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Diocese of

Valence

France France

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 6,530 km²

Population: 294,400 Catholics (57.7% of 510,600 total) (2017)

Statistics: 22 parishes, 145 priests (76 diocesan, 69 religious), 38 deacons, 274 lay religious (133 brothers, 141 sisters), 3 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Lyon

Neighbouring Dioceses: Viviers (↙), Grenoble–Vienne (↗), Gap (↘), Digne (↘), Avignon (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Saint Apollinare di Ravenna

Notes: United æque principaliter with Die 1275–1692.07.07

Website: Link

History

United Titles


Special Churches

Viviers (↙), Grenoble–Vienne (↗), Gap (↘), Digne (↘), Avignon (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.04.04 – ...):Bishop Pierre-Yves Michel (61)Bishop Pierre-Yves Michel (61)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Valence (Roman Rite)

Bishop Pierre-Yves Michel (61)Bishop Pierre-Yves Michel (61)Permalink
(2014.04.04 – ...)

Bishop of Valence (France)

Viens dehors

Born:1960.02.17 (Roanne, France)
Ordained Priest:1991.06.30
Consecrated Bishop:2014.05.29

Bishop of Valence (France) (2014.04.04 – ...)

Bishop Jean-Christophe André Robert Lagleize (66)Bishop Jean-Christophe André Robert Lagleize (66)Permalink
(2001.12.11 – 2013.09.27)

Bishop of Metz (France)

Vers Jésus Christ dans la paix et la joie

Born:1954.11.07 (France)
Ordained Priest:1981.06.28
Consecrated Bishop:2002.02.23

Bishop of Valence (France) (2001.12.11 – 2013.09.27)

Bishop of Metz (France) (2013.09.27 – ...)

Bishop Didier-Léon Marchand (95)Bishop Didier-Léon Marchand (95)Permalink
(1978.09.08 – 2001.12.11)

Bishop emeritus of Valence (France)

Born:1925.11.01 (France)
Ordained Priest:1951.05.19
Consecrated Bishop:1978.11.05

Bishop of Valence (France) (1978.09.08 – 2001.12.11)

Bishop Jean-Barthélemy-Marie de CambourgPermalink
(1966.03.06 – 1977.12.01)

Born:1908.12.19 (France)
Ordained Priest:1933.09.23
Consecrated Bishop:1962.05.10
Died:2000.02.13 († 91)

Titular Bishop of Eutyme (1962.02.24 – 1966.03.06)

Auxiliary Bishop of Bourges (France) (1962.02.24 – 1966.03.06)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1966.03.06 – 1977.12.01)

Bishop Charles-Marie-Paul Vignancour (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1957.12.18 – 1966.03.06)

Born:1908.05.07 (France)
Ordained Priest:1936.04.11
Consecrated Bishop:1958.03.19
Died:1987.11.08 († 79)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1957.12.18 – 1966.03.06)

Titular Archbishop of Neapolis in Proconsulari (1966.03.06 – 1969.10.10)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Bourges (France) (1966.03.06 – 1969.10.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bourges (France) (1969.10.10 – 1984.04.08)

Bishop Joseph-Martin Urtasun (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1952.08.10 – 1955.09.17)

Born:1894.08.09 (France)
Ordained Priest:1917.07.02
Consecrated Bishop:1952.10.28
Died:1980.02.25 († 85)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1952.08.10 – 1955.09.17)

Titular Archbishop of Preslavus (1955.09.17 – 1957.04.22)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Avignon (France) (1955.09.17 – 1957.04.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Avignon (France) (1957.04.22 – 1970.06.25)

Titular Archbishop of Voncaria (1970.06.25 – 1970.12.11)

Bishop Camille PicPermalink
(1932.08.16 – 1951.11.25)

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 Désiré-Marie-Joseph-Antelne-Martin PagetPermalink
(1920.04.22 – 1932.01.11)

Born:1860.01.09 (France)
Ordained Priest:1882
Consecrated Bishop:1920.06.29
Died:1932.01.11 († 72)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1920.04.22 – 1932.01.11)

