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Diocese of

Aire et Dax

France France

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 9,364 km²

Population: 276,800 Catholics (70.5% of 392,497 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bordeaux

Neighbouring Dioceses: Bordeaux (↑), Agen (↗), Auch (→), Bayonne (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Notre-Dame de Buglose

Statistics: 35 parishes, 106 priests (90 diocesan, 16 religious), 20 deacons, 144 lay religious (30 brothers, 114 sisters) (2015)

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (38)

Bordeaux (↑), Agen (↗), Auch (→), Bayonne (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2017.11.15 – ...):Bishop Nicolas Souchu (60)Bishop Nicolas Souchu (60)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Aire et Dax (Roman Rite)

Bishop Nicolas Souchu (60)Bishop Nicolas Souchu (60)Permalink
(2017.11.15 – ...)

Bishop of Aire et Dax (France)

Pax et spes

Born:1958.07.25 (France)
Ordained Priest:1986.06.01
Consecrated Bishop:2009.01.18

Titular Bishop of Cataquas (2008.11.28 – 2017.11.15)

Auxiliary Bishop of Rennes (France) (2008.11.28 – 2017.11.15)

Bishop of Aire et Dax (France) (2017.11.15 – ...)

Bishop Bernard Louis Marie Charrier (80)Bishop Bernard Louis Marie Charrier (80)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2017.04.06 – 2017.11.15)

Bishop Hervé Gaschignard (59)Bishop Hervé Gaschignard (59)Permalink
(2012.01.24 – 2017.04.06)

Bishop emeritus of Aire et Dax (France)

Venite adoremus eum / Venez, adorons-le

Born:1959.06.14 (France)
Ordained Priest:1989.07.01
Consecrated Bishop:2008.01.06

Titular Bishop of Besalú (2007.10.30 – 2012.01.24)

Auxiliary Bishop of Toulouse (France) (2007.10.30 – 2012.01.24)

Bishop of Aire et Dax (France) (2012.01.24 – 2017.04.06)

Bishop Philippe-Jean-Louis Breton (81)Bishop Philippe-Jean-Louis Breton (81)Permalink
(2002.06.18 – 2012.01.24)

Bishop emeritus of Aire et Dax (France)

Il est fidèle, Celui qui nous appelle

Born:1936.11.14 (France)
Ordained Priest:1966.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:2002.09.29

Bishop of Aire et Dax (France) (2002.06.18 – 2012.01.24)

Bishop Robert Pierre SarrabèrePermalink
(1978.04.25 – 2002.06.18)

Born:1926.08.30 (France)
Ordained Priest:1950.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1975.01.05
Died:2017.01.11 († 90)

Titular Bishop of Vassinassa (1974.11.07 – 1978.04.25)

Coadjutor Bishop of Aire et Dax (France) (1974.11.07 – 1978.04.25)

Bishop of Aire et Dax (France) (1978.04.25 – 2002.06.18)

Apostolic Administrator of Montauban (France) (2007.01.07 – 2007.05.11)

Bishop Fernand-Pierre-Robert Bézac des MartiniesPermalink
(1963.03.25 – 1978.04.25)

Born:1904.02.25 (France)
Ordained Priest:1929.07.10
Consecrated Bishop:1961.04.25
Died:1989.03.28 († 85)

Titular Bishop of Metropolis in Asia (1961.01.16 – 1963.03.25)

Coadjutor Bishop of Aire et Dax (France) (1961.01.16 – 1963.03.25)

Bishop of Aire et Dax (France) (1963.03.25 – 1978.04.25)

Bishop Clément Joseph MathieuPermalink
(1931.09.12 – 1963.03.25)

Non ministrari sed ministrare

Born:1882.03.18 (France)
Ordained Priest:1906.07.15
Consecrated Bishop:1931.10.28
Died:1963.03.25 († 81)

Bishop of Aire et Dax (France) (1931.09.12 – 1963.03.25)

Bishop Maurice-Charles-Alfred de Cormont (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1911.11.27 – 1930.12.22)

