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Diocese of

Gap

France France

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 5,643 km²

Population: 119,764 Catholics (86.0% of 139,279 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Marseille

Neighbouring Dioceses: Valence (↖), Grenoble–Vienne (↑), Chambéry–Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne–Tarentaise (↑), Susa (↗), Pinerolo (→), Digne (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Saint Arnoux

Statistics: 185 parishes, 1 mission, 55 priests (47 diocesan, 8 religious), 9 deacons, 77 lay religious (9 brothers, 68 sisters), 2 seminarians (2015)

Website: Link

History

United Titles


Special Churches

Valence (↖), Grenoble–Vienne (↑), Chambéry–Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne–Tarentaise (↑), Susa (↗), Pinerolo (→), Digne (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2017.04.08 – ...):Bishop Xavier Malle (53)Bishop Xavier Malle (53)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Gap (Roman Rite)

Bishop Xavier Malle (53)Bishop Xavier Malle (53)Permalink
(2017.04.08 – ...)

Bishop of Gap (France)

Born:1965.09.14 (France)
Ordained Priest:2000.07.02
Consecrated Bishop:2017.06.11

Bishop of Gap (France) (2017.04.08 – ...)

Twitter FeedBishop Jean-Michel di Falco Léandri (76)Bishop Jean-Michel di Falco Léandri (76)Permalink
(2003.11.18 – 2017.04.08)

Bishop emeritus of Gap (France)

Cum enim infirmor tunc potens sum

Born:1941.11.25 (France)
Ordained Priest:1968.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1997.10.10

Auxiliary Bishop of Paris (France) (1997.07.04 – 2003.09.02)

Titular Bishop of Vallis (1997.07.04 – 2003.11.18)

Auxiliary Bishop of Gap (France) (2003.09.02 – 2003.11.18)

Bishop of Gap (France) (2003.11.18 – 2017.04.08)

Bishop Georges LagrangePermalink
(1988.07.11 – 2003.11.18)

La verité vous rendra libres

Born:1929.11.23 (France)
Ordained Priest:1955.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1988.09.18
Died:2014.12.11 († 85)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1988.07.11 – 2003.11.18)

Bishop Raymond Séguy (88)Bishop Raymond Séguy (88)Permalink
(1981.10.14 – 1987.07.31)

Bishop emeritus of Autun (France)

Vade noli timere

Born:1929.12.08 (France)
Ordained Priest:1954.09.18
Consecrated Bishop:1981.11.22

Bishop of Gap (France) (1981.10.14 – 1987.07.31)

Bishop of Autun (France) (1987.07.31 – 2006.04.08)

Bishop Pierre Bertrand ChaguéPermalink
(1975.01.18 – 1980.10.01)

Born:1920.07.27 (France)
Ordained Priest:1945.03.17
Consecrated Bishop:1969.09.20
Died:1980.10.01 († 60)

Titular Bishop of Vico Equense (1969.07.02 – 1975.01.18)

Auxiliary Bishop of Lyon (France) (1969.07.02 – 1975.01.18)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1975.01.18 – 1980.10.01)

Bishop Robert Coffy (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1967.02.11 – 1974.06.15)

Sint unum

Born:1920.10.24 (France)
Ordained Priest:1944.10.28
Consecrated Bishop:1967.04.23
Created Cardinal:1991.06.28
Died:1995.07.15 († 74)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1967.02.11 – 1974.06.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Albi (France) (1974.06.15 – 1985.04.13)

Archbishop of Marseille (France) (1985.04.13 – 1995.04.22)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Luigi Maria Grignion de Montfort (1991.06.28 – 1995.07.15)

Bishop Georges Jacquot (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1961.02.13 – 1966.11.01)

Born:1904.11.19 (France)
Ordained Priest:1929.07.16
Consecrated Bishop:1959.09.30
Died:1970.09.25 († 65)

Titular Bishop of Irenopolis in Cilicia (1959.05.20 – 1961.02.13)

Coadjutor Bishop of Gap (France) (1959.05.20 – 1961.02.13)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1961.02.13 – 1966.11.01)

Archbishop of Marseille (France) (1966.11.01 – 1970.09.25)

Bishop Auguste-Callixte-Jean BonnabelPermalink
(1932.08.16 – 1961.02.13)

Born:1886.12.06 (France)
Ordained Priest:1912.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1932.10.26
Died:1967.11.07 († 80)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1932.08.16 – 1961.02.13)

Titular Bishop of Zuri (1961.02.13 – 1967.11.07)

Bishop Camille PicPermalink
(1928.12.17 – 1932.08.16)