Bishop Emmanuel-Marie-Joseph-Anthelme Martin de GiberguesPermalink
(1912.02.07 – 1919.12.28)

Born:1855.08.04 (France)
Ordained Priest:1881.07.17
Consecrated Bishop:1912.05.01
Died:1919.12.28 († 64)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1912.02.07 – 1919.12.28)

Bishop Jean-Victor-Emile Chesnelong (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1906.02.21 – 1912.01.12)

Born:1856.04.06 (France)
Ordained Priest:1879.09.20
Consecrated Bishop:1906.02.25
Died:1931.11.29 († 75)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1906.02.21 – 1912.01.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Sens (France) (1912.01.12 – 1931.11.29)

Bishop Charles-Pierre-François CottonPermalink
(1875.03.15 – 1905.09.25)

Born:1825.12.03 (France)
Ordained Priest:1849.07.22
Consecrated Bishop:1875.05.01
Died:1905.09.25 († 79)

Bishop of Valence (France) ([1875.01.16] 1875.03.15 – 1905.09.25)

Bishop Nicolas-Edouard-François GueullettePermalink
(1865.03.27 – 1875.01.07)

Born:1808.01.08 (France)
Ordained Priest:1830.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1865.05.07
Died:1891.03.18 († 83)

Bishop of Valence (France) ([1864.12.09] 1865.03.27 – 1875.01.07)

Archbishop Jean-Paul-François-Marie-Félix LyonnetPermalink
(1857.08.03 – 1865.03.27)

Born:1801.06.13 (France)
Ordained Priest:1824.07.24
Consecrated Bishop:1852.04.25
Died:1875.12.24 († 74)

Bishop of Saint-Flour (France) ([1851.10.15] 1852.03.15 – 1857.08.03)

Bishop of Valence (France) ([1857.06.24] 1857.08.03 – 1865.03.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Albi (France) ([1864.12.04] 1865.03.27 – 1875.12.24)

Bishop Pierre ChatroussePermalink
(1840.07.13 – 1857.05.17)

Born:1795.07.02 (France)
Ordained Priest:1819.07.19
Consecrated Bishop:1840.09.21
Died:1857.05.17 († 61)

Bishop of Valence (France) ([1840.05.26] 1840.07.13 – 1857.05.17)

Bishop Marie-Joseph-Antoine-Laurent de la Rivoire de La TourettePermalink
(1819.08.23 – 1840.04.03)

Born:1762.09.15 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1819.11.07
Died:1840.04.03 († 77)

Bishop of Valence (France) ([1817.08.08] 1819.08.23 – 1840.04.03)

Bishop François BécherelPermalink
(1802.07.15 – 1815.06.25)

Born:1732.03.08 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1791.03.20
Died:1815.06.25 († 83)

Bishop of Valence (France) ([1802.07.05] 1802.07.15 – 1815.06.25)

Bishop Gabriel-Melchior de MesseyPermalink
(1788.09.15 – 1790)

Died:1806.03.17

Bishop of Valence (France) (1788.09.15 – 1790)

Bishop François-Fiacre de GravePermalink
(1772.03.30 – 1788.07.06)

Died:1788.07.06

Bishop of Valence (France) (1772.03.30 – 1788.07.06)

Bishop Alexandre MilonPermalink
(1726.02.20 – 1771.11.18)

Died:1771.11.18

Bishop of Valence (France) (1726.02.20 – 1771.11.18)

Bishop Jean de CatelanPermalink
(1705.08.15 – 1725.01.07)

Died:1725.01.07

Bishop of Valence (France) (1705.08.15 – 1725.01.07)

Bishop Guillaume Bochart de ChampignyPermalink
(1693.10.12 – 1705.07.04)

Died:1705.07.04

Bishop of Valence (France) (1693.10.12 – 1705.07.04)

Bishop Daniel de Cosnac (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1655.04.21 – 1687.01.19)

Consecrated Bishop:1655.10.24

Bishop of Valence (France) (1655.04.21 – 1687.01.19)

Bishop of Die (France) (1655.04.21 – 1692.07.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Aix (France) (1687.01.19 – 1708)

