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Diocese of

Tulle

France France

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 5,896 km²

Population: 221,246 Catholics (91.9% of 240,781 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Poitiers

Neighbouring Dioceses: Périgueux (←), Limoges (↑), Clermont (↗), Saint-Flour (→), Cahors (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Saint Martin de Tours

Statistics: 296 parishes, 55 priests (50 diocesan, 5 religious), 11 deacons, 45 lay religious (10 brothers, 35 sisters), 1 seminarian (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2013.12.12 – ...):Bishop Francis Bestion (61)Bishop Francis Bestion (61)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Tulle (Roman Rite)

Bishop Francis Bestion (61)Bishop Francis Bestion (61)Permalink
(2013.12.12 – ...)

Bishop of Tulle (France)

Vous puiserez les eaux aux sources vives du salut

Born:1957.05.08 (France)
Ordained Priest:1990.05.27
Consecrated Bishop:2014.02.23

Bishop of Tulle (France) (2013.12.12 – ...)

Bishop Bernard Louis Marie Charrier (80)Bishop Bernard Louis Marie Charrier (80)Permalink
(2001.01.22 – 2013.12.12)

Bishop emeritus of Tulle (France)
Apostolic Administrator emeritus of Aire et Dax (France)

Born:1938.08.04 (France)
Ordained Priest:1964.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:2001.04.22

Bishop of Tulle (France) (2001.01.22 – 2013.12.12)

Apostolic Administrator of Limoges (France) (2008.09.25 – 2009.03.25)

Apostolic Administrator of Aire et Dax (France) (2017.04.06 – 2017.11.15)

Bishop Patrick Le Gal (65)Bishop Patrick Le Gal (65)Permalink
(1997.09.12 – 2000.05.23)

Titular Bishop of Arisitum
Auxiliary Bishop of Lyon (France)

Caritas Christi urget nos

Born:1953.01.14 (France)
Ordained Priest:1982.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1997.12.07

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1997.09.12 – 2000.05.23)

Military Ordinary of France (France) (2000.05.23 – 2009.10.07)

Titular Bishop of Arisitum (2009.10.07 – ...)

Auxiliary Bishop of Lyon (France) (2009.10.07 – ...)

Bishop Roger FromentPermalink
(1985.06.20 – 1996.10.22)

Born:1928.02.15 (France)
Ordained Priest:1952.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1985.09.15
Died:2006.02.10 († 77)

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1985.06.20 – 1996.10.22)

Bishop Jean-Baptiste Brunon, P.S.S.Permalink
(1970.04.04 – 1984.04.28)

Born:1913.02.28 (France)
Ordained Priest:1938.06.11
Consecrated Bishop:1965.05.27
Died:1997.06.27 († 84)

Auxiliary Bishop of Toulouse (France) (1965.03.12 – 1966.07.09)

Titular Bishop of Vagal (1965.03.12 – 1970.04.04)

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1970.04.04 – 1984.04.28)

Bishop Henri Clément Victor DonzePermalink
(1962.11.15 – 1970.02.12)

Born:1912.10.11 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1936.09.19
Consecrated Bishop:1963.01.26
Died:2002.06.25 († 89)

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1962.11.15 – 1970.02.12)

Bishop of Tarbes et Lourdes (France) (1970.02.12 – 1988.03.25)

Archbishop Marcel-François Lefebvre, C.S.Sp. Permalink
(1962.01.23 – 1962.08.11)

Credidimus caritati

Born:1905.11.29 (France)
Ordained Priest:1929.09.21
Consecrated Bishop:1947.09.18
Died:1991.03.25 († 85)

Titular Bishop of Anthedon (1947.06.12 – 1948.09.22)

Vicar Apostolic of Dakar (Senegal) (1947.06.12 – 1955.09.14)

Apostolic Administrator of Saint-Louis du Sénégal (Senegal) (1948 – 1955.09.14)

