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The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Paris is one of twenty-three archdioceses of the Roman Catholic Church
Roman Catholicism in France
The Roman Catholic Church of France, sometimes called the "eldest daughter of the Church" owing to its early and unbroken communion with the bishop of Rome, is part of the worldwide Catholic Church...

 in France
France
The French Republic , The French Republic , The French Republic , (commonly known as France , is a unitary semi-presidential republic in Western Europe with several overseas territories and islands located on other continents and in the Indian, Pacific, and Atlantic oceans. Metropolitan France...

. The original diocese is traditionally thought to have been created in the 3rd century by St. Denis
Denis
Saint Denis is a Christian martyr and saint. In the third century, he was Bishop of Paris. He was martyred in connection with the Decian persecution of Christians, shortly after A.D. 250...

 and corresponded with the Civitas Parisiorum; it was elevated to an archdiocese on October 20, 1622. Its suffragan dioceses
Suffragan bishop
A suffragan bishop is a bishop subordinate to a metropolitan bishop or diocesan bishop. He or she may be assigned to an area which does not have a cathedral of its own.-Anglican Communion:...

, created in 1966 and encompassing the Île-de-France region
Île-de-France (région)
Île-de-France is the wealthiest and most populated of the twenty-two administrative regions of France, composed mostly of the Paris metropolitan area....

, are in Créteil
Créteil
-Health:As of 1 January 2006, 27 pharmacies, about 60 dentists, about 60 general practitioners, 10 pediatricians, and a half-dozen ophthalmologists and dermatologists constitute the general medical staff of the city.Health facilities include:...

 (Val-de-Marne
Val-de-Marne
Val-de-Marne is a French department, named after the Marne River, located in the Île-de-France region. The department is situated to the southeast of the city of Paris.- Geography :...

), Évry-Corbeil-Essonnes
Corbeil-Essonnes
Corbeil-Essonnes is a commune in the southern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located from the center of Paris.Although neighboring Évry is the official seat of the Arrondissement of Évry, the sub-prefecture building and administration are located inside the commune of Corbeil-Essonnes.In the 19th...

 (Essonne
Essonne
Essonne is a French department in the region of Île-de-France. It is named after the Essonne River.It was formed on 1 January 1968 when Seine-et-Oise was split into smaller departments.- History :...

), Meaux
Meaux
Meaux is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region in the metropolitan area of Paris, France. It is located east-northeast from the center of Paris. Meaux is a sub-prefecture of the department and the seat of an arondissement...

 (Seine-et-Marne
Seine-et-Marne
Seine-et-Marne is a French department, named after the Seine and Marne rivers, and located in the Île-de-France region.- History:Seine-et-Marne is one of the original 83 departments, created on March 4, 1790 during the French Revolution in application of the law of December 22, 1789...

), Nanterre
Nanterre
Nanterre is a commune in the western suburbs of Paris, France. It is located west of the center of Paris.Nanterre is the capital of the Hauts-de-Seine department as well as the seat of the Arrondissement of Nanterre....

 (Hauts-de-Seine
Hauts-de-Seine
Hauts-de-Seine is designated number 92 of the 101 départements in France. It is part of the Île-de-France region, and covers the western inner suburbs of Paris...

), Pontoise
Pontoise
Pontoise is a commune in the northwestern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located from the centre of Paris, in the "new town" of Cergy-Pontoise.-Administration:...

 (Val-d'Oise
Val-d'Oise
Val-d'Oise is a French department, created in 1968 after the split of the Seine-et-Oise department and located in the Île-de-France region. In local slang, it is known as "quatre-vingt quinze" or "neuf cinq"...

), Saint-Denis
Saint-Denis
Saint-Denis is a commune in the northern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located from the centre of Paris. Saint-Denis is a sous-préfecture of the Seine-Saint-Denis département, being the seat of the Arrondissement of Saint-Denis....

 (Seine-Saint-Denis
Seine-Saint-Denis
- Culture :A number of hip hop artists come from the Seine-Saint-Denis, including one of the first major hip-hop groups in France, NTM, as well as Lord Kossity, or more recent acts such as Tandem or Sefyu.- Miscellaneous topics :...

), and Versailles
Versailles
Versailles , a city renowned for its château, the Palace of Versailles, was the de facto capital of the kingdom of France for over a century, from 1682 to 1789. It is now a wealthy suburb of Paris and remains an important administrative and judicial centre...