Bishop Charles-Jacques de LéberonPermalink
(1623.05.22 – 1654.06.05)

Died:1654.06.05

Bishop of Die (France) (1623.05.22 – 1654.06.05)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1623.05.22 – 1654.06.05)

Bishop Pierre-André de LéberonPermalink
(1598.08.17 – 1622)

Died:1622

Bishop of Die (France) (1598.08.17 – 1622)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1598.08.17 – 1622)

Bishop Charles de LéberonPermalink
(1574.11.17 – 1598)

Bishop of Die (France) (1574.11.17 – 1598)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1574.11.17 – 1598)

Bishop Jean de MontlucPermalink
(1554.03.30 – 1566.12.11 deposed)

Died:1579

Bishop of Die (France) (1554.03.30 – 1566.12.11 deposed)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1554.03.30 – 1566.12.11 deposed)

Bishop Jacques de TournonPermalink
(1536.04.08 – 1553.08.15)

Died:1553.08.15

Bishop of Castres (France) (1531 – 1536.04.08)

Bishop of Die (France) (1536.04.08 – 1553.08.15)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1536.04.08 – 1553.08.15)

Bishop Charles-Antoine de VescPermalink
(1531.05.10 – 1536)

Died:1551

Bishop of Agde (France) (1525 – 1531.05.10)

Bishop of Die (France) (1531.05.10 – 1536)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1531.05.10 – 1536)

Bishop of Castres (France) (1536 – 1551)

Cardinal François Guillaume de Castelnau de Clermont-LodèvePermalink
(1523.01.11 – 1531.05.10)

Born:1480 (France)
Created Cardinal in pectore:1503.11.29
Revealed as Cardinal:1503.12.04
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:1509?
Died:1541.03 († 61)

Apostolic Administrator of Saint-Pons-de-Thomières (France) (1501.11.17 – 1502.06.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Narbonne (France) (1502.06.22 – 1507.07.04)

Cardinal-Deacon of S. Adriano al Foro (1503.12.06 – 1509.05.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Auch (France) (1507.07.04 – 1538.06.14)

Bishop of Senez (1508 – 1509.09.19)

Camerlengo of Sacred College of Cardinals (1509 – 1510?)

Cardinal-Deacon of S. Adriano al Foro in commendum (1509.05.02 – 1511.03.17)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Stefano al Monte Celio (1509.05.02 – 1523.12.18)

Apostolic Administrator of Saint-Pons-de-Thomières (France) (1511.07.09 – 1514.07.28)

Protopriest of Sacred College of Cardinals (1521.06 – 1523.12.18)

Bishop of Die (France) (1523.01.11 – 1531.05.10)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1523.01.11 – 1531.05.10)

Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati (1523.12.18 – 1541.03)

Bishop of Agde (France) (1531.05.10 – 1541.03)

Apostolic Administrator of Saint-Pons-de-Thomières (France) (1534.11.20 – 1539.03.24)

Bishop Antoine DupratPermalink
(1522 – 1522)

Bishop of Die (France) (1522 – 1522)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1522 – 1522)

Cardinal Jean de LorrainePermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1521.04.26 – 1522)

Bishop Gaspard de TournonPermalink
(1505.02.13 – 1520)

Died:1520

Bishop of Die (France) (1505.02.13 – 1520)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1505.02.13 – 1520)

Bishop Urbain de MiolanPermalink
(1505 – 1505)

Bishop of Die (France) (1505 – 1505)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1505 – 1505)

Bishop Jean d’EpinayPermalink
(1491.11.16 – 1503.01.03)

Died:1503

Bishop of Die (France) (1491.11.16 – 1503.01.03)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1491.11.16 – 1503.01.03)

Bishop of Léon (France) (1503.01.03 – 1503)

Bishop Antoine de BalzacPermalink
(1474.05.09 – 1491.11.03)

Died:1491.11.03

Bishop of Die (France) (1474.05.09 – 1491.11.03)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1474.05.09 – 1491.11.03)

Cardinal Pietro Riario, O.F.M.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1472.09.23 – 1474.01.03)

