – 1282.02.20)

Bishop Pierre Jerlandi
(1264 – 1271.07.28)

Died:1271.07.28

Bishop of Agen (France) (1264 – 1271.07.28)

Bishop Guillaume
(1263 – 1264)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1263 – 1264)

Bishop Guillaume d’Agen (later Patriarch)
(1247 – 1262)

Died:1270.04.21

Bishop of Agen (France) (1247 – 1262)

Patriarch of Jerusalem (Palestine) (1262.12.09 – 1270.04.21)

Bishop Pierre de Reims, O.P.
(1245.11.30 – 1247.01.29)

Died:1247.01.29

Bishop of Agen (France) (1245.11.30 – 1247.01.29)

Bishop Arnaud de Galard
(1235 – 1245.09.12)

Died:1245.09.12

Bishop of Agen (France) (1235 – 1245.09.12)

Bishop Raoul de Peyrines (later Archbishop)
(1232 – 1235)

Died:1236.03.05

Bishop of Agen (France) (1232 – 1235)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lyon (France) (1235 – 1236.03.05)

Bishop Géraud
(1231 – 1232.07.04)

Died:1232.07.04

Bishop of Agen (France) (1231 – 1232.07.04)

Bishop Arnaud
(1228 – 1231)

Died:1231

Bishop of Agen (France) (1228 – 1231)

Bishop Arnaud de Rovinha
(1209 – 1228.08.18)

Died:1228.08.18

Bishop of Agen (France) (1209 – 1228.08.18)

Bishop Bertrand de Béceyras
(1182 – 1208.05)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1182 – 1208.05)

Bishop Pierre
(1180 – 1182)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1180 – 1182)

Bishop Elie de Castillon
(1149.08.31 – 1180?)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1149.08.31 – 1180?)

Bishop Raymond-Bernard du Fossat
(1128 – 1149.03.07)

Died:1149.03.07

Bishop of Agen (France) (1128 – 1149.03.07)

Bishop Aldebert
(1118 – 1128)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1118 – 1128)

Bishop Gausbert
(1105 – 1115)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1105 – 1115)

Bishop Isarad
(1104? – 1105?)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1104? – 1105?)

Bishop Géraud
(1101? – 1103?)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1101? – 1103?)

Bishop Simon
(1083 – 1101.04.18)

Died:1101.04.18

Bishop of Agen (France) (1083 – 1101.04.18)

Bishop Donat
(1080.12.06 – 1083)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1080.12.06 – 1083)

Saint Bishop Dulcide
(400? – ?)

Bishop of Agen (France) (400? – ?)

Bishop.

Saint Bishop Phébade
(350? – 392?)

Bishop of Agen (France) (350? – 392?)

Bishop.

Saint Bishop Vincent
(? – 313?)

Bishop of Agen (France) (? – 313?)

Bishop.

Saint Bishop Caprais
(? – 303)

Died:303 🩸

Bishop of Agen (France) (? – 303)

Bishop. Martyr.

Former Prelates

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Statistics

Area: 5,384 km²

Population: 205,080 Catholics (59.9% of 342,355 total) (2020)

Statistics: 26 parishes, 66 priests (43 diocesan, 23 religious), 20 deacons, 76 lay religious (38 brothers, 38 sisters) (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Stephen (December 26)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: December 4

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History

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