 (Yvelines
Yvelines
Yvelines is a French department in the region of Île-de-France.-History:Yvelines was created from the western part of the defunct department of Seine-et-Oise on 1 January 1968 in accordance with a law passed on 10 January 1964 and a décret d'application from 26 February 1965.It gained the...

). Its liturgical
Liturgy
Liturgy is either the customary public worship done by a specific religious group, according to its particular traditions or a more precise term that distinguishes between those religious groups who believe their ritual requires the "people" to do the "work" of responding to the priest, and those...

 centre is at Notre Dame Cathedral
Notre Dame de Paris
Notre Dame de Paris , also known as Notre Dame Cathedral, is a Gothic, Roman Catholic cathedral on the eastern half of the Île de la Cité in the fourth arrondissement of Paris, France. It is the cathedral of the Catholic Archdiocese of Paris: that is, it is the church that contains the cathedra of...

 in Paris
Paris
Paris is the capital and largest city in France, situated on the river Seine, in northern France, at the heart of the Île-de-France region...

. The archbishop resides on rue Barbet de Jouy in the 6th arrondissement
VIe arrondissement
The 6th arrondissement of Paris is one of the 20 arrondissements of the capital city of France. It includes world famous educational institutions such as the École des Beaux-Arts de Paris and the Académie française, the seat of the French Senate as well as a concentration of some of Paris most...

, but there are diocesan offices in rue de la Ville-Eveque, rue St. Bernard and in other areas of the city. The archbishop is ordinary
Ordinary
In those hierarchically organised churches of Western Christianity which have an ecclesiastical law system, an ordinary is an officer of the church who by reason of office has ordinary power to execute the church's laws...

 for eastern-rite Catholics (except Armenians
Armenian Rite
The Armenian Rite is an independent liturgy. This rite is used by both the Armenian Apostolic and Armenian Catholic Churches; it is also the rite of a significant number of Eastern Catholic Christians in the Republic of Georgia....

 and Ukrainians) in France.

The title of Duc de Saint-Cloud was created in 1674 for the archbishops.

Prior to 1790 the diocese was divided into three archdeacon
Archdeacon
An archdeacon is a senior clergy position in Anglicanism, Syrian Malabar Nasrani, Chaldean Catholic, and some other Christian denominations, above that of most clergy and below a bishop. In the High Middle Ages it was the most senior diocesan position below a bishop in the Roman Catholic Church...

ries: France, Hurepoix
Hurepoix
Hurepoix is an area of Île de France, in south west of Paris, localised nowadays between départements of Yvelines, Hauts-de-Seine and Essonne, it was an old province of the French Kingdom...

, Brie
Brie
Brie is a historic region of France most famous for its dairy products, especially Brie cheese. It was once divided into two sections ruled by different feudal lords: the western Brie française, corresponding roughly to the modern department of Seine-et-Marne in the Île-de-France region; the...

.

Until the creation of new dioceses in 1966 there were two archdeaconries: Madeleine
La Madeleine-sur-Loing
La Madeleine-sur-Loing is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France.-External links:* * *...

 and St. Séverin
Saint-Séverin (Paris)
The Church of Saint-Séverin is a Roman Catholic church in the Latin Quarter of Paris, located on the lively tourist street Rue Saint-Séverin...

.

The churches of the current diocese can be divided into several categories:

i) Western-rite
Latin liturgical rites
Latin liturgical rites used within that area of the Catholic Church where the Latin language once dominated were for many centuries no less numerous than the liturgical rites of the Eastern autonomous particular Churches. Their number is now much reduced...

 parishes. These are grouped into deaneries
Deanery
A Deanery is an ecclesiastical entity in both the Roman Catholic Church and the Church of England. A deanery is either the jurisdiction or residence of a Dean.- Catholic usage :...

 and subject to vicars-general
Vicar general
A vicar general is the principal deputy of the bishop of a diocese for the exercise of administrative authority. As vicar of the bishop, the vicar general exercises the bishop's ordinary executive power over the entire diocese and, thus, is the highest official in a diocese or other particular...

 who often coincide with auxiliary bishop
Auxiliary bishop
An auxiliary bishop, in the Roman Catholic Church, is an additional bishop assigned to a diocese because the diocesan bishop is unable to perform his functions, the diocese is so extensive that it requires more than one bishop to administer, or the diocese is attached to a royal or imperial office...

s.

ii) Churches belonging to religious communities.

iii) Chapels for various foreign communities using various languages.

iv) Eastern-rite parishes and communities throughout France dependent on the Archbishop as Ordinary for Orientals.

