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Diocese of

Namur

Belgium Belgium

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Ecclesiastical Province: Mechelen–Brussel

Patron Saint: Sint-Aubin

Address: Evêché, 1 rue de l'Evêché, B-5000 Namur, Belgium

Phone: (081) 25.10.80

Website: Link

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2010.05.31 – ...):Bishop Rémy Victor Vancottem (71)Bishop Rémy Victor Vancottem (71)
Auxiliary Bishop (2004.07.08 – ...):Bishop Pierre Warin (66)Bishop Pierre Warin (66)

Titular Bishop of Tongeren

Ordinaries

Bishops of Namur (Roman Rite)

Bishop Rémy Victor Vancottem (71)Bishop Rémy Victor Vancottem (71)
(2010.05.31 – ...)

Bishop of Namur (Belgium)

Et votre joie sera parfaite

Born:1943.07.25 (Belgium)
Ordained Priest:1969.06.27
Consecrated Bishop:1982.03.21

Titular Bishop of Unizibira (1982.02.15 – 2010.05.31)

Auxiliary Bishop of Mechelen–Brussel (Belgium) (1982.02.15 – 2010.05.31)

Bishop of Namur (Belgium) (2010.05.31 – ...)

Archbishop André-Joseph Léonard (74)Bishop André-Joseph Léonard (André-Mutien) (74) (later Archbishop)
(1991.02.07 – 2010.01.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Mechelen–Brussel (Belgium)
Military Ordinary of Belgium (Belgium)
President of Episcopal Conference of Belgium

Veni Domine Jesu / Oh oui, viens, Seigneur Jésus

Born:1940.05.06 (Belgium)
Ordained Priest:1964.07.19
Consecrated Bishop:1991.04.14

Bishop of Namur (Belgium) (1991.02.07 – 2010.01.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Mechelen–Brussel (Belgium) (2010.01.18 – ...)

Military Ordinary of Belgium (Belgium) (2010.02.27 – ...)

President of Episcopal Conference of Belgium (2010.02.27 – ...)

Bishop Robert-Joseph Mathen
(1974.06.24 – 1991.02.07)

Dominus adjutor meus

Born:1916.12.30 (Belgium)
Ordained Priest:1940.08.25
Consecrated Bishop:1974.05.03
Died:1997.01.19 († 80)

Titular Bishop of Tituli in Numidia (1974.03.15 – 1974.06.24)

Coadjutor Bishop of Namur (Belgium) (1974.03.15 – 1974.06.24)

Bishop of Namur (Belgium) (1974.06.24 – 1991.02.07)

Bishop André Marie Charue
(1941.12.12 – 1974.06.24)

Christum oportet crescere

Born:1898.07.01 (Belgium)
Ordained Priest:1922.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:1942.02.11
Died:1977.12.20 († 79)

Bishop of Namur (Belgium) (1941.12.12 – 1974.06.24)

Bishop Thomas Louis Heylen, O. Praem.
(1899.10.23 – 1941.10.28)

Prudenter et simpliciter

Born:1856.02.05 (Belgium)
Ordained Priest:1881.06.11
Consecrated Bishop:1899.11.30
Died:1941.10.28 († 85)

Bishop of Namur (Belgium) (1899.10.23 – 1941.10.28)

Bishop Jean-Baptiste Decrolière
(1892 – 1899.09.05)

Spes nostra salve

Born:1839.04.03 (Belgium)
Ordained Priest:1878
Consecrated Bishop:1892.08.01
Died:1899.09.05 († 60)

Bishop of Namur (Belgium) (1892 – 1899.09.05)

Bishop Édouard-Joseph Belin
(1884.03.27 – 1892.02.07)

Deus adjutor

Born:1821.08.25 (Belgium)
Died:1892.02.07 († 70)

Bishop of Namur (Belgium) (1884.03.27 – 1892.02.07)

Bishop Pierre-Lambert Goossens (later Cardinal)
(1883.07.16 – 1884.03.24)

Omnia et in omnibus Christus

Born:1827.07.18 (Belgium)
Ordained Priest:1850.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1883.06.24
Created Cardinal:1889.05.24
Died:1906.01.25 († 78)

Titular Bishop of Abdera (1883.06.01 – 1883.07.16)

Coadjutor Bishop of Namur (Belgium) (1883.06.01 – 1883.07.16)

Bishop of Namur (Belgium) (1883.07.16 – 1884.03.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Mechelen (Belgium) (1884.03.24 – 1906.01.25)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Croce in Gerusalemme (1889.05.27 – 1906.01.25)

Bishop Théodore-Joseph Gravez
(1867.12.08 – 1883.07.16)

Maria immaculata

Born:1810.09.10 (Belgium)
Consecrated Bishop:1867
Died:1883.07.16 († 72)

Bishop of Namur (Belgium) (1867.12.08 – 1883.07.16)

Bishop Victor-Auguste-Isidore Dechamps, C.SS.R. (later Cardinal)
(1865.09.25 – 1867.12.20)

Per via cœli porta manes

Born:1810.12.06 (Belgium)
Ordained Priest:1834.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1865.10.01
Created Cardinal:1875.03.15
Died:1883.09.29 († 72)

