Diocese of

Agen

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Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Agen / Agennen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bordeaux

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Stephen (December 26)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: December 4

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2023.08.19 – ...):Archbishop Pierre-Marie Joseph Carré (76)Archbishop Pierre-Marie Joseph Carré (76)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Montpellier (France)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Agen (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Pierre-Marie Joseph Carré (76)Archbishop Pierre-Marie Joseph Carré (76)
(Apostolic Administrator 2023.08.19 – ...)

Bishop Hubert Marie Michel Marcel Herbreteau (75)Bishop Hubert Marie Michel Marcel Herbreteau (75)
(2005.01.17 – 2023.08.19)

Bishop emeritus of Agen (France)

Affermis tes frères

Born:1948.06.10 (Vendrennes, France)
Ordained Priest:1975.06.22
Consecrated Bishop:2005.04.24

Priest of Luçon (France) (1975.06.22 – 2005.01.17)

Bishop of Agen (France) (2005.01.17 – 2023.08.19)

Archbishop Jean-Charles Marie Descubes (84)Bishop Jean-Charles Marie Descubes (84) (later Archbishop)
(1996.12.13 – 2004.03.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Rouen (France)

In libertatem vocati

Born:1940.02.07 (Tonnay-Charente, France)
Ordained Priest:1965.07.03
Consecrated Bishop:1997.03.09

Priest of La Rochelle (France) (1965.07.03 – 1996.12.13)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1996.12.13 – 2004.03.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rouen (France) (2004.03.25 – 2015.07.10)

Bishop Sabin-Marie Saint-Gaudens
(1976.03.13 – 1996.12.13)

Born:1921.09.21 (France)
Ordained Priest:1948.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1967.05.21
Died:2001.12.23 († 80)

Auxiliary Bishop of Toulouse (France) (1967.02.27 – 1972.09.15)

Titular Bishop of Lapda (1967.02.27 – 1976.03.13)

Coadjutor Bishop of Agen (France) (1972.09.15 – 1976.03.13)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1976.03.13 – 1996.12.13)

Bishop Roger Johan
(1956.04.13 – 1976.03.13)

Born:1902.04.28 (France)
Ordained Priest:1927.08.14
Consecrated Bishop:1956.08.24
Died:1993.04.13 († 90)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1956.04.13 – 1976.03.13)

Bishop Jean-Marcel Rodié
(1938.03.07 – 1956.02.15)

Born:1879.07.16 (France)
Ordained Priest:1910.07.17
Consecrated Bishop:1927.07.02
Died:1968.04.10 († 88)

Bishop of Ajaccio (France) (1927.04.29 – 1938.03.07)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1938.03.07 – 1956.02.15)

Titular Bishop of Cynopolis in Arcadia (1956.02.15 – 1968.04.10)

Bishop Charles-Paul Sagot du Vauroux
(1906.02.21 – 1937.08.14)

Born:1857.03.31 (France)
Ordained Priest:1881.10.02
Consecrated Bishop:1906.02.25
Died:1937.08.14 († 80)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1906.02.21 – 1937.08.14)

Bishop Charles-Evariste-Joseph Coeuret-Varin
(1885.03.27 – 1905.02.23)

Born:1838.08.22 (France)
Ordained Priest:1863
Consecrated Bishop:1885.05.26
Died:1905.02.23 († 66)

Bishop of Agen (France) ([1884.12.31] 1885.03.27 – 1905.02.23)

Bishop Jean-Emile Fonteneau (later Archbishop)
(1874.12.21 – 1884.09.22)

Born:1825.08.14 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1875.01.25
Died:1899.03.23 († 73)

Bishop of Agen (France) ([1874.11.14] 1874.12.21 – 1884.09.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Albi (France) ([1884.09.22] 1884.11.13 – 1899.03.23)

Bishop Hector-Albert Chaulet d’Outremont
(1871.02.24 – 1874.12.21)

Born:1825.02.27 (France)
Ordained Priest:1856.03.19
Consecrated Bishop:1871.03.19
Died:1884.09.14 († 59)