Titular Archbishop of Arcadiopolis in Europa (1948.09.22 – 1955.09.14)

Apostolic Delegate to French Africa (1948.09.22 – 1959.07.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Dakar (Senegal) (1955.09.14 – 1962.01.23)

Archbishop-Bishop of Tulle (France) (1962.01.23 – 1962.08.11)

Superior General of Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans, Holy Ghost Fathers) (1962.07.26 – 1968.09)

Titular Archbishop of Synnada in Phrygia (1962.08.11 – 1970.12.10)

Founder of Society of Saint Pius X (1970.11.01)

Superior General of Society of Saint Pius X (1970.11.01 – 1982)

Bishop Aimable ChassaignePermalink
(1940.02.06 – 1962.01.23)

Born:1885.04.06 (France)
Ordained Priest:1920.07.29
Consecrated Bishop:1940.04.25
Died:1962.04.06 († 77)

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1940.02.06 – 1962.01.23)

Titular Bishop of Aquæ Albæ in Byzacena (1962.01.23 – 1962.04.06)

Bishop Jean CastelPermalink
(1918.08.03 – 1939.10.08)

Born:1868.05.24 (France)
Ordained Priest:1891
Consecrated Bishop:1918.10.09
Died:1939.10.08 († 71)

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1918.08.03 – 1939.10.08)

Bishop Joseph-Marie-François-Xavier MétreauPermalink
(1913.08.06 – 1918.04.24)

Born:1856.03.25 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1912.03.19
Died:1918.04.24 († 62)

Titular Bishop of Thermæ (1912.01.15 – 1913.08.06)

Auxiliary Bishop of Tours (France) (1912.01.15 – 1913.08.06)

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1913.08.06 – 1918.04.24)

Bishop Albert Nègre (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1908.07.14 – 1913.08.05)

Surgite eamus

Born:1853.02.13 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1908.08.23
Died:1931.02.05 († 77)

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1908.07.14 – 1913.08.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tours (France) (1913.08.05 – 1931.02.05)

Bishop Henri-Charles-Dominique DenéchauPermalink
(1879.02.28 – 1908.04.18)

Born:1832.12.19 (France)
Ordained Priest:1856.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1879.04.01
Died:1908.04.18 († 75)

Bishop of Tulle (France) ([1878.10.15] 1879.02.28 – 1908.04.18)

Bishop Jean-Baptiste-Pierre-Léonard BerteaudPermalink
(1842.07.22 – 1878.09.03)

Born:1798.11.30 (France)
Ordained Priest:1821.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:1842.09.21
Died:1879.05.02 († 80)

Bishop of Tulle (France) ([1842.06.15] 1842.07.22 – 1878.09.03)

Bishop Augustin de Mailhet de VachèresPermalink
(1825.03.21 – 1842.05.16)

Born:1763.08.22 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1825.04.24
Died:1842.05.16 († 78)

Bishop of Tulle (France) ([1824.10.13] 1825.03.21 – 1842.05.16)

Bishop Claude-Joseph-Judith-François-Xavier de SageyPermalink
(1823.03.10 – 1824)

Born:1759.04.02 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1823.05.01
Died:1836.03.20 († 76)

Bishop of Tulle (France) ([1823.01.13] 1823.03.10 – 1824)

Bishop Charles-Joseph de Raffélis de Saint-SauveurPermalink
(1764.12.17 – 1791.04.28)

Died:1791.04.28

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1764.12.17 – 1791.04.28)

Bishop Henri-Joseph-Claude de BourdeillesPermalink
(1762.11.22 – 1764.12.17)

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1762.11.22 – 1764.12.17)

Bishop of Soissons (France) (1764.12.17 – 1801)

Bishop François de Beaumont d’AutichampPermalink
(1741.04.17 – 1761.11.11)

Died:1761.11.11

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1741.04.17 – 1761.11.11)

Bishop Charles du Plessis d’ArgentréPermalink
(1725.04.18 – 1740.10.27)