To 1000

  • Denis
    Denis
    Saint Denis is a Christian martyr and saint. In the third century, he was Bishop of Paris. He was martyred in connection with the Decian persecution of Christians, shortly after A.D. 250...

     (died c. 250)
  • Marcellus (360-436), 9th Bishop of Paris (according to Britannica)
  • Eusebius (c. 550)
  • Germanus
    Germain of Paris
    Saint Germain was a bishop of Paris, who was canonized in 754. He is known in his early vita as pater et pastor populi, rendered in modern times as the "Father of the Poor".-Biography:...

     (555-576)
  • Ceraunus
    Ceraunus
    Ceraunus was bishop of Paris. His relics are in the church of St. Genevieve, Paris; they are on the altar of St Clotilda. He is also said to have been bishop 609 to 622.He is a Catholic and Orthodox saint, feast day September 27.-Notes:...

     (d. 614)
  • Landry (Landericus)
    Landry of Paris
    Saint Landry of Paris was a bishop of Paris and saint. Consecrated bishop of Paris in 650, he built the first major hospital in the city, dedicating it to Saint Christopher, which is now the Hôtel-Dieu...

     (650-661)
  • Agilbert
    Agilbert
    Agilbert was the second Bishop of the West Saxon kingdom and later Bishop of Paris. Son of a Neustrian noble named Betto, he was a first cousin of Audoin and related to the Faronids and Agilolfings, and less certainly to the Merovingians...

     (666x668–679x690)
  • Hugh of Champagne
    Hugh of Champagne
    Saint Hugh, Hugh of Champagne, or St Hugh of Rouen , was the grandson of Pepin of Heristal and Plectrude and son of Drogo of Champagne and Anstrude, herself daughter of Waratton and Ansflede. Both Waratton and Drogo were mayors of the palaces.He was, though still a layman, endowed with the...

     (720-730)
  • Eschenradus (775-795)
  • Eucade
  • Hilduin
    Hilduin
    Hilduin was Bishop of Paris, chaplain to Louis I, reforming Abbot of the Abbey of St. Denis and an author.-Background:...

  • Aeneas
    Aeneas of Paris
    Aeneas of Paris was bishop of Paris from 858 to 870.He is best known as the author of one of the controversial treatises against the Greeks, called forth by the encyclical letters of Photius...

     (858-870)
  • Goslin (884-886)
  • Anscharic
    Askericus
    Askericus was the Bishop of Paris from 886 until his death. He replaced Bishop Joscelin when the latter died during the Siege of Paris on 16 April 886. He and Count Odo led the defences of the city after Joscelin's death....

     (c. 890)
  • Walter (?-941)
  • Constantius (c. 954?)
  • Albert of Flanders (950-977)
  • Renaud of Vendôme
    Renaud of Vendôme
    Renaud of Vendôme was one of the first chancellors of France. He was bishop of Paris from 991 to 1017 as well as count of Vendôme . He was from the Bouchardides family, as a son of Bouchard I the Venerable and of Elisabeth of Melun....

     (991-1017)

1000 to 1300

  • Godfrey (1061–1095)
  • William of Montfort
    William of Montfort
    William of Montfort was a French bishop, most notably the Bishop of Paris from 1095 to 1101.-Early life:Montfort's date of birth is not known, but it was some time before the death of his father, Simon I de Montfort in 1087...

     (1095?-1101)
  • Galo/Walo (1104–1116)
  • Guibert (1116–1123)
  • Stephen of Senlis (c. 1123-1141)
  • Theobald (c.1143-1159)
  • Peter Lombard
    Peter Lombard
    Peter Lombard was a scholastic theologian and bishop and author of Four Books of Sentences, which became the standard textbook of theology, for which he is also known as Magister Sententiarum-Biography:Peter Lombard was born in Lumellogno , in...

     (1159–1160)
  • Maurice de Sully
    Maurice de Sully
    Maurice de Sully was Bishop of Paris from 1160 until his death.-Biography:He was born of humble parents at Sully-sur-Loire , near Orléans, at the beginning of the twelfth century. He came to Paris towards 1140 and studied for the ecclesiastical state. He soon became known as an able professor of...