Bishop of Agen (France) ([1871.01.24] 1871.02.24 – 1874.12.21)

Bishop of Le Mans (France) ([1874.09.14] 1874.12.21 – 1884.09.14)

Bishop Jean-Aimé de Levezou de Vezins
(1841.07.12 – 1867.04.11)

Born:1793.08.25 (France)
Ordained Priest:1836
Consecrated Bishop:1841.08.08
Died:1867.04.11 († 73)

Bishop of Agen (France) ([1841.01.26] 1841.07.12 – 1867.04.11)

Bishop Jean Jacoupy
(1802.07.15 – 1840.11.06)

Born:1761.04.28 (France)
Ordained Priest:1786
Consecrated Bishop:1802.07.18
Died:1848.05.27 († 87)

Bishop of Agen (France) ([1802.07.05] 1802.07.15 – 1840.11.06)

Bishop Jean-Louis d’Usson de Bonac
(1767.11.01 – 1802)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1767.11.01 – 1802)

Bishop Jean-Gaspard-Gilbert de Chabannas
(1735.12.19 – 1767.07.26)

Born:1702 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1736.01.29
Died:1767.07.26 († 64)

Bishop of Agen (France) ([1735.10.08] 1735.12.19 – 1767.07.26)

Bishop Jean d’Ise de Saléon (later Archbishop)
(1730.04.16 – 1735.04.11)

Died:1751.02.10

Bishop of Agen (France) (1730.04.16 – 1735.04.11)

Bishop of Rodez (France) (1735.04.11 – 1746.12.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Vienne (France) (1746.12.19 – 1751.02.10)

Bishop François Hébert
(1704.04.06 – 1728.08.20)

Died:1728.08.20

Bishop of Agen (France) (1704.04.06 – 1728.08.20)

Bishop Jules Mascaron, C.O.I.
(1679.02.25 – 1703.11.16)

Born: (France)
Died:1703.11.16

Bishop of Tulle (France) (1671 – 1679.02.25)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1679.02.25 – 1703.11.16)

Bishop Claude Joli
(1665.03.15 – 1678.10.21)

Died:1678.10.21

Bishop of Agen (France) (1665.03.15 – 1678.10.21)

Bishop Barthélemi d’Elbène
(1638.06.10 – 1663.03.04)

Died:1663.03.04

Bishop of Agen (France) (1638.06.10 – 1663.03.04)

Bishop Gaspard de Daillon du Lude
(1631 – 1635.01.28)

Died:1676.07.25

Bishop of Agen (France) (1631 – 1635.01.28)

Bishop of Albi (France) (1635.01.28 – 1676.07.25)

Bishop Claude de Gelas
(1609 – 1630.12.26)

Died:1630.12.26

Bishop of Agen (France) (1609 – 1630.12.26)

Bishop Nicolas de Villars
(1588 – 1608.12.10)

Died:1608.12.10

Bishop of Agen (France) (1588 – 1608.12.10)

Bishop Pierre Bonsom de Donnaud, O.S.B.
(1586 – 1587)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1586 – 1587)

Bishop of Mirepoix (France) (1587 – 1630)

Bishop Giano Fregoso
(1555.09 – 1586.10.16)

Died:1586.10.16

Bishop of Agen (France) (1555.09 – 1586.10.16)

Bishop Matteo Bandello, O.P.
(1550.09.01 – 1555)

Born:1485 (Italy)
Died:1561 († 76)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1550.09.01 – 1555)

Cardinal Jean de Lorraine
(Apostolic Administrator 1538.05.24 – 1550.05.10)

Bishop Marcantonio della Rovere
(1519.03.22 – 1538)

Died:1538

Bishop of Agen (France) (1519.03.22 – 1538)

Cardinal Leonardo Grosso della Rovere
(1487.12.09 – 1519.03.22)

