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Archdiocese of Marseille

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Marseille, is a metropolitan archdiocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic church in France. The Archepiscopal see is in the city of Marseille, and the diocese comprises the arrondissement of Marseille, a subdivision of the department of Bouches-du-Rhône in the Region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Erected in the 1st century, the diocese was raised to the level of an Archdiocese on 31 January 1948 by Pope Pius XII. The suffragans of the archdiocese are: the Diocese of Ajaccio, Archdiocese of Aix, Archdiocese of Avignon, the Diocese of Nice and the Diocese of Fréjus-Toulon.

Bishops of Marseille to 1861

Bishops and Archbishops of Marseille since 1861

  • Patrice Cruice (18 Jun 1861 - 1 Sep 1865 )
  • Charles Philippe Place (6 Jan 1866 - 13 Jun 1878 )
  • Joseph Robert (13 Jun 1878 - 19 Nov 1900 )
  • Pierre Andrieu (5 Apr 1901 - 2 Jan 1909 )
  • Joseph-Marie Fabre (29 Apr 1909 - 9 Jan 1923 )
  • Daniel Champavier (19 Jan 1923 - 2 Feb 1928 )
  • Maurice-Louis Dubourg (17 Dec 1928 - 9 Dec 1936 )
  • Jean Delay (14 Aug 1937 - 5 Sep 1956 ) first Archbishop of Marseille
  • Marc-Armand Lallier (28 Sep 1956 - 26 Aug 1966 )
  • Georges Jacquot (1 Nov 1966 - 25 Sep 1970 )
  • Roger Etchegaray (22 Dec 1970 - 13 Apr 1985 )
  • Robert Coffy (13 Apr 1985 - 22 Apr 1995 )
  • Bernard Panafieu (22 Apr 1995 - 12 May 2006 )
  • Georges Pontier (12 May 2006 - )

Sources

  • Diocesan website
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Coordinates: 43°17′12″N 5°22′12″E / 43.28667°N 5.37000°E / 43.28667; 5.37000

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