     (1160–1196)
  • 1196–1208: Odo de Sully (1197–1208)
  • 1208–1219: Pierre de La Chapelle (Peter of Nemours)
  • 1220–1223: William of Seignelay, Guillaume de Seignelay (previously bishop of Auxerre)
  • 1224–1227: Barthélmy
  • 1228–1249: William of Auvergne
    William of Auvergne, Bishop of Paris
    William of Auvergne was a French priest who served as Bishop of Paris from 1228 until his death in 1249. He is also known as Guillaume d'Auvergne, Guilielmus Alvernus, or William of Paris.-Life:...

  • 1249–1249: Walter de Château-Thierry (June to 23 September) (Gautier de Château-Thierry )
  • 1250–1268: Renaud Mignon de Corbeil
  • 1268–1279: Étienne Tempier
    Étienne Tempier
    Étienne Tempier was a French bishop of Paris during the 13th century...

  • 1280–1280: Jean de Allodio (23 March 1280)
  • 1280–1288: Renaud de Hombliéres
  • c. 1289: Adenolfus de Anagnia
  • 1290–1304: Simon Matifort (Matifardi)

1300 to 1500

  • 1304–1319: William of Baufet
  • 1319–1325: Etienne de Bouret
  • 1325–1332: Hugues Michel
  • 1332–1342: Guillaume de Chanac (d. 1348)
  • 1342–1349: Foulques de Chanac
    Foulques de Chanac
    Foulques de Chanac was Bishop of Paris from 28 November 1342 until his death.The previous bishop was Guillaume de Chanac, uncle of Foulques de Chanac. When Guillaume left the bishopric to become Patriarch of Constantinople he arranged for his nephew Foulques to take over as bishop...

  • 1349–1350: Audoin-Aubert
  • 1350–1352: Pierre de Lafôret
  • 1353–1363: Jean de Meulent (also Bishop of Noyon)
  • 1362–1373: Etienne de Poissy
  • 1373–1384: Aimery de Magnac
  • 1384–1409: Pierre D'Orgemont
    Pierre d'Orgemont
    Pierre d’Orgemont was a French politician of the Hundred Years' War era.- Life :...

    , translated from bishop of Thérouanne
  • Gérard de Montaigu 1409-1420, translated from Poitiers (1409)
  • Jean Courtecuisse 1420-1421
  • Jean de La Rochetaillée
    Jean de La Rochetaillée
    Jean de La Rochetaillée was a French churchman, eminent jurist, and Cardinal. His real name was Jean de Fort.He was bishop of Saint-Papoul in 1413, bishop of Geneva in 1418, and bishop of Paris in 1421/2. He became archbishop of Rouen in 1423, but fell out with his chapter...

     1421-1422, translated to Rouen(1422)
  • Jean IV de Nant, 1423–1426, translated from Vienne (1423)
  • Jacques du Chastelier(Châtelier) 1427-1438
  • Denis du Moulin 1439-1447
  • Guillaume Chartier 1447-1472
  • 1473-1492 Louis de Beaumont de la Forêt
  • 1492?-1492/1493? Gérard Gobaille
  • 1492-1502 Jean-Simon de Champigny
    Jean-Simon de Champigny
    Jean-Simon de Champigny was a French prelate who was Bishop of Paris from 1492 to 1502.-Biography:Jean-Simon de Champigny was the son of Jean-Simon, Seigneur of Champigny-sur-Marne and Combeaux , who had served in the Parlement of Paris, and Jeanne Chambon...


From 1500

  • 1503-1519 Étienne de Poncher
    Étienne de Poncher
    Étienne de Poncher was a French prelate and diplomat. After studying law he was early provided with a prebend, and became councillor at the parlement of Paris in 1485 and president of the Chambre des Enquêtes in 1498....

  • 1519-1532 François Poncher
    François Poncher
    -Biography:François Poncher was born in Tours in 1480, the son of Louis de Poncher and his wife, Robine le Gendre. In 1532, François Poncher joined his uncle Étienne de Poncher in the Duchy of Milan where Étienne de Poncher was serving as chancellor for Louis XII of France.François Poncher became...