Born:1464 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:1492?
Created Cardinal in pectore:1505.12.01
Revealed as Cardinal:1505.12.12
Died:1520.09.17 († 55)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1487.12.09 – 1519.03.22)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. XII Apostoli (1505.12.17 – 1508.09.15)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Susanna (1508.09.15 – 1517.03.09)

Major Penitentiary of Sacred Apostolic Penitentiary (1511.10.05 – 1520.09.17)

Camerlengo of Sacred College of Cardinals (1512.02 – 1513)

Bishop of Lucca (Italy) (1517.03.09 – 1517.03.14)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Pietro in Vincoli (1517.03.09 – 1520.09.17)

Archpriest of Papal Basilica of Saint Mary Major (1518.02 – 1520.09.17)

Bishop Galeazzo della Rovere
(1478.07.03 – 1487)

Died:1487

Bishop of Coutances (France) (1477.12.03 – 1478.07.03)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1478.07.03 – 1487)

Bishop Jean de Monchen
(1477 – 1477)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1477 – 1477)

Bishop Pierre de Bérard
(1461 – 1477.07.21)

Died:1477.07.21

Bishop of Agen (France) (1461 – 1477.07.21)

Bishop Jean Borgia
(1438.12.28 – 1461)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1438.12.28 – 1461)

Bishop Imbert de Saint-Laurent
(1398 – 1438)

Died:1438

Bishop of Agen (France) (1398 – 1438)

Bishop Bernard de Chevenon
(1397.03.27 – 1398.07.23)

Died:1420.02.16

Bishop of Lavaur (France) (1394 – 1397.03.27)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1397.03.27 – 1398.07.23)

Bishop of Saintes (France) (1398.07.23 – 1411.03.20)

Bishop of Amiens (France) (1411.03.20 – 1413.03.29)

Bishop of Beauvais (France) (1413.03.29 – 1420.02.16)

Bishop Jean
(1383.10.14 – 1397)

Died:1397

Bishop of Agen (France) (1383.10.14 – 1397)

Bishop Simon de Cramaud (later Pseudocardinal)
(1382.05.30 – 1383.08.07)

Born:1345 (France)
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:1382?
Created Cardinal:1413.04.13
Died:1422.12.15 († 76)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1382.05.30 – 1383.08.07)

Bishop of Béziers (France) (1383.09.02 – 1385.11.24)

Bishop of Poitiers (France) (1385.11.24 – 1391.09.19)

Patriarch of Alexandria (1391.03.17 – 1422.12.15?)

Apostolic Administrator of Carcassonne (France) (1391.09.19 – 1409.07.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Reims (France) (1409.07.02 [1409.12.15] – 1413.04.14)

Apostolic Administrator of Avignon (France) (1412 – 1415)

Apostolic Administrator of Poitiers (France) (1413.04.14 – 1422.12.15)

Pseudocardinal-Priest of S. Lorenzo in Lucina (1413.05.12 – 1422.12.15)

Bishop Jean Belveti de Saie
(1375.06.09 – 1381.12.28)

Died:1383

Bishop of Lombez (France) (1362 – 1363.01.18)

Bishop of Dax (France) (1363.01.18 – 1375.06.09)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1375.06.09 – 1381.12.28)

Bishop of Albi (France) (1382.07.24 – 1383)

Bishop Richard
(1367? – 1367?)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1367? – 1367?)

Bishop Raymond de Salg
(1364.09.26 – 1374)

Died:1374

Bishop of Agen (France) (1364.09.26 – 1374)

Bishop Déodat de Rotbald
(1357 – 1364)

Died:1364

Bishop of Agen (France) (1357 – 1364)

Bishop Amanieu de Fargis
(1313 – 1356.05.26)

Died:1356.05.26

Bishop of Agen (France) (1313 – 1356.05.26)

Bishop Bertrand de Goth
(1306 – 1313.05.05)

Died:1313.05.05

Bishop of Agen (France) (1291 – 1305)

Bishop of Langres (France) (1305 – 1306)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1306 – 1313.05.05)

Fr. Bernard de Fargis (later Archbishop)
(1306 – 1306.06.04)

Died:1341.07

Bishop of Agen (France) (1306 – 1306.06.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rouen (France) (1306.06.04 – 1311.05.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Narbonne (France) (1311.05.05 – 1341.07)

Bishop Bertrand de Goth
(1291 – 1305)

Died:1313.05.05

Bishop of Agen (France) (1291 – 1305)

Bishop of Langres (France) (1305 – 1306)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1306 – 1313.05.05)

Bishop Jean Jerlandi
(1272 – 1291.09.20?)

