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Diocese of

Blois

France France

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 6,422 km²

Population: 183,180 Catholics (53.5% of 342,471 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Tours

Neighbouring Dioceses: Tours (↙), Le Mans (←), Chartres (↑), Orléans (↗), Bourges (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Saint Louis, roi de France

Statistics: 293 parishes, 81 priests (54 diocesan, 27 religious), 11 deacons, 101 lay religious (34 brothers, 67 sisters), 1 seminarian (2015)

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History


Special Churches

Tours (↙), Le Mans (←), Chartres (↑), Orléans (↗), Bourges (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.11.22 – ...):Bishop Jean-Pierre Batut (64)Bishop Jean-Pierre Batut (64)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Blois (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jean-Pierre Batut (64)Bishop Jean-Pierre Batut (64)Permalink
(2014.11.22 – ...)

Bishop of Blois (France)

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Born:1954.07.03 (France)
Ordained Priest:1984.06.23
Consecrated Bishop:2009.01.10

Titular Bishop of Ressiana (2008.11.28 – 2014.11.22)

Auxiliary Bishop of Lyon (France) (2008.11.28 – 2014.11.22)

Bishop of Blois (France) (2014.11.22 – ...)

Bishop Maurice Le Bègue de Germiny (79)Bishop Maurice Le Bègue de Germiny (79)Permalink
(1997.03.27 – 2014.11.22)

Bishop emeritus of Blois (France)

Born:1939.11.23 (France)
Ordained Priest:1974.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1997.05.24

Bishop of Blois (France) (1997.03.27 – 2014.11.22)

Bishop Jean CuminalPermalink
(1990.07.25 – 1996.04.18)

Born:1923.04.02 (France)
Ordained Priest:1946.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1975.03.08
Died:1996.04.18 († 73)

Titular Bishop of Curubis (1975.01.02 – 1982.05.06)

Auxiliary Bishop of Besançon (France) (1975.01.02 – 1982.05.06)

Bishop of Saint-Flour (France) (1982.05.06 – 1990.07.25)

Bishop of Blois (France) (1990.07.25 – 1996.04.18)

Bishop Joseph-Marie-Goerges-Michel GoupyPermalink
(1961.11.28 – 1990.07.25)

Born:1914.11.08 (France)
Ordained Priest:1940.01.06
Consecrated Bishop:1960.05.03
Died:1999.04.28 († 84)

Titular Bishop of Apollonis (1960.02.06 – 1961.11.28)

Coadjutor Bishop of Blois (France) (1960.02.06 – 1961.11.28)

Bishop of Blois (France) (1961.11.28 – 1990.07.25)

Bishop Louis-Sylvain RobinPermalink
(1945.11.03 – 1961.11.28)

Born:1897.03.22 (France)
Ordained Priest:1921.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1946.01.18
Died:1963.12.02 († 66)

Bishop of Blois (France) (1945.11.03 – 1961.11.28)

Titular Bishop of Arneæ (1961.11.28 – 1963.12.02)

Bishop Georges-Marie-Eugène AudollentPermalink
(1925.05.15 – 1944.11.09)

Born:1867.05.18 (France)
Ordained Priest:1890.09.20
Consecrated Bishop:1925.07.16
Died:1944.11.09 († 77)

Bishop of Blois (France) (1925.05.15 – 1944.11.09)

Bishop Alfred-Jules Mélisson (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1907.10.10 – 1925.02.09)

Born:1842.09.21 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1907.11.30
Died:1927.06.06 († 84)

Bishop of Blois (France) (1907.10.10 – 1925.02.09)

Titular Bishop of Irenopolis (1925.02.09 – 1925.07.11)

Titular Archbishop of Viminacium (1925.07.11 – 1927.06.06)

Bishop Charles-Honoré LabordePermalink
(1877.06.25 – 1907.05.18)

Born:1826.11.01 (France)
Ordained Priest:1850
Consecrated Bishop:1877.08.24
Died:1907.05.18 († 80)

Bishop of Blois (France) ([1877.06.09] 1877.06.25 – 1907.05.18)

Bishop Louis-Théophile Palluc du ParcPermalink
(1851.02.17 – 1877.01.13)

Born:1804.09.03 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1851.05.01
Died:1877.03.31 († 72)

Bishop of Blois (France) ([1850.12.15] 1851.02.17 – 1877.01.13)

Bishop Marie-Auguste Fabre-des-EssartsPermalink
(1844.06.17 – 1850.10.20)

Born:1795.08.29 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1844.07.25
Died:1850.10.20 († 55)

Bishop of Blois (France) ([1844.04.21] 1844.06.17 – 1850.10.20)

Bishop Philippe-François SausinPermalink
(1823.05.16 – 1844.03.05)

Born:1756.02.11 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1823.07.20
Died:1844.03.05 († 88)

Bishop of Blois (France) ([1823.01.13] 1823.05.16 – 1844.03.05)

Bishop Alexandre-François-Amédée-Adonis-Louis-Joseph de Lauzières de ThéminesPermalink
(1776.09.16 – 1801)

Bishop of Blois (France) (1776.09.16 – 1801)

Bishop Charles-Gilbert de May de TermontPermalink
(1753.12.10 – 1776.07.22)

Born:1712 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1753.12.30
Died:1776.07.22 († 64)

Bishop of Blois (France) ([1753.08.15] 1753.12.10 – 1776.07.22)

Archbishop François de Crussol d’UzèsPermalink
(1734.11.17 – 1753.09.26)

Born:1702.01.24 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1735.01.09
Died:1758.05.30 († 56)

Bishop of Blois (France) ([1734.06.27] 1734.11.17 – 1753.09.26)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Toulouse (France) ([1753.08.15] 1753.09.26 – 1758.05.30)

Bishop Jean-Paul-François Le Févre de CaumartinPermalink
(1719.08.27 – 1733.08.30)

Born: (France)
Died:1733.08.30

Bishop of Vannes (France) (1717 – 1719.08.27)

Bishop of Blois (France) (1719.08.27 – 1733.08.30)

Bishop David-Nicolas BertierPermalink
(1697.03.22 – 1719.08.20)

Died:1719.08.20

Bishop of Blois (France) (1697.03.22 – 1719.08.20)

Former Prelates


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