Born:1673.05.16 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1725.06.10
Died:1740.10.27 († 67)

Bishop of Tulle (France) ([1723.10.26] 1725.04.18 – 1740.10.27)

Archbishop Louis-Jacques Chapt de RastignacPermalink
(1721.09.24 – 1724.09.27)

Born:1690 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1722.02.01
Died:1750.08.02 († 60)

Bishop of Tulle (France) ([1720.12.29] 1721.09.24 – 1724.09.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tours (France) ([1723.10.26] 1724.09.27 – 1750.08.02)

Bishop André-Daniel de Beaupoil de Saint-AulairePermalink
(1702.04.18 – 1720)

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1702.04.18 – 1720)

Bishop Humbert AncelinPermalink
(1680.10.04 – 1702)

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1680.10.04 – 1702)

Bishop Jules Mascaron, C.O.I.Permalink
(1671 – 1679.02.25)

Born: (France)
Died:1703.11.16

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1671 – 1679.02.25)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1679.02.25 – 1703.11.16)

Bishop Louis de Rechignevoisin de CuronPermalink
(1653.05.26 – 1671)

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1653.05.26 – 1671)

Bishop of Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges (France) (1671 – 1693)

Bishop Jean Ricard de Gourdon de Genouillac de VaillacPermalink
(1599.11.12 – 1652.01.13)

Died:1652.01.13

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1599.11.12 – 1652.01.13)

Fr. Jean de VisandonPermalink
(1594.10.18 – 1597 not possessed)

Died:1597

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1594.10.18 – 1597 not possessed)

Bishop Antoine de La TourPermalink
(1587.04.20 – 1594)

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1587.04.20 – 1594)

Bishop Flotard Ricard de GourdonPermalink
(1582.06.08 – 1586.03)

Died:1586.03

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1582.06.08 – 1586.03)

Bishop Louis-Ricard de Gourdon de Genouillac de VaillacPermalink
(1560.07.17 – 1582)

Died:1582

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1560.07.17 – 1582)

Fr. Jean de FonsecPermalink
(1551.03.04 – 1559)

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1551.03.04 – 1559)

Bishop François de FauconPermalink
(1544.04.02 – 1550.10.20)

Born: (France)
Died:1565.10.22

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1544.04.02 – 1550.10.20)

Bishop of Orléans (France) (1550.10.20 – 1551)

Bishop of Mâcon (France) (1551 – 1554)

Bishop of Carcassonne (France) (1556 – 1565.10.22)

Bishop Pierre Duchâtel (du Chastel)Permalink
(1539.06.16 – 1544.04.02)

Born: (France)
Died:1552.02.03

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1539.06.16 – 1544.04.02)

Bishop of Mâcon (France) (1544.04.02 – 1551)

Bishop of Orléans (France) (1551.10.12 – 1552.02.03)

Bishop Jacques AmelinPermalink
(1531.01.15 – 1539.05)

Died:1539.05

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1531.01.15 – 1539.05)

Bishop François de LévisPermalink
(1514.12.11 – 1535.12)

Died:1535.12

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1514.12.11 – 1535.12)

Bishop Clément de BrillacPermalink
(1495.03.09 – 1514)

Died:1514

Bishop of Saint-Papoul (1472 – 1495.03.09)

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1495.03.09 – 1514)

Bishop Denis de BarPermalink
(1471.11.20 – 1495.03.09)

Bishop of Saint-Papoul (1468 – 1471)

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1471.11.20 – 1495.03.09)

Bishop of Saint-Papoul (1495.03.09 – 1510)

Bishop Louis d’Aubusson, O.S.B.Permalink
(1455.12.27 – 1471)

Died:1471

Bishop of Alet (1454 – 1455.12.27 not possessed)

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1455.12.27 – 1471)

Bishop Hugues d’AubussonPermalink
(1451.06.15 – 1454.09)

Died:1454.09

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1451.06.15 – 1454.09)

Bishop Pierre de Treignac de CombornPermalink
(1444? – 1444?)