  • 1532-1541 Jean du Bellay
    Jean du Bellay
    Jean du Bellay was a French cardinal and diplomat, younger brother of Guillaume du Bellay, and bishop of Bayonne in 1526, member of the privy council in 1530, and bishop of Paris in 1532.-Biography:...

  • 1551-1563 Eustache du Bellay
    Eustache du Bellay
    Eustache du Bellay was Bishop of Paris from 1551 to 1563.-Biography:Eustache du Bellay was the nephew of Jean du Bellay, who was Bishop of Paris from 1532 to 1541. In 1551, Henry II of France selected Eustache du Bellay as the new Bishop of Paris. He was consecrated as a bishop on 15 November 1551...

  • 1564-1568 Guillaume Viole
    Guillaume Viole
    Guillaume Viole was the Bishop of Paris from 1564 to 1568.In 1564, Charles IX of France named Guillaume Viole Bishop of Paris to replace Eustache du Bellay who resigned in 1563. He was consecrated as a bishop on March 18, 1565. He died on May 4, 1568.-References:*...

  • 1573-1598 Pierre de Gondi
    Pierre de Gondi
    Pierre de Gondi, cardinal de Retz was a French bishop and cardinal of the Gondi family.-Life:Born in Lyon, he was a brother of Albert de Gondi and a protégé of Catherine de Médicis...

  • 1598-1622 Henri de Gondi

Archbishops of Paris


The Diocese of Paris was elevated to the rank of archdiocese on October 20, 1622.
  • Jean-François de Gondi
    Jean-François de Gondi
    Jean-François de Gondi was the first archbishop of Paris, from 1622 to 1654.He was the son of Albert de Gondi and Claude Catherine de Clermont. He was a member of the Gondi family, which had held the bishopric of Paris for nearly a century, and would continue to do so after him. Jean-François...

     (1622–1654)
  • Jean François Paul de Gondi, cardinal de Retz
    Jean François Paul de Gondi, cardinal de Retz
    Jean François Paul de Gondi, cardinal de Retz was a French churchman, writer of memoirs, and agitator in the Fronde....

     (1654–1662)
  • Pierre de Marca
    Pierre de Marca
    Pierre de Marca was a French bishop and historian, born at Gan in Béarn of a family distinguished in the magistracy....

     (1662–1664)
  • Hardouin de Péréfixe de Beaumont
    Hardouin de Péréfixe de Beaumont
    Paul Philippe Hardouin de Beaumont de Péréfixe was a French historian and clergyman. He was bishop of Rodez, then archbishop of Paris....

     (1664–1671)
  • François de Harlay de Champvallon
    François de Harlay de Champvallon
    François de Harlay de Champvallon was the fifth archbishop of Paris.-Early years:...

     (1671–1695)
  • Louis-Antoine de Noailles (1695–1729)
  • Charles-Gaspard-Guillaume de Vintimille du Luc
    Charles-Gaspard-Guillaume de Vintimille du Luc
    Charles-Gaspard-Guillaume de Vintimille du Luc was Bishop of Marseilles from 1692 to 1708 and Archbishop of Aix from 1708 to 1729; from 1729 to 1746 he was the Archbishop of Paris.-Biography:...

     (1729–1746)
  • Jacques Bonne-Gigault de Bellefonds
    Jacques Bonne-Gigault de Bellefonds
    Jacques Bonne-Gigault de Bellefonds was a French prelate who was Archbishop of Arles from 1741 to 1746.-Biography:Jacques Bonne-Gigault de Bellefonds was born at the Château de Montifray, near Beaumont-la-Ronce, on May 1, 1698....

     (1746)
  • Christophe de Beaumont
    Christophe de Beaumont
    Christophe de Beaumont , French ecclesiastic and archbishop of Paris, was a cadet of the Les Adrets and Saint-Quentin branch of the illustrious Dauphin family of Beaumont....

     (1746–1781)
  • Antoine-Eléonore-Léon Le Clerc de Juigné(1781–1793)
  • Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Gobel
    Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Gobel
    Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Gobel was a French Roman Catholic cleric and politician of the Revolution.-Clerical career:...

  • temporarily abolished during the French Revolution
    French Revolution
    The French Revolution , sometimes distinguished as the 'Great French Revolution' , was a period of radical social and political upheaval in France and Europe. The absolute monarchy that had ruled France for centuries collapsed in three years...