Born:1876.12.05 (France)
Ordained Priest:1901.07.07
Consecrated Bishop:1929.03.12
Died:1951.11.25 († 74)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1928.12.17 – 1932.08.16)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1932.08.16 – 1951.11.25)

Bishop Jules-Géraud Saliège (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1925.10.29 – 1928.12.17)

Illius sub umbra

Born:1870.02.24 (France)
Ordained Priest:1895.09.21
Consecrated Bishop:1926.01.06
Created Cardinal:1946.02.18
Died:1956.11.05 († 86)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1925.10.29 – 1928.12.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Toulouse (France) (1928.12.17 – 1956.11.05)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Pudenziana (1946.05.17 – 1956.11.05)

Bishop Gabriel-Roch de Llobet (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1915.01.22 – 1925.01.16)

Born:1872.01.15 (France)
Ordained Priest:1896.05.30
Consecrated Bishop:1915.04.12
Died:1957.04.22 († 85)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1915.01.22 – 1925.01.16)

Titular Archbishop of Odessus (1925.01.16 – 1928.10.03)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Avignon (France) (1925.01.16 – 1928.10.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Avignon (France) (1928.10.03 – 1957.04.22)

Bishop Prosper-Amable BerthetPermalink
(1889.05.27 – 1914.10.25)

Born:1838.02.17 (France)
Ordained Priest:1861.06.23
Consecrated Bishop:1889.08.01
Died:1914.10.25 († 76)

Bishop of Gap (France) ([1889.04.24] 1889.05.27 – 1914.10.25)

Bishop Jean-Alphonse BlanchetPermalink
(1887.05.26 – 1888.05.18)

Born:1829.11.18 (France)
Ordained Priest:1852.10.17
Consecrated Bishop:1887.08.01
Died:1888.05.18 († 58)

Bishop of Gap (France) ([1887.04.16] 1887.05.26 – 1888.05.18)

Archbishop Louis-Joseph-Jean-Baptiste-Léon GouzotPermalink
(1884.03.27 – 1887.05.26)

Born:1827.02.25 (France)
Ordained Priest:1851.11.23
Consecrated Bishop:1884.06.02
Died:1895.08.20 († 68)

Bishop of Gap (France) ([1883.11.10] 1884.03.27 – 1887.05.26)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Auch (France) ([1887.04.16] 1887.05.26 – 1895.08.20)

Bishop Jean-Baptiste-Marie-Simon JacquenetPermalink
(1881.05.13 – 1884.03.27)

Born:1816.04.03 (France)
Ordained Priest:1844.09.08
Consecrated Bishop:1881.07.17
Died:1892.03.01 († 75)

Bishop of Gap (France) ([1881.01.13] 1881.05.13 – 1884.03.27)

Bishop of Amiens (France) ([1883.11.10] 1884.03.27 – 1892.03.01)

Bishop Marie-Ludovic RochePermalink
(1879.09.22 – 1880.10.06)

Born:1828.02.05 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1879.11.11
Died:1880.10.06 († 52)

Bishop of Gap (France) ([1879.09.02] 1879.09.22 – 1880.10.06)

Bishop Aimé-Victor-François Guilbert (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1867.09.20 – 1879.09.02)

Crux spes

Born:1812.11.15 (France)
Ordained Priest:1836.12.17
Consecrated Bishop:1867.11.10
Created Cardinal:1889.05.24
Died:1889.08.16 († 76)

Bishop of Gap (France) ([1867.05.16] 1867.09.20 – 1879.09.02)

Bishop of Amiens (France) ([1879.09.02] 1879.09.22 – 1883.06.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bordeaux (France) ([1883.06.05] 1883.08.09 – 1889.08.16)

Cardinal-Priest with no Title assigned (1889.05.24 – 1889.08.16)

Archbishop Victor-Felix Bernadou (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1862.04.07 – 1867.07.12)

Fide et lenitate

Born:1816.06.25 (France)
Ordained Priest:1840.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1862.06.29
Created Cardinal:1886.06.07
Died:1891.11.15 († 75)

Bishop of Gap (France) ([1862.01.10] 1862.04.07 – 1867.07.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Sens (France) ([1867.05.16] 1867.07.12 – 1891.11.15)

Cardinal-Priest of SS. Trinità al Monte Pincio (1887.03.17 – 1891.11.15)

Bishop Jean-Irénée DepéryPermalink
(1844.06.17 – 1861.12.09)

Born:1796.03.06 (France)
Ordained Priest:1820.12.23
Consecrated Bishop:1844.09.01
Died:1861.12.09 († 65)

Bishop of Gap (France) ([1844.04.21] 1844.06.17 – 1861.12.09)

Bishop Louis RossatPermalink
(1840.12.14 – 1844.06.17)