Bishop of Namur (Belgium) (1865.09.25 – 1867.12.20)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Mechelen (Belgium) (1867.12.20 – 1883.09.29)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Bernardo alle Terme (1875.03.31 – 1883.09.29)

Bishop Nicolas-Joseph Dehesselle
(1836 – 1865.08.15)

Pro Deo et grege

Born:1789
Died:1865.08.15 († 76)

Bishop of Namur (Belgium) (1836 – 1865.08.15)

Bishop Jean Arnold Barret
(1833.04.15 – 1835.07.31)

Born:1770.02.22
Ordained Priest:1793.02.23
Consecrated Bishop:1833.06.15
Died:1835.07.31 († 65)

Bishop of Namur (Belgium) (1833.04.15 – 1835.07.31)

Bishop Nicolas-Alexis Ondernard
(1828 – 1831)

Born:1756
Died:1831 († 75)

Bishop of Namur (Belgium) (1828 – 1831)

Bishop Charles-François-Joseph Pisani de la Gaude
(1804.05.28 – 1826.02.23)

Gemino sub sydere tuta

Born:1743.03.14 (France)
Ordained Priest:1774
Consecrated Bishop:1784.02.08
Died:1826.02.23 († 82)

Bishop of Vence (France) (1783 – 1802.04.18)

Bishop of Namur (Belgium) ([1804.02.04] 1804.05.28 – 1826.02.23)

Bishop Claude de Bexon
(1802.05.25 – 1803.09.15)

In nomine Jesu omne genu flectatur

Born:1736.06.14 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1802.05.30
Died:1807.08.10 († 71)

Bishop of Namur (Belgium) (1802.05.25 – 1803.09.15)

Bishop Albert Louis de Lichtervelde
(1780.06.13 – 1796.10.18)

Born:1715.08.16 (Belgium)
Died:1796.10.18 († 81)

Bishop of Namur (Belgium) (1780.06.13 – 1796.10.18)

Bishop Ferdinand-Marie de Lobkowitz
(1772.07.27 – 1779.10.31)

Adhærere Deo bonum

Born:1726.12.18 (Austria)
Died:1795.01.29 († 68)

Bishop of Namur (Belgium) (1772.07.27 – 1779.10.31)

Bishop of Gent (Belgium) (1779.11.22 – 1795.01.29)

Bishop Paul Godefroid de Berlo de Franc-Douaire
(1740.04.07 – 1771.01.19)

Bishop of Namur (Belgium) (1740.04.07 – 1771.01.19)

Bishop Thomas Jean François de Strickland de Sigergh
(1727.09.02 – 1740.01.14)

Bishop of Namur (Belgium) (1727.09.02 – 1740.01.14)

Bishop Ferdinand Paul Ernest Maximilien de Berlo de Brus
(1696.01.21 – 1725.08.24)

Bishop of Namur (Belgium) (1696.01.21 – 1725.08.24)

Bishop Pierre Vandenperre
(1680.11.19 – 1695.09.07)

Bishop of Namur (Belgium) (1680.11.19 – 1695.09.07)

Bishop Ignaas-August van Grobbendonck-Schetz
(1669.05.05 – 1679.12.26)

In labore quies

Born:1625
Died:1680.05.31 († 55)

Bishop of Roermond (Netherlands) (? – 1669.05.05)

Bishop of Namur (Belgium) (1669.05.05 – 1679.12.26)

Bishop of Gent (Belgium) (1679.12.26 – 1680.05.31)

Bishop Jean Wachtendonck (later Archbishop)
(1654.10.05 – 1668.04.19)

Born:1592 (Belgium)
Died:1668.06.25 († 76)

Bishop of Namur (Belgium) (1654.10.05 – 1668.04.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Mechelen (Belgium) (1668.04.19 – 1668.06.25)

Bishop Engelbert des Bois
(1630.03.10 – 1651.07.15)

Bishop of Namur (Belgium) (1630.03.10 – 1651.07.15)

Bishop Jean Dauvin
(1615.10.25 – 1629.09.15)

Bishop of Namur (Belgium) (1615.10.25 – 1629.09.15)

Bishop François Buisseret (later Archbishop)
(1601.12.03 – 1615.01.06)

Born:1549 (Belgium)
Died:1615.05.02 († 66)

Bishop of Namur (Belgium) (1601.12.03 – 1615.01.06)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cambrai (France) (1615.01.06 – 1615.05.02)

Bishop Jacques Blaes
(1597.04.14 – 1601.04.19)

Bishop of Namur (Belgium) (1597.04.14 – 1601.04.19)

Bishop of Saint-Omer (France) (1601.04.19 – 1618)

Bishop Jean Dave
(1593.12.20 – 1595.03.03)

Bishop of Namur (Belgium) (1593.12.20 – 1595.03.03)

Bishop François de Wallon-Capelle
(1580.01.11 – 1592.02.17)

Bishop of Namur (Belgium) (1580.01.11 – 1592.02.17)

Bishop Antoine Havet
(1561.03.07 – 1578.11.30)

Bishop of Namur (Belgium) (1561.03.07 – 1578.11.30)

Former Prelates


as of 2014.10.29

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