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Diocese of

Grenoble–Vienne

France France

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Area: 7,431 km²

Population: 816,870 Catholics (63.4% of 1,288,000 total) (2020)

Statistics: 47 parishes, 5 missions, 169 priests (117 diocesan, 52 religious), 43 deacons, 276 lay religious (59 brothers, 217 sisters), 6 seminarians (2020)

Ecclesiastical Province: Lyon

Neighbouring Dioceses: Valence (↙), Saint-Étienne (←), Lyon (↖), Belley–Ars (↑), Chambéry–Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne–Tarentaise (↗), Gap et Embrun (↓)

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Patron Saint: Notre-Dame de l’Assomption (August 15)

Website: Link

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

Valence (↙), Saint-Étienne (←), Lyon (↖), Belley–Ars (↑), Chambéry–Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne–Tarentaise (↗), Gap et Embrun (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant

Ordinaries

Bishops of Grenoble–Vienne (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Guy André Marie de Kérimel (68)Bishop Guy André Marie de Kérimel (68) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2006.12.15 – 2021.12.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Toulouse (France)

Manebitis in dilectione mea / Demeurez dans mon amour

Born:1953.08.07 (Meknès, Morocco)
Ordained Priest:1986.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:2001.06.17

Titular Bishop of Casæ medianæ (2001.02.19 – 2004.05.06)

Auxiliary Bishop of Nice (France) (2001.02.19 – 2004.05.06)

Coadjutor Bishop of Grenoble (France) (2004.05.06 – 2006.06.10)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (2006.06.10 – 2006.12.15)

Bishop of Grenoble–Vienne (France) (2006.12.15 – 2021.12.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Toulouse (France) (2021.12.09 – ...)

Bishops of Grenoble (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Guy André Marie de Kérimel (68)Bishop Guy André Marie de Kérimel (68) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2006.06.10 – 2006.12.15)

(see above)

Bishop Louis Jean DufauxPermalink
(1989.09.26 – 2006.06.10)

Ex fide fortitudo

Born:1931.10.21 (France)
Ordained Priest:1955.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1984.04.29
Died:2011.04.14 († 79)

Titular Bishop of Accia (1984.02.27 – 1988.03.10)

Auxiliary Bishop of Marseille (France) (1984.02.27 – 1988.03.10)

Coadjutor Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1988.03.10 – 1989.09.26)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1989.09.26 – 2006.06.10)

Bishop Gabriel-Marie-Joseph MatagrinPermalink
(1969.09.19 – 1989.09.26)

Born:1919.01.19 (France)
Ordained Priest:1945.03.17
Consecrated Bishop:1965.01.10
Died:2004.02.02 († 85)

Titular Bishop of Floriana (1964.11.15 – 1969.09.19)

Auxiliary Bishop of Lyon (France) (1964.11.15 – 1969.09.19)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1969.09.19 – 1989.09.26)

Bishop André-Jacques FougeratPermalink
(1957.01.05 – 1969.09.19)

Vicarius caritatis Christi

Born:1902.02.23 (France)
Ordained Priest:1927.04.16
Consecrated Bishop:1956.10.23
Died:1983.10.30 († 81)

Titular Bishop of Cesarea in Mauretania (1956.07.16 – 1957.01.05)

Coadjutor Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1956.07.16 – 1957.01.05)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1957.01.05 – 1969.09.19)

Titular Bishop of Alba (1969.09.19 – 1983.10.30)

Bishop Alexandre CaillotPermalink
(1917.03.22 – 1957.01.05)

In fide et lenitate

Born:1861.06.21 (France)
Ordained Priest:1884.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1917.05.29
Died:1957.01.05 († 95)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1917.03.22 – 1957.01.05)

Bishop Louis-Joseph Maurin (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1911.09.01 – 1916.12.01)

Cor unum et anima una

Born:1859.02.15 (La Ciotat, France)
Ordained Priest:1882.04.08
Consecrated Bishop:1911.10.24
Created Cardinal:1916.12.04
Died:1936.11.16 (Lyon, France † 77)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1911.09.01 – 1916.12.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lyon (France) (1916.12.01 – 1936.11.16)

Cardinal-Priest of SS. Trinità al Monte Pincio (1916.12.07 – 1936.11.16)

Apostolic Administrator of Langres (France) (1918.11.26 – 1919.04.27)

