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Diocese of

Le Mans

France France

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 6,206 km²

Population: 366,232 Catholics (64.4% of 569,035 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Rennes

Neighbouring Dioceses: Angers (↙), Laval (←), Séez (↑), Chartres (↗), Blois (→), Tours (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Saint Julien, évêque

Statistics: 102 parishes, 2 missions, 134 priests (115 diocesan, 19 religious), 31 deacons, 406 lay religious (45 brothers, 361 sisters), 5 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches

All Churches (97)

Angers (↙), Laval (←), Séez (↑), Chartres (↗), Blois (→), Tours (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2008.11.21 – ...):Bishop Yves Le Saux (57)Bishop Yves Le Saux (57)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Le Mans (Roman Rite)

Bishop Yves Le Saux (57)Bishop Yves Le Saux (57)Permalink
(2008.11.21 – ...)

Bishop of Le Mans (France)

Jésus, doux et humble de cœur

Born:1960.12.24 (France)
Ordained Priest:1986.06.22
Consecrated Bishop:2009.01.25

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (2008.11.21 – ...)

Bishop Jacques Maurice FaivrePermalink
(1997.07.29 – 2008.07.03)

Avance au large

Born:1934.08.11 (France)
Ordained Priest:1960.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1992.06.14
Died:2010.08.12 († 76)

Titular Bishop of San Leone (1992.04.29 – 1997.07.29)

Auxiliary Bishop of Lyon (France) (1992.04.29 – 1997.07.29)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1997.07.29 – 2008.07.03)

Archbishop Georges Edmond Robert Gilson (89)Bishop Georges Edmond Robert Gilson (89) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1981.08.13 – 1996.08.02)

Archbishop emeritus of Sens (France)
Bishop-Prelate emeritus of Mission de France (France)

Born:1929.05.30 (France)
Ordained Priest:1957.04.21
Consecrated Bishop:1976.10.09

Titular Bishop of Benda (1976.07.13 – 1981.08.13)

Auxiliary Bishop of Paris (France) (1976.07.13 – 1981.08.13)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1981.08.13 – 1996.08.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Sens (France) (1996.08.02 – 2002.12.08)

Bishop-Prelate of Mission de France (France) (1996.08.02 – 2004.12.31)

Archbishop of Sens (France) (2002.12.08 – 2004.12.31)

Bishop Bernard-Pierre-Edmond AlixPermalink
(1971.10.28 – 1981.08.13)

Born:1909.08.23 (France)
Ordained Priest:1932.03.12
Consecrated Bishop:1965.07.05
Died:1988.05.04 († 78)

Auxiliary Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1965.05.19 – 1967.07.12)

Titular Bishop of Mediana (1965.05.19 – 1971.10.28)

Coadjutor Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1967.07.12 – 1971.10.28)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1971.10.28 – 1981.08.13)

Bishop Paul-Léon-Jean ChevalierPermalink
(1959.05.04 – 1971.10.28)

Born:1896.08.29 (France)
Ordained Priest:1922.06.10
Consecrated Bishop:1951.10.11
Died:1976.03.04 († 79)

Auxiliary Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1951.08.21 – 1957.08.30)

Titular Bishop of Rhandus (1951.08.21 – 1959.05.04)

Coadjutor Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1957.08.30 – 1959.05.04)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1959.05.04 – 1971.10.28)

Cardinal Georges-François-Xavier-Marie GrentePermalink
(1943.03 – 1959.05.05)

Dux utinam exemplar

Born:1872.05.05 (France)
Ordained Priest:1895.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1918.04.17
Created Cardinal:1953.01.12
Died:1959.05.05 († 87)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1918.01.30 – 1943.03)

Archbishop-Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1943.03 – 1959.05.05)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Bernardo alle Terme (1953.01.15 – 1959.05.05)

Bishop Georges-François-Xavier-Marie Grente (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1918.01.30 – 1943.03)

(see above)

Bishop Raymond-Marie-Turiaf de La PortePermalink
(1912.08.12 – 1917.11.30)

Born:1857.09.10 (France)
Ordained Priest:1881.12.17
Consecrated Bishop:1912.10.09
Died:1926.06.09 († 68)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1912.08.12 – 1917.11.30)

Titular Bishop of Berissa (1917.11.30 – 1926.06.09)

Bishop Marie-Prosper-Adolphe de BonfilsPermalink
(1898.03.24 – 1912.06.02)

Born:1841.04.06 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1898.06.29
Died:1912.06.02 († 71)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) ([1898.03.22] 1898.03.24 – 1912.06.02)

Bishop Charles-Joseph-Louis-Abel GilbertPermalink
(1894.05.18 – 1897.08)