Born:1789.12.08 (France)
Ordained Priest:1814.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1841.02.14
Died:1866.12.24 († 77)

Bishop of Gap (France) ([1840.06.25] 1840.12.14 – 1844.06.17)

Bishop of Verdun (France) ([1844.04.21] 1844.06.17 – 1866.12.24)

Archbishop Nicolas-Augustin de la Croix d’AzolettePermalink
(1837.05.19 – 1840.04.27)

Born:1779.07.15 (France)
Ordained Priest:1806.08.03
Consecrated Bishop:1837.07.25
Died:1861.06.06 († 81)

Bishop of Gap (France) ([1836.11.30] 1837.05.19 – 1840.04.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Auch (France) ([1839.12.04] 1840.04.27 – 1856.01)

Bishop François-Antoine ArbaudPermalink
(1823.05.16 – 1836.03.27)

Born:1768.06.02 (France)
Ordained Priest:1791.06.18
Consecrated Bishop:1823.07.06
Died:1836.03.27 († 67)

Bishop of Gap (France) ([1823.01.13] 1823.05.16 – 1836.03.27)

Bishop François de VareillePermalink
(1784.06.25 – 1801)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1784.06.25 – 1801)

Bishop Jean-Baptiste-Marie de Maillé de la Tour-LandryPermalink
(1778.03.30 – 1784.06.25)

Born:1743.12.06 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1778.05.03
Died:1804.11.25 († 60)

Bishop of Gap (France) ([1777.12.07] 1778.03.30 – 1784.06.25)

Bishop of Saint-Papoul ([1784.02.01] 1784.06.25 – 1801.09.18)

Bishop of Rennes (France) (1802.04.09 – 1804.11.25)

Bishop François-Gaspard de Jouffroy de GonsansPermalink
(1774.02.20 – 1778.06.01)

Died:1799.01.23

Bishop of Gap (France) (1774.02.20 – 1778.06.01)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1778.06.01 – 1799.01.23)

Bishop François de Narbonne-LaraPermalink
(1764.02.20 – 1774.04.18)

Born:1720
Consecrated Bishop:1764.03.25
Died:1792.11.12 († 72)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1764.02.20 – 1774.04.18)

Bishop of Évreux (France) (1774.04.18 – 1792.11.12)

Bishop Jacques-Marie de Caritat de CondorcetPermalink
(1741.12.20 – 1754.12.16)

Born:1703.11.11 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1742.01.28
Died:1783.09.21 († 79)

Bishop of Gap (France) ([1741.10.31] 1741.12.20 – 1754.12.16)

Bishop of Auxerre (France) ([1754.06.29] 1754.12.16 – 1761.02.16)

Bishop of Lisieux (France) ([1761.01.01] 1761.02.16 – 1783.09.21)

Bishop Claude de CabanePermalink
(1739.06.22 – 1741.09.10)

Died:1741.09.10

Bishop of Gap (France) (1739.06.22 – 1741.09.10)

Bishop François de MalissolesPermalink
(1706.04.03 – 1738.07.21)

Died:1738.07.21

Bishop of Gap (France) (1706.04.03 – 1738.07.21)

Bishop Charles-Béningne HervéPermalink
(1692 – 1706)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1692 – 1706)

Bishop Victor-Augustin MéliandPermalink
(1679.07.21 – 1684.06.27)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1679.07.21 – 1684.06.27)

Bishop of Alet (1684.06.27 – 1698.10)

Bishop Guillaume de MeschatinPermalink
(1677 – 1679)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1677 – 1679)

Bishop Pierre MarionPermalink
(1662 – 1675)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1662 – 1675)

Bishop Arthur de LionnePermalink
(1639 – 1662)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1639 – 1662)

Bishop Charles-Salomon du SerrePermalink
(1600 – 1637)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1600 – 1637)

Bishop Pierre PaparinPermalink
(1572 – 1600)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1572 – 1600)

Bishop Gabriel de ClermontPermalink
(1526 – 1571)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1526 – 1571)

Bishop Gabriel de SclafanatisPermalink
(1484 – 1526)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1484 – 1526)

Bishop Gaucher de ForcalquierPermalink
(1442 – 1484.04.05)

Born:1410 (France)
Died:1484.04.05 († 74)

Bishop of Sisteron (France) (1440 – 1442)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1442 – 1484.04.05)

Bishop Guillaume de Combarel (Hugues)Permalink
(1429 – 1442)

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1419.11.29 – 1422.01.12)

Bishop of Béziers (France) (1422.01.12 – 1424.02.14)

Bishop of Maguelonne (France) (1423 – 1429)

Bishop of Poitiers (France) (1424.02.14 – 1438?)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1429 – 1442)