Bishop Paul-Emile-Marie-Joseph HenryPermalink
(1899.12.14 – 1911.07.08)

Born:1851.07.20 (Algeria)
Ordained Priest:1874.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1900.02.24
Died:1911.07.08 († 59)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) ([1899.12.07] 1899.12.14 – 1911.07.08)

Bishop Amand-Joseph FavaPermalink
(1875.09.23 – 1899.10.17)

Accepit puerum et matrem ejus

Born:1826.02.10 (France)
Ordained Priest:1851.01.12
Consecrated Bishop:1871.07.25
Died:1899.10.17 († 73)

Bishop of Saint-Pierre (Martinique) ([1871.01.25] 1871.03.06 – 1875.09.23)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) ([1875.08.03] 1875.09.23 – 1899.10.17)

Archbishop Pierre-Antoine-Justin PaulinierPermalink
(1870.06.27 – 1875.09.17)

Born:1815.01.29 (France)
Ordained Priest:1839.03.30
Consecrated Bishop:1870.08.28
Died:1881.11.12 († 66)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) ([1870.03.05] 1870.06.27 – 1875.09.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Besançon (France) ([1875.08.03] 1875.09.17 – 1881.11.12)

Bishop Jacques-Marie-Achille Ginoulhiac (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1853.03.07 – 1870.03.02)

Dei sapientia

Born:1806.12.03 (France)
Ordained Priest:1830.03.27
Consecrated Bishop:1853.05.01
Died:1875.11.17 († 68)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) ([1852.12.09] 1853.03.07 – 1870.03.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lyon (France) ([1870.03.02] 1870.06.20 – 1875.11.17)

Bishop Philibert de BruillardPermalink
(1826.07.03 – 1852.10)

Born:1765.09.11 (France)
Ordained Priest:1789.09
Consecrated Bishop:1826.08.06
Died:1860.12.15 († 95)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) ([1825.12.28] 1826.07.03 – 1852.10)

Founder of Missionaries of Our Lady of LaSalette (1852.05)

Bishop Claude SimonPermalink
(1802.08.02 – 1825.10.03)

Born:1744.11.15 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1802.08.08
Died:1825.10.03 († 80)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) ([1802.07.05] 1802.08.02 – 1825.10.03)

Bishop Henri-Charles du Lau d’AllemansPermalink
(1789.03.30 – 1802.04.04)

Consecrated Bishop:1789.04.19
Died:1802.04.04

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1789.03.30 – 1802.04.04)

Bishop Marie-Anne-Hippolyte Hay de BontevillePermalink
(1779.12.13 – 1788.10.06)

Born:1741.08.05 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1776.10.06
Died:1788.10.06 († 47)

Bishop of Saint-Flour (France) (1776.07 – 1779.12.13)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1779.12.13 – 1788.10.06)

Bishop Jean de Cairol de MadaillanPermalink
(1771.12.16 – 1779.12.10)

Born:1712 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1761.08.03

Auxiliary Bishop of Narbonne (France) (1760.01.28 – ?)

Titular Bishop of Sarepta (1760.01.28 – 1770.01.29)

Bishop of Vence (France) (1770.01.29 – 1771.12.16)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1771.12.16 [1772.01.23] – 1779.12.10)

Bishop Jean de CauletPermalink
(1726 – 1771.09.27)

Born:1693.04.07 (France)
Ordained Priest:1717.09.18
Consecrated Bishop:1726.04.14
Died:1771.09.27 († 78)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1726 – 1771.09.27)

Bishop Paul de ChaulnesPermalink
(1721.01.08 – 1725.10.20)

Born:1650.07 (France)
Died:1725.10.20 († 75)

Bishop of Sarlat (France) (1702.03.26 – 1721.01.08)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1721.01.08 – 1725.10.20)

Bishop Ennemond Alleman de MontmartinPermalink
(1707 – 1719.10.28)

Born: (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1708.05.06
Died:1719.10.28

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1707 – 1719.10.28)

Cardinal Étienne Le CamusPermalink
(1671.07.01 – 1707.09.12)

Born:1632.09.24 (France)
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:1671.08.24
Created Cardinal:1686.09.02
Died:1707.09.12 († 74)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1671.07.01 – 1707.09.12)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria degli Angeli (1691.08.08 – 1707.09.12)

Bishop Pierre ScarronPermalink
(1620 – 1667)

