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Diocese of

Saint-Denis-de-La Réunion

Réunion Réunion

Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 2,512 km²

Population: 686,275 Catholics (79.2% of 866,500 total) (2018)

Statistics: 71 parishes, 132 priests (59 diocesan, 73 religious), 28 deacons, 335 lay religious (80 brothers, 255 sisters), 4 seminarians (2018)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Neighbouring Dioceses: Toamasina (↖), Port-Louis (↗)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Saint Francis Xavier

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History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

Toamasina (↖), Port-Louis (↗)

Present Prelates

Bishop (1975.11.20 – ...):Bishop Gilbert Guillaume Marie-Jean Aubry (79)Bishop Gilbert Guillaume Marie-Jean Aubry (79)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Saint-Denis-de-La Réunion (Roman Rite)

Bishop Gilbert Guillaume Marie-Jean Aubry (79)Bishop Gilbert Guillaume Marie-Jean Aubry (79)Permalink
(1975.11.20 – ...)

Bishop of Saint-Denis-de-La Réunion (Réunion)

Joie et Espérance, Justice et Paix

Born:1942.05.10 (Réunion)
Ordained Priest:1970.08.23
Consecrated Bishop:1976.05.02

Bishop of Saint-Denis-de-La Réunion (Réunion) (1975.11.20 – ...)

President of Episcopal Conferences of Indian Ocean (1989 – 1996)

Apostolic Administrator of Port Victoria (Seychelles) (1994 – 1995.03.03)

President of Episcopal Conferences of Indian Ocean (2002 – 2006)

President of Episcopal Conferences of Indian Ocean (2016.09 – 2020)

Bishop Georges-Henri Guibert, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1960.11.07 – 1975.02.19)

Born:1915.09.05 (France)
Ordained Priest:1941.08.10
Consecrated Bishop:1950.02.19
Died:1997.09.30 († 82)

Titular Bishop of Dices (1949.12.15 – 1960.11.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of Dakar (Senegal) (1949.12.15 – 1960.11.07)

Bishop of Saint-Denis-de-La Réunion (Réunion) (1960.11.07 – 1975.02.19)

Bishop François-Emile-Marie Cléret de Langavant, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1934.12.10 – 1960.10.21)

Born:1896.02.02 (France)
Ordained Priest:1922.09.23
Consecrated Bishop:1935.04.25
Died:1991.09.16 († 95)

Bishop of Saint-Denis-de-La Réunion (Réunion) (1934.12.10 – 1960.10.21)

Titular Bishop of Mactaris (1960.10.21 – 1971.07.21)

Bishop Georges-Marie de Labonninière de Beaumont, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1919.12.26 – 1934.07.23)

Born:1872.12.12 (France)
Ordained Priest:1897.04.17
Consecrated Bishop:1917.10.14
Died:1934.07.23 († 61)

Titular Bishop of Paphos (1917.03.22 – 1919.12.26)

Coadjutor Bishop of Saint-Denis-de-La Réunion (Réunion) (1917.03.22 – 1919.12.26)

Bishop of Saint-Denis-de-La Réunion (Réunion) (1919.12.26 – 1934.07.23)

Bishop Jacques-Paul-Antonin FabrePermalink
(1893.01.19 – 1919.12.26)

Born:1837.10.16 (France)
Ordained Priest:1862
Consecrated Bishop:1893.04.25
Died:1919.12.26 († 82)

Bishop of Saint-Denis-de-La Réunion (Réunion) ([1892.11.26] 1893.01.19 – 1919.12.26)

Bishop Edmond-Frédéric Fuzet (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1887.11.25 – 1893.01.19)

Plus veux servir que briller

Born:1839.09.09 (France)
Ordained Priest:1864.05.21
Consecrated Bishop:1888.01.29
Died:1915.12.20 († 76)

Bishop of Saint-Denis-de-La Réunion (Réunion) ([1887.10.12] 1887.11.25 – 1893.01.19)

Bishop of Beauvais (France) ([1892.11.26] 1893.01.19 – 1899.12.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rouen (France) (1899.12.07 – 1915.12.20)

Bishop Joseph ColdefyPermalink
(1881.05.13 – 1887.01.18)

Born:1826.12.10 (France)
Ordained Priest:1851
Consecrated Bishop:1881.07.03
Died:1887.01.18 († 60)

Bishop of Saint-Denis-de-La Réunion (Réunion) ([1881.02.17] 1881.05.13 – 1887.01.18)

Bishop Dominique-Clément-Marie Soulé (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1876.12.18 – 1880.11.30)

Born:1827.01.10 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1877.02.24
Died:1919.04.21 († 92)

Bishop of Saint-Denis-de-La Réunion (Réunion) ([1876.10.10] 1876.12.18 – 1880.11.30)

Apostolic Administrator of Guadeloupe et Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe) (1892.11.21 – 1898)

Titular Archbishop of Leontopolis in Bithynia (1893.03.21 – 1919.04.21)

Bishop Victor-Jean-François-Paulin DelannoyPermalink
(1872.05.06 – 1876.12.18)

Born:1824.06.21 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1872.10.12
Died:1905.08.07 († 81)

Bishop of Saint-Denis-de-La Réunion (Réunion) ([1872.02.10] 1872.05.06 – 1876.12.18)

Bishop of Aire et Dax (France) ([1876.10.10] 1876.12.18 – 1905.08.07)

Bishop Armand-René MaupointPermalink
(1857.03.19 – 1871.07.10)

Born:1810.12.06 (France)
Ordained Priest:1835.03.14
Consecrated Bishop:1857.06.11
Died:1871.07.10 († 60)

Bishop of Saint-Denis-de-La Réunion (Réunion) ([1857.02.14] 1857.03.19 – 1871.07.10)

Prefect Apostolic of Zanguebar (Tanzania) (1862 – 1871.07.10)

Bishop Florian-Jules Desprez (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1850.10.03 – 1857.03.19)

Spes nostra firma

Born:1807.04.18 (Ostricourt, France)
Ordained Priest:1829.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1851.01.05
Created Cardinal:1879.05.12
Died:1895.01.21 (Toulouse, France † 87)

Bishop of Saint-Denis-de-La Réunion (Réunion) ([1850.06.22] 1850.10.03 – 1857.03.19)

Bishop of Limoges (France) ([1857.02.04] 1857.03.19 – 1859.09.26)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Toulouse (France) ([1859.07.30] 1859.09.26 – 1895.01.21)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Marcellino e Pietro (1879.09.22 – 1895.01.21)

Prefects Apostolic of Bourbon (Roman Rite)

Fr. Gabriel-Henri-Jérôme de SolagesPermalink
(1829 – 1832.12.08)

Born:1786.08.21 (Rabastens, France)
Ordained Priest:1814.12.17
Died:1832.12.08 (Andevoranto, Madagascar † 46)

Prefect Apostolic of Bourbon (Réunion) (1829 – 1832.12.08)

Prefect Apostolic of South Seas Islands (New Zealand) (1830 – 1832.12.08)

Former Prelates


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