Born:1847.03.29 (France)
Ordained Priest:1876.06.10
Consecrated Bishop:1900.05.01
Died:1933.04.25 († 86)

Bishop of Saint-Pierre (Martinique) ([1899.12.07] 1899.12.14 – 1902.05.08)

Bishop of Fort-de-France–Saint-Pierre (Martinique) (1902.05.08 – 1911.11.27)

Bishop of Aire et Dax (France) (1911.11.27 – 1930.12.22)

Titular Archbishop of Brysis (1930.12.22 – 1933.04.25)

Bishop François-Eugène TouzetPermalink
(1906.02.21 – 1911.09.23)

Born:1842.01.20 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1906.02.25
Died:1911.09.23 († 69)

Bishop of Aire et Dax (France) (1906.02.21 – 1911.09.23)

Bishop Victor-Jean-François-Paulin DelannoyPermalink
(1876.12.18 – 1905.08.07)

Born:1824.06.21 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1872.10.12
Died:1905.08.07 († 81)

Bishop of Saint-Denis-de-La Réunion (Réunion) ([1872.02.10] 1872.05.06 – 1876.12.18)

Bishop of Aire et Dax (France) ([1876.10.10] 1876.12.18 – 1905.08.07)

Bishop Louis-Marie-Olivier EpiventPermalink
(1859.09.26 – 1876.07.22)

Born:1805.06.30 (France)
Ordained Priest:1829.09.19
Consecrated Bishop:1859.11.20
Died:1876.07.22 († 71)

Bishop of Aire et Dax (France) ([1859.07.30] 1859.09.26 – 1876.07.22)

Bishop Prosper-Michel-Arnaud HirabourePermalink
(1856.12.15 – 1859.06.06)

Born:1805.10.07 (France)
Ordained Priest:1829.06.13
Consecrated Bishop:1857.03.08
Died:1859.06.06 († 53)

Bishop of Aire et Dax (France) ([1856.09.22] 1856.12.15 – 1859.06.06)

Bishops of Aire (Roman Rite)

Bishop François-Adélaïde-Adolphe LannélucPermalink
(1839.12.29 – 1856.06.30)

Born:1793.08.12 (France)
Ordained Priest:1817.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1839.09.15
Died:1856.06.30 († 62)

Titular Bishop of Agathopolis (1839.07.11 – 1839.12.29)

Coadjutor Bishop of Aire (France) ([1839.01.22] 1839.07.11 – 1839.12.29)

Bishop of Aire (France) (1839.12.29 – 1856.06.30)

Bishop Dominique-Marie SavyPermalink
(1827.06.25 – 1839.12.29)

Born:1771.05.08 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1827.07.29
Died:1842.12.14 († 71)

Bishop of Aire (France) ([1827.03.29] 1827.06.25 – 1839.12.29)

Bishop Jean-François-Marie Le Pappe de TrévernPermalink
(1823.05.16 – 1827.04.09)

Born:1754.10.22 (France)
Ordained Priest:1784
Consecrated Bishop:1823.07.13
Died:1842.08.27 († 87)

Bishop of Aire (France) ([1823.01.13] 1823.05.16 – 1827.04.09)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) ([1826.12.13] 1827.04.09 – 1842.08.27)

Bishop Sébastien-Charles-Philibert de Roger de Cahuzac de CauxPermalink
(1783.10.26 – 1816)

Born:1745.12.02 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1780.10.08
Died:1817.10.30 († 71)

Coadjutor Bishop of Aire (France) (1780.09.18 – 1783.10.26)

Titular Bishop of Assuras (1780.09.18 – 1817.10.30)

Bishop of Aire (France) (1783.10.26 – 1816)

Bishop Plaicart de RaigecourtPermalink
(1757 – 1783.10.26)

Died:1783.10.26

Bishop of Aire (France) (1757 – 1783.10.26)

Bishop François de Serret de GaujacPermalink
(1735 – 1757.11.18)

Died:1757.11.18

Bishop of Aire (France) (1735 – 1757.11.18)

Bishop Joseph-Gaspard de Montmorin de Saint-Hérem de La ChassaignePermalink
(1710 – 1723.11.02)