Patriarch Gérard de CrussolPermalink
(1468.05.13 – 1472.08.28)

Died:1472.08.28

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tours (France) (1466.05.09 – 1468.05.13)

Bishop of Die (France) (1468.05.13 – 1472.08.28)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1468.05.13 – 1472.08.28)

Patriarch of Antioch (1471.12.04 – 1472.08.28)

Bishop Louis de PoitiersPermalink
(1447.07.26 – 1468.04.26)

Died:1468.04.26

Bishop of Die (France) (1447.07.26 – 1468.04.26)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1447.07.26 – 1468.04.26)

Bishop Jean Gérard de Poitiers (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1390.09.02 – 1447.06.26)

Bishop of Die (France) (1390.09.02 – 1447.06.26)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1390.09.02 – 1447.06.26)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Vienne (France) (1447.06.26 – 1452)

Bishop Henri BaylerPermalink
(1388.06.15 – 1390.05.27)

Died:1420

Bishop of Die (France) (1388.06.15 – 1390.05.27)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1388.06.15 – 1390.05.27)

Bishop of Alet (1390.05.27 – 1420)

Pseudocardinal Amedeo di SaluzzoPermalink
(1383.11.04 – 1388.06.15)

Born:1361 (France)
Ordained Priest:
Created Cardinal:1383.12.23
Died:1419.06.28 († 58)

Bishop of Die (France) (1383.11.04 – 1388.06.15)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1383.11.04 – 1388.06.15)

Pseudocardinal-Deacon of S. Maria Nuova (1383.12.23 – 1419.06.28)

Camerlengo of Sacred College of Cardinals (1403 – 1419.06.28)

Protodeacon of Sacred College of Cardinals (1403 – 1419.06.28)

Chamberlain of the Holy Roman Church of Reverend Apostolic Camera (1416 – 1419.06.28)

Bishop Guillaume de La VoultePermalink
(1379.06.01 – 1383.11.04)

Died:1392.10.15

Bishop of Toulon (France) (1364 – 1368)

Bishop of Marseille (France) (1368 – 1379.06.01)

Bishop of Die (France) (1379.06.01 – 1383.11.04)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1379.06.01 – 1383.11.04)

Bishop of Albi (France) (1383.11.04 – 1392.10.15)

Bishop Louis de VillarsPermalink
(1354.05.05 – 1377.09.03)

Died:1377.09.03

Bishop of Die (France) (1354.05.05 – 1377.09.03)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1354.05.05 – 1377.09.03)

Apostolic Administrator of Vienne (France) (1363.01.09 – 1377.09.03)

Bishop Guy de Faye, C.R.S.A.Permalink
(1352.03.02 – 1354.05.05)

Died:1380

Bishop of Valence (France) (1352.03.02 – 1354.05.05)

Bishop of Die (France) (1352.03.02 – 1354.11.21)

Bishop of Luçon (France) (1354.11.21 – 1359.02.20)

Bishop of Maillezais (1359.02.20 – 1380)

Bishop Pierre de ChastelluxPermalink
(1342.12.11 – 1350)

Bishop of Die (France) (1342.12.11 – 1350)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1342.12.11 – 1350)

Bishop Henri de Villars (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1337.01.24 – 1342.10.07)

Died:1354.09.25

Bishop of Viviers (France) (1331.04.24 – 1337.01.24)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1337.01.24 – 1342.10.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lyon (France) (1342.10.07 – 1354.09.25)

Bishop Adhémar d’Anduze de La VoultePermalink
(1331.04.22 – 1337.01.24)

Died:1365

Bishop of Viviers (France) (1326.08.16 – 1331.04.22)

Bishop of Die (France) (1331.04.22 – 1337.01.24)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1331.04.22 – 1337.01.24)

Bishop of Viviers (France) (1337.01.24 – 1365)

Bishop Guillaume de RoussillonPermalink
(1298 – 1331)

Died:1331

Bishop of Die (France) (1298 – 1331)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1298 – 1331)

Bishop Jean de Genève, O.S.B.Permalink
(1283.02.13 – 1297)