Born:1849.08.31 (France)
Ordained Priest:1872.09.21
Consecrated Bishop:1894.07.15
Died:1914.07.05 († 64)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) ([1894.01.29] 1894.05.18 – 1897.08)

Titular Bishop of Arsinoë (1898.03.24 – 1914.07.05)

Bishop Joseph-Guillaume Labouré (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1885.03.27 – 1893.06.15)

Crux spes unica

Born:1841.10.27 (France)
Ordained Priest:1865.09.23
Consecrated Bishop:1885.05.31
Created Cardinal:1897.04.19
Died:1906.04.21 († 64)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1885.03.27 – 1893.06.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rennes (France) (1893.06.15 – 1906.04.21)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria Nuova (1898.03.24 – 1906.04.21)

Bishop Hector-Albert Chaulet d’OutremontPermalink
(1874.12.21 – 1884.09.14)

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 Charles-Jean FillionPermalink
(1862.04.07 – 1874.07.28)

Born:1817.05.01 (France)
Ordained Priest:1840.09.19
Consecrated Bishop:1858.05.16
Died:1874.07.28 († 57)

Bishop of Saint-Claude (France) ([1858.01.23] 1858.03.15 – 1862.04.07)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) ([1862.01.14] 1862.04.07 – 1874.07.28)

Bishop Jean-Jacques NanquettePermalink
(1855.09.28 – 1861.11.19)

Born:1807.12.06 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1855.11.11
Died:1861.11.19 († 53)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) ([1855.08.30] 1855.09.28 – 1861.11.19)

Bishop Jean-Baptiste BouvierPermalink
(1834.01.20 – 1854.12.29)

Born:1783.01.16 (France)
Ordained Priest:1808.09.24
Consecrated Bishop:1834.03.21
Died:1854.12.29 († 71)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) ([1833.11.22] 1834.01.20 – 1854.12.29)

Bishop Philippe-Marie-Thérèse-Guy CarronPermalink
(1829.09.28 – 1833.08.27)

Born:1788.12.13 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1829.11.08
Died:1833.08.27 († 44)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) ([1829.04.16] 1829.09.28 – 1833.08.27)

Bishop Claude-Madeleine de La Myre-MoryPermalink
(1820.02.21 – 1828.12.22)

Born:1755.08.17 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1820.03.19
Died:1829.09.08 († 74)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) ([1819.12.05] 1820.02.21 – 1828.12.22)

Bishop Johann Michael Josef von Pidoll de QuitenbachPermalink
(1802.05.25 – 1819.11.23)

Born:1734.11.16 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1758.12.23
Consecrated Bishop:1794.03.19
Died:1819.11.23 († 85)

Titular Bishop of Diocletianopolis (1794.02.21 – 1802.05.25)

Auxiliary Bishop of Trier (Germany) (1794.02.21 – 1802.05.25)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) ([1802.04.09] 1802.05.25 – 1819.11.23)

Bishop François-Gaspard de Jouffroy de GonsansPermalink
(1778.06.01 – 1799.01.23)

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 Louis-André de GrimaldiPermalink
(1767.06.15 – 1777.10.16)

Born:1736.12.17 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1767.07.05
Died:1808 († 72)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) ([1767.04.19] 1767.06.15 – 1777.10.16)

Bishop of Noyon (France) ([1777.10.16] 1778.03.30 – 1801)

Bishop Charles-Louis de Froulay de TesséPermalink
(1723.10.17 – 1767.01.31)

Died:1767.01.31

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1723.10.17 – 1767.01.31)

Bishop Pierre-Roger du CrévyPermalink
(1712 – 1723.08.02)

Died:1723.08.02

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1712 – 1723.08.02)

Bishop Louis de La Vergne de Montenard de TressanPermalink
(1671.11 – 1712.01.26)

Born:1638.09.13
Died:1712.01.26 († 73)

Bishop of Vabres (France) (1669 – 1671.11)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1671.11 – 1712.01.26)

Bishop Philibert-Emmanuel de Beaumanoir de LavardinPermalink
(1649.03.01 – 1671.07.27)

Died:1671.07.27

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1649.03.01 – 1671.07.27)

Bishop Emmeric-Marc de La FertéPermalink
(1639.02.28 – 1648.04.30)

Died:1648.04.30

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1639.02.28 – 1648.04.30)

Bishop Charles de Beaumanoir de LavardinPermalink
(1610.08.18 – 1637.11.17)

Died:1637.11.17

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1610.08.18 – 1637.11.17)

Bishop Claude d’Angennes de RambouilletPermalink
(1587.09.28 – 1601.05.15)