Vis duplex fulget in uno

Died:1667

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1620 – 1667)

Bishop Alphonse de La Croix de ChevrièresPermalink
(1619.05 – 1620)

Titular Bishop of Chalcedon (1614.03.03 – 1619.05)

Coadjutor Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1614.03.03 – 1619.05)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1619.05 – 1620)

Bishop Jean de La Croix de ChevrièresPermalink
(1607 – 1619.05)

Died:1619.05

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1607 – 1619.05)

Bishop François FléhardPermalink
(1575 – 1606)

Died:1606

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1575 – 1606)

Bishop François d’Avançon, O.S.B.Permalink
(1562 – 1575)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1562 – 1575)

Bishop Laurent Allemand de LavalPermalink
(1518 – 1561)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1518 – 1561)

Bishop Laurent Allemand de LavalPermalink
(1484 – 1518)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1476 – 1482)

Bishop of Orange (1482 – 1484)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1484 – 1518)

Bishop Jost de SilenenPermalink
(1482 – 1484)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1482 – 1484)

Bishop Laurent Allemand de LavalPermalink
(1476 – 1482)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1476 – 1482)

Bishop of Orange (1482 – 1484)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1484 – 1518)

Bishop Siboud Allemand de SéchiliennePermalink
(1450 – 1476)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1450 – 1476)

Bishop Aimon de ChisséPermalink
(1427 – 1450)

Bishop of Nice (France) (1422 – 1427)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1427 – 1450)

Bishop Aimond de Chissé, O.S.B.Permalink
(1388 – 1427)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1388 – 1427)

Bishop of Nice (France) (1427 – 1428)

Bishop François de Conzié (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1380 – 1388)

Died:1432.12.31

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1380 – 1388)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Arles (France) (1388 – 1390)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Toulouse (France) (1390 – 1391.09.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Narbonne (France) (1391.09.19 – 1432.12.31)

Bishop Rodolphe de Chissé (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1350 – 1380)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1350 – 1380)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tarentaise (France) (1380 – 1385)

Bishop Jean de ChisséPermalink
(1337 – 1350)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1337 – 1350)

Bishop Guillaume de RoynPermalink
(1303 – 1337)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1303 – 1337)

Bishop Guillaume de SassenagePermalink
(1266 – 1302)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1266 – 1302)

Bishop FalconPermalink
(1250 – 1266)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1250 – 1266)

Bishop PierrePermalink
(1237 – 1250)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1237 – 1250)

Bishop SoffroyPermalink
(1223 – 1237)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1223 – 1237)

Bishop PierrePermalink
(1221 – 1223)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1221 – 1223)

Bishop GuillaumePermalink
(1220 – 1220)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1220 – 1220)

Bishop Jean de SassenagePermalink
(1164 – 1220)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1164 – 1220)

Bishop GeoffroyPermalink
(1151 – 1163)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1151 – 1163)

Bishop Othmar de SassenagePermalink
(1150 – 1151)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1150 – 1151)

Bishop NöelPermalink
(1150 – 1150)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1150 – 1150)

Bishop Hugues, O. Cart. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1132 – 1148)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1132 – 1148)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Vienne (France) (1148 – 1155)

Saint Bishop Hughes de ChâteauneufPermalink
(1080 – 1132.04.01)

Born:1053
Died:1132.04.01 († 79)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1080 – 1132.04.01)

Bishop.

Bishop PonsPermalink
(1070? – 1076)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1070? – 1076)

Bishop HumbertPermalink
(1058 – ?)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1058 – ?)

Bishop ArtaudPermalink
(1036? – 1058)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1036? – 1058)

Bishop MallenPermalink
(1025? – 1035)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (1025? – 1035)

Bishop Humbert d’AlbonPermalink
(990? – 1025?)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (990? – 1025?)

Saint Bishop Ferjus de GrenoblePermalink
(653? – 659.01.12)

Died:659.01.12 🩸
Canonised:1903.12.09 (equipollently)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (653? – 659.01.12)

Bishop. Martyr.

Saint Bishop Cérat de GrenoblePermalink
(441? – 451?)

Died:451?
Canonised:1903.12.09 (equipollently)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (441? – 451?)

Bishop.

Saint Bishop Domnin de GrenoblePermalink
(381 – 384)

Bishop of Grenoble (France) (381 – 384)

Bishop.

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