Died:1723.11.02

Bishop of Aire (France) (1710 – 1723.11.02)

Bishop François-Gaspard de La Mer de MathaPermalink
(1707.02.21 – 1710.06.30)

Died:1710.06.30

Bishop of Aire (France) (1707.02.21 – 1710.06.30)

Bishop Louis-Gaston Fleuriau d’ArmenonvillePermalink
(1698.03.29 – 1706.08.14)

Died:1733.06.09

Bishop of Aire (France) (1698.03.29 – 1706.08.14)

Bishop of Orléans (France) (1706.08.14 – 1733.06.09)

Bishop Armand Bazin de Besons (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1685.08 – 1698.03.29)

Died:1721.10.08

Bishop of Aire (France) (1685.08 – 1698.03.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bordeaux (France) (1698.03.29 – 1719.12.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rouen (France) (1719.12.15 – 1721.10.08)

Bishop Jean-Louis de FromentièresPermalink
(1673.01.14 – 1684.12)

Died:1684.12

Bishop of Aire (France) (1673.01.14 – 1684.12)

Bishop Charles-François d’Anglure de Bourlémont (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1650.01.16 – 1657.06.24)

Died:1669.11.25

Bishop of Aire (France) (1650.01.16 – 1657.06.24)

Bishop of Castres (France) (1657.06.24 – 1662.07.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Toulouse (France) (1662.07.01 – 1669.11.25)

Bishop Gilles BoutaultPermalink
(1625 – 1649.04.17)

Died:1661.03.11

Bishop of Aire (France) (1625 – 1649.04.17)

Bishop of Évreux (France) (1649.04.17 – 1661.03.11)

Bishop Sébastien BouthilierPermalink
(1621 – 1625.01.17)

Died:1625.01.17

Bishop of Aire (France) (1621 – 1625.01.17)

Bishop Philippe CospéanPermalink
(1606.12.04 – 1621.10.13)

Died:1646.05.08

Bishop of Aire (France) (1606.12.04 – 1621.10.13)

Bishop of Nantes (France) (1621.10.13 – 1636.01.28)

Bishop of Lisieux (France) (1636.01.28 – 1646.05.08)

Bishop François de Foix-CandalePermalink
(1576 – 1594.02.05)

Died:1594.02.05

Bishop of Aire (France) (1576 – 1594.02.05)

Bishop Christophe de Foix-CandalePermalink
(1560.05.05 – 1570.09.04)

Died:1570.09.04

Bishop of Aire (France) (1560.05.05 – 1570.09.04)

Bishop Jacques de Saint-JulienPermalink
(1538 – 1560)

Died:1560

Bishop of Aire (France) (1538 – 1560)

Bishop Gabriel de SalucesPermalink
(1530.03.09 – 1538.02.06)

Bishop of Aire (France) (1530.03.09 – 1538.02.06)

Bishop Charles de Gramont, O.E.S.A. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1523.04.24 – 1530.03.09)

Died:1544

Bishop of Aire (France) (1523.04.24 – 1530.03.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bordeaux (France) (1530.03.09 – 1544)

Bishop Arnaud-Guillaume d’AydiePermalink
(1516 – 1521.12.22)

Died:1521.12.22

Bishop of Aire (France) (1516 – 1521.12.22)

Bishop Antoine du MonasteyPermalink
(1512 – 1516)

Died:1516

Bishop of Aire (France) (1512 – 1516)

Bishop Bernard d’AbbadiePermalink
(1486.02.15 – 1512)

Bishop of Aire (France) (1486.02.15 – 1512)

Bishop Mathieu de NargassiePermalink
(1484 – 1485)

Bishop of Aire (France) (1484 – 1485)

Cardinal Pierre de Foix, O.F.M.Permalink
(1475.07.31 – 1484.05.05)

Born:1449.02.07 (France)
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:
Created Cardinal:1476.12.18
Died:1490.08.10 († 41)

Bishop of Aire (France) (1475.07.31 – 1484.05.05)