Died:1601.05.15

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1587.09.28 – 1601.05.15)

Cardinal Charles d’Angennes de RambouilletPermalink
(1556.07.27 – 1587.03.23)

Born:1530.10.30 (France)
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:1556?
Created Cardinal:1570.05.17
Died:1587.03.23 († 56)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1556.07.27 – 1587.03.23)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Simeone Profeta (1570.06.09 – 1570.11.20)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Eufemia (1570.11.20 – 1587.03.23)

Bishop Jean du Bellay de LangeyPermalink
(1542.11.01 – 1556.07.27)

Coadjutor Bishop of Le Mans (France) (? – 1542.11.01)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1542.11.01 – 1556.07.27)

Bishop René du Bellay de LangeyPermalink
(1535.08.13 – 1542.11.01)

Bishop of Grasse (France) (1532.07.19 – 1533)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1535.08.13 – 1542.11.01)

Cardinal Louis de Bourbon de VendômePermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1519.08.08 – 1535.08.13)

Cardinal Philippe de LuxembourgPermalink
(1509.09.09 – 1519.06.02)

Born:1445 (France)
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:
Created Cardinal:1495.01.21
Died:1519.06.02 († 74)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1476.11.04 – 1507.01.27)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Marcellino e Pietro (1495.02.02 – 1509.06.03)

Bishop of Thérouanne ([1496.02.03] 1498.11.12 – 1516.11.26)

Protopriest of Sacred College of Cardinals (1508.09 – 1509.06.03)

Cardinal-Bishop of Albano (1509.06.03 – 1511.01.20)

Bishop of Saint-Pons-de-Thomières (France) (1509.09.08 – 1511)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1509.09.09 – 1519.06.02)

Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati (1511.01.20 – 1519.06.02)

Bishop of Arras (France) (1516.11.26 – 1518.03.10)

Apostolic Administrator of Maillezais (1518.03.10 – 1518.03.24)

Bishop François de LuxembourgPermalink
(1507.01.27 – 1509.09.09)

Died:1509.09.09

Bishop of Saint-Pons-de-Thomières (France) (1502 – 1509.09.09)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1507.01.27 – 1509.09.09)

Cardinal Philippe de LuxembourgPermalink
(1476.11.04 – 1507.01.27)

Born:1445 (France)
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:
Created Cardinal:1495.01.21
Died:1519.06.02 († 74)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1476.11.04 – 1507.01.27)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Marcellino e Pietro (1495.02.02 – 1509.06.03)

Bishop of Thérouanne ([1496.02.03] 1498.11.12 – 1516.11.26)

Protopriest of Sacred College of Cardinals (1508.09 – 1509.06.03)

Cardinal-Bishop of Albano (1509.06.03 – 1511.01.20)

Bishop of Saint-Pons-de-Thomières (France) (1509.09.08 – 1511)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1509.09.09 – 1519.06.02)

Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati (1511.01.20 – 1519.06.02)

Bishop of Arras (France) (1516.11.26 – 1518.03.10)

Apostolic Administrator of Maillezais (1518.03.10 – 1518.03.24)

Bishop Thibaud de Luxembourg, O. Cist.Permalink
(1465.05.11 – 1476.11.04)

Born: (France)
Died:1477.09.01

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1465.05.11 – 1476.11.04)

Bishop Martin BerruyerPermalink
(1449.04.07 – 1465.04.24)

Died:1465.04.24

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1449.04.07 – 1465.04.24)

Bishop Jean d’AnsièresPermalink
(1439.06.05 – 1449)

Died:1449

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1439.06.05 – 1449)

Bishop Adam ChatelainPermalink
(1398.06.17 – 1438)

Died:1438

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1398.06.17 – 1438)

Bishop Pierre de SavoisyPermalink
(1385.02.08 – 1398.02)

Died:1412.09.13

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1385.02.08 – 1398.02)

Bishop of Beauvais (France) (1398.02 – 1412.09.13)

Bishop Gonthier de Bagneaux (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1367.10.25 – 1385.05.14)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1367.10.25 – 1385.05.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Sens (France) (1385.05.14 – 1385.07)

Bishop Michel de BrichePermalink
(1355.07.31 – 1366.06.10)

Died:1366.06.10

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1355.07.31 – 1366.06.10)

Bishop Jean de Craon (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1347.10.24 – 1355.07.31)

Died:1373.03.26

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1347.10.24 – 1355.07.31)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Reims (France) (1355.07.31 – 1373.03.26)

Bishop Geoffroi de La ChapellePermalink
(1338.05.16 – 1347.06.20)