Died:1297

Bishop of Die (France) (1283.02.13 – 1297)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1283.02.13 – 1297)

Bishop Philippe de BernussonPermalink
(1281 – 1283)

Bishop of Die (France) (1281 – 1283)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1281 – 1283)

Bishop Amédée de RoussillonPermalink
(1275.09.30 – 1281.09.17)

Died:1281.09.17

Bishop of Die (France) (1275.09.30 – 1281.09.17)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1275.09.30 – 1281.09.17)

Bishop Guy de MontlaurPermalink
(1272.08.06 – 1274)

Died:1274

Bishop of Valence (France) (1272.08.06 – 1274)

Bishop BertrandPermalink
(1267 – 1272?)

Died:1272?

Bishop of Valence (France) (1267 – 1272?)

Archbishop Philippe de SavoiePermalink
(1243 – 1267)

Born:1207 (France)
Died:1285.08.15 († 78)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1243 – 1267)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lyon (France) (1246 – 1267)

Blessed Archbishop-elect Boniface of SavoyPermalink
(1239 – 1243.09.17)

Born:1217 (Sainte-Hélène-du-Lac, France)
Consecrated Bishop:1245.01.15
Died:1270.07.18 (Sainte-Hélène-des-Millères, France † 53)
Beatified:1838.09.07 (equipollently)

Bishop of Belley (France) (1232 – 1243.09.16)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1239 – 1243.09.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Canterbury (England) ([1241.02.01] 1243.09.16 – 1270.07.18)

Archbishop.

Bishop Guglielmo de SavoiePermalink
(1225.10.09 – 1239.06.04)

Died:1239.10.03

Bishop of Valence (France) (1225.10.09 – 1239.06.04)

Bishop of Liège (Belgium) (1239.06.04 – 1239.10.03)

Bishop Gerald de Lausanne (later Patriarch)Permalink
(1220 – 1225.05.10)

Died:1239.12.05

Bishop of Valence (France) (1220 – 1225.05.10)

Patriarch of Jerusalem (Palestine) (1225.05.10 – 1239.12.05)

Blessed Bishop Humbert of SavoyPermalink
(1200 – 1220.04.29)

Died:1220.04.29

Bishop of Valence (France) (1200 – 1220.04.29)

Bishop.

Bishop Foulques de DionayPermalink
(1188 – 1200?)

Died:1200?

Bishop of Valence (France) (1188 – 1200?)

Bishop LantelmePermalink
(1186 – 1188.06)

Died:1188.06

Bishop of Valence (France) (1186 – 1188.06)

Bishop Odon de CrussolPermalink
(1156? – 1185?)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1156? – 1185?)

Bishop BernardPermalink
(1146? – 1154?)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1146? – 1154?)

Saint Bishop Jean de Valence, O. Cist.Permalink
(1141 – 1146.03.21)

Died:1146.03.21 (Valence, France)
Canonised:1903.12.09 (equipollently)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1141 – 1146.03.21)

Bishop and religious of Order of Cistercians (Cistercians).

Bishop EustachePermalink
(1107? – 1141)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1107? – 1141)

Archbishop GontardPermalink
(1084 – 1095)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1072? – 1082)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Vienne (France) (1082 – 1084)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1084 – 1095)

Bishop Gontard (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1072? – 1082)

(see above)

Bishop PoncePermalink
(1031? – 1056?)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1031? – 1056?)

Bishop GuyPermalink
(1016? – 1025?)

Bishop of Valence (France) (1016? – 1025?)

Bishop LambertoPermalink
(997? – 1011?)

Bishop of Valence (France) (997? – 1011?)

Saint Bishop Salvius de ValencePermalink
(800? – ?)

Died:🩸

Bishop of Valence (France) (800? – ?)

Martyr. Bishop.

Saint Bishop Apollinaire de ValencePermalink
(495? – 520?)

Bishop of Valence (France) (495? – 520?)

Bishop.

Saint Bishop Émilien de ValencePermalink
(347 – 374)

Bishop of Valence (France) (347 – 374)

Bishop.


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