Bishop Laugier SaporPermalink
(1411 – 1429)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1411 – 1429)

Bishop Alessio da Seregno, O.F.M.Permalink
(1409.08.20 – 1411.08.27)

Died:1447.01.01

Bishop of Bobbio (Italy) (1405.09.26 – 1409.08.20)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1409.08.20 – 1411.08.27)

Bishop of Piacenza (Italy) (1411.08.27 – 1447.01.01)

Bishop Antoine JuvénisPermalink
(1409 – 1409)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1409 – 1409)

Bishop Jean de SaintsPermalink
(1404 – 1409.08.20)

Died:1418.09.20

Bishop of Gap (France) (1404 – 1409.08.20)

Bishop of Meaux (France) (1409.08.20 – 1418.09.20)

Bishop Raimond de BarPermalink
(1399 – 1404)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1399 – 1404)

Bishop Jacques ArtaudPermalink
(1366 – 1399)

Bishop of Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux (France) (1364 – 1367)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1366 – 1399)

Bishop Guillaume FournierPermalink
(1362 – 1366)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1362 – 1366)

Bishop Jacques de DeauxPermalink
(1357 – 1362.04.06)

Died:1362

Bishop of Gap (France) (1357 – 1362.04.06)

Bishop of Nîmes (France) (1362.04.06 – 1362)

Bishop Gilbert de MendegachesPermalink
(1353 – 1357)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1353 – 1357)

Bishop Henri de PoitiersPermalink
(1349 – 1353.02.22)

Died:1370.08.25

Bishop of Gap (France) (1349 – 1353.02.22)

Bishop of Troyes (France) (1353.02.22 – 1370.08.25)

Bishop Dragonnet de MontaubanPermalink
(1328 – 1349)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1328 – 1349)

Bishop Guillaume d’ÉtiennePermalink
(1318 – 1328)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1318 – 1328)

Bishop de Lincel de LincelPermalink
(1316 – 1318)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1316 – 1318)

Bishop Olivier de LayePermalink
(1315 – 1316)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1315 – 1316)

Bishop Geofroi de LincelPermalink
(1289 – 1315)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1289 – 1315)

Bishop Raimond de MévouillonPermalink
(1282 – 1289)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1282 – 1289)

Bishop Othon de GrassePermalink
(1251 – 1281)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1251 – 1281)

Bishop RobertPermalink
(1235 – 1251)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1235 – 1251)

Bishop Guillaume d’EsclaponPermalink
(1219 – 1235)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1219 – 1235)

Bishop GuiguesPermalink
(1217 – 1219)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1217 – 1219)

Bishop Hugues (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1215 – 1217.03.28)

Died:1217.08.29

Bishop of Gap (France) (1215 – 1217.03.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Arles (France) (1217.03.28 – 1217.08.29)

Bishop Guillaume de GièresPermalink
(1199 – 1211)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1199 – 1211)

Bishop FriedrichPermalink
(1188 – 1199)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1188 – 1199)

Bishop GuillaumePermalink
(1180 – 1188)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1180 – 1188)

Bishop GregorPermalink
(1157 – 1180)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1157 – 1180)

Bishop RaimondPermalink
(1150 – 1156)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1150 – 1156)

Bishop GuillaumePermalink
(1131 – 1149)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1131 – 1149)

Bishop Pierre GrafinelPermalink
(1122 – 1130)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1122 – 1130)

Bishop LaugierPermalink
(1106 – 1122)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1106 – 1122)

Bishop IsoardPermalink
(1090? – 1105)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1090? – 1105)

Bishop OdilonPermalink
(1085? – ?)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1085? – ?)

Bishop LaugierPermalink
(1079 – 1081)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1079 – 1081)

Saint Bishop ArnouxPermalink
(1065 – 1078?)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1065 – 1078?)

Bishop RipertPermalink
(1053 – 1060)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1053 – 1060)

Bishop RodolphePermalink
(1044 – 1050)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1044 – 1050)

Bishop Féraud de NicePermalink
(1000 – 1040)

Bishop of Gap (France) (1000 – 1040)

Bishop HugoPermalink
(971 – 1000)

Bishop of Gap (France) (971 – 1000)

Saint Bishop ConstantinPermalink
(439? – ?)

Bishop of Gap (France) (439? – ?)

Saint Bishop RemèdePermalink
(394 – 419)

Bishop of Gap (France) (394 – 419)

Saint Bishop TigridePermalink
(? – ?)

Bishop of Gap (France) (? – ?)

Saint Bishop DémèterPermalink
(100? – ?)

Bishop of Gap (France) (100? – ?)

Former Prelates


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