  • Jean Baptiste de Belloy-Morangle (1802–1808)
  • Jean-Sifrein Maury
    Jean-Sifrein Maury
    Jean-Sifrein Maury was a French cardinal and Archbishop of Paris.-Biography:The son of a poor cobbler, he was born on at Valréas in the Comtat-Venaissin, the enclave within France that belonged to the pope. His acuteness was observed by the priests of the seminary at Avignon, where he was educated...

     (1810–1817)
  • Alexandre-Angélique Talleyrand de Périgord (1817–1821)
  • Hyacinthe-Louis De Quelen
    Hyacinthe-Louis De Quelen
    Hyacinthe-Louis De Quelen was Archbishop of Paris.-Biography:Born in Paris, he was educated at the College of Navarre. Ordained in 1807, he served a year as Vicar-General of Saint-Brieuc and then became secretary to Cardinal Fesch. When the latter was sent back to his diocese, de Quelen exercised...

     (1821–1839)
  • Denis Auguste Affre
    Denis Auguste Affre
    Denis-Auguste Affre , archbishop of Paris, was born at Saint-Rome-de-Tarn, in the department of Aveyron.He was educated for the priesthood at Saint-Sulpice, where in 1818 he became professor of dogmatic theology. After filling a number of ecclesiastical offices, he was elevated to the archbishopric...

     (1840–1848)
  • Marie Dominique Auguste Sibour (1848–1857)
  • François-Nicholas-Madeleine Morlot
    François-Nicholas-Madeleine Morlot
    François-Nicholas-Madeleine Morlot was a French Catholic Archbishop of Paris, from 1857 to 1862, and Cardinal.He was bishop of Orléans in 1839, and archbishop of Tours in 1843....

     (1857–1862)
  • Georges Darboy
    Georges Darboy
    Georges Darboy was a French Catholic priest, later bishop of Nancy then archbishop of Paris. He was among a group of prominent hostages executed as the Paris Commune of 1871 was about to be overthrown....

     (1863–1871)
  • Joseph Hippolyte Guibert (1871–1886)
  • François-Marie-Benjamin Richard
    François-Marie-Benjamin Richard
    François-Marie-Benjamin Richard , archbishop of Paris, French prelate, was born at Nantes, Loire-Atlantique....

     (1886–1908)
  • Léon-Adolphe Amette (1908–1920)
  • Louis-Ernest Dubois
    Louis-Ernest Dubois
    Louis-Ernest Dubois was a Roman Catholic Cardinal and Archbishop of Paris. He played a leading role in the period of adjustment to the separation of Church and State in France.-Early life:...

     (1920–1929)
  • Jean Verdier
    Jean Verdier
    Jean Verdier, PSS was a French Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Archbishop of Paris from 1929 until his death, and was elevated to the cardinalate in 1929.-Biography:...

     (1929–1940)
  • Emmanuel Célestin Suhard
    Emmanuel Célestin Suhard
    Emmanuel Célestin Suhard was a French Cardinal of the Catholic Church. He served as Archbishop of Paris from 1940 until his death, and was elevated to the cardinalate in 1935.-Biography:...

     (1940–1949)
  • Maurice Feltin
    Maurice Feltin
    Maurice Feltin was a French Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Archbishop of Paris from 1949 to 1966, and was elevated to the cardinalate in 1953 by Pope Pius XII.-Biography:...

     (1949–1966)
  • Pierre Veuillot
    Pierre Veuillot
    Pierre Marie Joseph Veuillot was a Roman Catholic Cardinal and Archbishop of Paris.-Life:He was ordained on 26 March 1939 in Paris. He served as a member of the parochial clergy until 1942, when he went to work in the Vatican Secretariat of State. In 1959 Pope John XXIII appointed him Bishop of...

     (1966–1968)
  • François Marty
    François Marty
    Gabriel Auguste François Marty was a Roman Catholic Cardinal and Archbishop of Paris.He was born in Vaureilles, Pachins, in France. His family were farmers. His first baptismal name was Gabriel; but he used his second one, François, to avoid confusion with a classmate who was also named Gabriel...

     (1968–1981)
  • Jean-Marie Lustiger (1981–2005)
  • André Vingt-Trois
    André Vingt-Trois
    André Armand Vingt-Trois is a French cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He currently serves as Archbishop of Paris, having previously served as Archbishop of Tours from 1999 to 2005. He was elevated to the cardinalate in 2007....

    (2005–present)

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