Bishop of Vannes (France) ([1475.05.17] 1476.03.11 – 1490.08.10)

Cardinal-Deacon of Ss. Cosma e Damiano (1477.01.15 – 1485.08)

Apostolic Administrator of Bayonne (France) (1484.05.05 – 1490.08.10)

Apostolic Administrator of Palermo (Italy) (1485.05.14 – 1489.07.06)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Sisto (1485.08 – 1490.08.10)

Apostolic Administrator of Malta (Malta) (1489.07.06 – 1490.08.10)

Bishop Tristan d’AurePermalink
(1460 – 1475)

Bishop of Couserans (France) (1444 – 1460)

Bishop of Aire (France) (1460 – 1475)

Bishop Louis d’Albret (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1445.01.07 – 1460.07.04)

Born:1422.12.23 (France)
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:
Created Cardinal:1461.12.18
Died:1465.09.04 († 42)

Bishop of Aire (France) (1445.01.07 – 1460.07.04)

Bishop of Cahors (France) (1460.07.04 – 1465.09.04)

Apostolic Administrator of Mirepoix (France) (1462 – 1463)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Marcellino e Pietro (1462.05.31 – 1465.09.04)

Camerlengo of Sacred College of Cardinals (1465.01.08 – 1465.09.04)

Bishop of Tarbes (France) (1465.01.09 – 1465.09.04)

Bishop Pierre de GachefretPermalink
(1440 – 1445)

Bishop of Aire (France) (1440 – 1445)

Bishop Roger de CastelbonPermalink
(1423 – 1440)

Bishop of Aire (France) (1423 – 1440)

Bishop Bernard de BrunPermalink
(1397.05.15 – 1418)

Bishop of Aire (France) (1397.05.15 – 1418)

Bishop Arnaud-Guillaume de LescunPermalink
(1393 – 1418)

Bishop of Aire (France) (1393 – 1418)

Bishop Maurice UskPermalink
(1390.11.14 – 1393.06.13)

Bishop of Aire (France) (1390.11.14 – 1393.06.13)

Bishop of Bazas (France) (1393.06.13 – 1396?)

Bishop Robert Waldby, O.E.S.A. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1387 – 1390)

Born: (England)
Died:1398.01.06

Bishop of Aire (France) (1387 – 1390)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Dublin (Ireland) (1391.11.14 – 1395)

Archbishop-Bishop of Chichester (England) (1395 – 1396)

Metropolitan Archbishop of York (England) (1397.10.05 – 1398.01.06)

Bishop Garsias-Arnaud de NavaillesPermalink
(1386.06.16 – 1397)

Bishop of Aire (France) (1386.06.16 – 1397)

Bishop Jean de MontautPermalink
(1361 – 1386.05)

Died:1386.05

Bishop of Aire (France) (1361 – 1386.05)

Bishop BernardPermalink
(1354 – 1361.06.18)

Bishop of Aire (France) (1354 – 1361.06.18)

Bishop of Tarbes (France) (1361.06.18 – 1374)

Bishop Dauphin de MarquefavePermalink
(1349 – 1354.11.15)

Died:1354.11.15

Bishop of Aire (France) (1349 – 1354.11.15)

Bishop Garsias de FauPermalink
(1327 – 1349)

Bishop of Aire (France) (1327 – 1349)

Bishop Anesanche de ToujousePermalink
(1326 – 1327)

Died:1327

Bishop of Aire (France) (1326 – 1327)

Bishop Bernard de BatsPermalink
(1308 – 1326)

Bishop of Aire (France) (1308 – 1326)

Bishop Martin DefossePermalink
(1295 – 1307)

Bishop of Aire (France) (1295 – 1307)

Bishop Pierre de BetousPermalink
(1266 – 1295)

Bishop of Aire (France) (1266 – 1295)

Bishop Raymond de Saint-MartinPermalink
(1237 – 1266)

Died:1266

Bishop of Aire (France) (1237 – 1266)

Bishop AugerPermalink
(1224 – 1237)

Died:1237

Bishop of Aire (France) (1224 – 1237)

Former Prelates


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