Died:1347.06.20

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1338.05.16 – 1347.06.20)

Bishop Guy de LavalPermalink
(1326.03.13 – 1338.04.07)

Died:1338.04.07

Bishop of Quimper (France) (1324.06.22 – 1326.03.13)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1326.03.13 – 1338.04.07)

Bishop Pierre de LongeuilPermalink
(1309 – 1326.04.15)

Died:1327.02

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1309 – 1326.04.15)

Bishop of Le Puy-en-Velay (France) (1326.04.15 – 1327.02)

Bishop Robert de ClinchampPermalink
(1298.04 – 1309.09.29)

Died:1309.09.29

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1298.04 – 1309.09.29)

Bishop Denis BenoitPermalink
(1296.02.04 – 1298.03.03)

Died:1298.03.03

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1296.02.04 – 1298.03.03)

Bishop Pierre Le RoyerPermalink
(1293.01.26 – 1295.12.22)

Died:1295.12.22

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1293.01.26 – 1295.12.22)

Bishop Jean de ToulayPermalink
(1279.10.03 – 1292)

Died:1292

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1279.10.03 – 1292)

Bishop Geoffroi d’AsséPermalink
(1270 – 1277.08.07)

Died:1277.08.07

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1270 – 1277.08.07)

Bishop Geoffroi FreslonPermalink
(1258 – 1269.11.15)

Died:1269.11.15

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1258 – 1269.11.15)

Bishop Guillaume RolandPermalink
(1255.09.08 – 1258.08.04)

Died:1258.08.04

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1255.09.08 – 1258.08.04)

Bishop Gooffroi de LoudonPermalink
(1234.10.17 – 1255.08.03)

Died:1255.08.03

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1234.10.17 – 1255.08.03)

Bishop Gooffroi de LavalPermalink
(1231.08.12 – 1234.08.10)

Died:1234.08.10

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1231.08.12 – 1234.08.10)

Bishop Maurice (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1216.08.14 – 1231.07.20)

Died:1235.01.10

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1216.08.14 – 1231.07.20)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rouen (France) (1231.07.20 – 1235.01.10)

Bishop NicolasPermalink
(1214.05.27 – 1216)

Died:1216

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1214.05.27 – 1216)

Bishop HamelinPermalink
(1190.12.01 – 1214)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1190.12.01 – 1214)

Bishop RenaudPermalink
(1187 – 1190.08.02)

Died:1190.08.02

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1187 – 1190.08.02)

Bishop Guillaume de PassavantPermalink
(1143 – 1187.01.26)

Died:1187.01.26

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1143 – 1187.01.26)

Bishop Hugues de Saint-CalaisPermalink
(1135.12.20 – 1143.02.05)

Died:1143.02.05

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1135.12.20 – 1143.02.05)

Bishop Guy d’ÉtampesPermalink
(1125 – 1135.02)

Died:1135.02

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1125 – 1135.02)

Bishop Hildebert de Lavardin (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1097 – 1125)

Died:1133

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1097 – 1125)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tours (France) (1125 – 1133)

Bishop HoëlPermalink
(1082 – 1096.07.28)

Died:1096.07.28

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1082 – 1096.07.28)

Bishop ArnaudPermalink
(1066 – 1081.12.01)

Died:1081.12.01

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1066 – 1081.12.01)

Bishop VulgrinPermalink
(1055 – 1065.05.10)

Died:1065.05.10

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1055 – 1065.05.10)

Bishop Gervais de Belleme (de Château-du-Loir) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1036 – 1055.10.15)

Died:1067.07.04

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (1036 – 1055.10.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Reims (France) (1055.10.15 – 1067.07.04)

Bishop Avergaud de BellesmePermalink
(995 – 1036.10.24)

Died:1036.10.24

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (995 – 1036.10.24)

Bishop Sigefroi de BellesmePermalink
(971? – 995)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (971? – 995)

Bishop MainardPermalink
(940 – 960)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (940 – 960)

Bishop HubertPermalink
(908 – 939)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (908 – 939)

Bishop GonthierPermalink
(892 – 908)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (892 – 908)

Saint Bishop PrincipePermalink
(497 – 511)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (497 – 511)

Bishop TuribePermalink
(490 – 497)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (490 – 497)

Saint Bishop VicteurPermalink
(440? – 490)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (440? – 490)

Saint Bishop LiboirePermalink
(? – ?)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (? – ?)

Saint Bishop PavacePermalink
(? – ?)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (? – ?)

Saint Bishop ThuribePermalink
(? – ?)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (? – ?)

Saint Bishop Julien du MansPermalink
(340? – ?)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) (340? – ?)

Former Prelates


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