Bishop of Chartres (France) (1441.08.18 – 1443.01.28)

Bishop of Évreux (France) (1443.01.28 – 1465.05.20)

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1444? – 1444?)

Bishop of Saint-Pons-de-Thomières (France) (1465.05.20 – 1467)

Bishop Jean de CluysPermalink
(1426.02.06 – 1444)

Died:1444

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1426.02.06 – 1444)

Bishop Bertrand de MaumontPermalink
(1422.01.12 – 1425)

Died:1425

Bishop of Mirepoix (France) (1394 – 1405)

Bishop of Lavaur (France) (1405 – 1408)

Bishop of Béziers (France) (1408 – 1422.01.12)

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1422.01.12 – 1425)

Bishop Guillaume de Combarel (Hugues)Permalink
(1419.11.29 – 1422.01.12)

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 Bertrand de BotinandPermalink
(1407.09.13 – 1416)

Died:1416

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1407.09.13 – 1416)

Bishop Pierre de CosnacPermalink
(1376.08.27 – 1402)

Died:1402

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1376.08.27 – 1402)

Bishop BernardPermalink
(1376.01.30 – 1376)

Died:1376

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1376.01.30 – 1376)

Bishop Bertrand de MaumontPermalink
(1371.07.04 – 1371.07.04)

Died:1385.08.12

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1371.07.04 – 1371.07.04)

Bishop of Poitiers (France) (1376.01.09 – 1385.08.12)

Bishop Jean Lefèvre (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1369.08.08 – 1371.05.30)

Born: (France)
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:1360?
Created Cardinal:1371.05.30
Died:1372.03.06

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1369.08.08 – 1371.05.30)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Marcello (1371.05.30 – 1372.03.06)

Bishop Guy Laurent de Perpignan Laurent d’AlbiacPermalink
(1361.10.25 – 1370)

Died:1370

Bishop of Vaison (1355.10.21 – 1361.10.25)

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1361.10.25 – 1370)

Bishop ArchambaudPermalink
(1348.02.11 – 1361)

Died:1361

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1348.02.11 – 1361)

Bishop Pierre d’AigrefeuillePermalink
(1347.02.19 – 1347.10.24)

Died:1371.06.16

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1347.02.19 – 1347.10.24)

Bishop of Vabres (France) (1347.10.24 – 1349.02.17)

Bishop of Clermont (France) (1349.02.17 – 1357.02.08)

Bishop of Uzès (France) (1357.02.08 – 1366.08.11)

Bishop of Mende (France) (1366.08.11 – 1368.10.17)

Bishop of Avignon (France) (1368.10.17 – 1371.06.16)

Bishop Bernard de La Tour (Bertrand)Permalink
(1344.10.01 – 1347.02.19)

Died:1382.05.14

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1344.10.01 – 1347.02.19)

Bishop of Saint-Papoul (1347.02.19 – 1361.12.18)

Bishop of Le Puy-en-Velay (France) (1361.12.18 – 1382.05.14)

Bishop GuyPermalink
(1342.09.25 – 1343)

Died:1343

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1342.09.25 – 1343)

Fr. Hugues Roger, O.S.B. Clun. (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1342.07.18 – 1342.09.20)

Born:1293? (France)
Ordained Priest:
Created Cardinal:1342.09.20
Died:1363.10.21 († 70)

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1342.07.18 – 1342.09.20)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Lorenzo in Damaso (1342.09.20 – 1363.10.21)

Camerlengo of Sacred College of Cardinals (1361.09.04 – 1363.10.21)

Bishop Arnaud de Clermont, O.F.M.Permalink
(1333.09.10 – 1337.06)

Died:1337.06

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1333.09.10 – 1337.06)

Bishop Arnaud de Saint-AstierPermalink
(1317.08.18 – 1333)

Died:1333

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1317.08.18 – 1333)


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