Died:1291.09.20?

Bishop of Agen (France) (1272 – 1291.09.20?)

Bishop Arnaud de Got
(1271 – 1282.02.20)

Died:1282.02.20

Bishop of Agen (France) (1271 – 1282.02.20)

Bishop Pierre Jerlandi
(1264 – 1271.07.28)

Died:1271.07.28

Bishop of Agen (France) (1264 – 1271.07.28)

Bishop Guillaume
(1263 – 1264)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1263 – 1264)

Bishop Guillaume d’Agen (later Patriarch)
(1247 – 1262)

Died:1270.04.21

Bishop of Agen (France) (1247 – 1262)

Patriarch of Jerusalem (Palestine) (1262.12.09 – 1270.04.21)

Bishop Pierre de Reims, O.P.
(1245.11.30 – 1247.01.29)

Died:1247.01.29

Bishop of Agen (France) (1245.11.30 – 1247.01.29)

Bishop Arnaud de Galard
(1235 – 1245.09.12)

Died:1245.09.12

Bishop of Agen (France) (1235 – 1245.09.12)

Bishop Raoul de Peyrines (later Archbishop)
(1232 – 1235)

Died:1236.03.05

Bishop of Agen (France) (1232 – 1235)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lyon (France) (1235 – 1236.03.05)

Bishop Géraud
(1231 – 1232.07.04)

Died:1232.07.04

Bishop of Agen (France) (1231 – 1232.07.04)

Bishop Arnaud
(1228 – 1231)

Died:1231

Bishop of Agen (France) (1228 – 1231)

Bishop Arnaud de Rovinha
(1209 – 1228.08.18)

Died:1228.08.18

Bishop of Agen (France) (1209 – 1228.08.18)

Bishop Bertrand de Béceyras
(1182 – 1208.05)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1182 – 1208.05)

Bishop Pierre
(1180 – 1182)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1180 – 1182)

Bishop Elie de Castillon
(1149.08.31 – 1180?)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1149.08.31 – 1180?)

Bishop Raymond-Bernard du Fossat
(1128 – 1149.03.07)

Died:1149.03.07

Bishop of Agen (France) (1128 – 1149.03.07)

Bishop Aldebert
(1118 – 1128)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1118 – 1128)

Bishop Gausbert
(1105 – 1115)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1105 – 1115)

Bishop Isarad
(1104? – 1105?)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1104? – 1105?)

Bishop Géraud
(1101? – 1103?)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1101? – 1103?)

Bishop Simon
(1083 – 1101.04.18)

Died:1101.04.18

Bishop of Agen (France) (1083 – 1101.04.18)

Bishop Donat
(1080.12.06 – 1083)

Bishop of Agen (France) (1080.12.06 – 1083)

Saint Bishop Dulcide
(400? – ?)

Bishop of Agen (France) (400? – ?)

Bishop.

Saint Bishop Phébade
(350? – 392?)

Bishop of Agen (France) (350? – 392?)

Bishop.

Saint Bishop Vincent
(? – 313?)

Bishop of Agen (France) (? – 313?)

Bishop.

Saint Bishop Caprais
(? – 303)

Died:303 🩸

Bishop of Agen (France) (? – 303)

Bishop. Martyr.

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Aire et Dax (↙), Bordeaux (↖), Périgueux (↑), Cahors (↗), Montauban (↘), Auch (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 5,384 km²

Population: 205,300 Catholics (59.9% of 342,700 total)

Pastoral Centres: 26 parishes

Personnel: 70 priests (46 diocesan, 24 religious), 14 deacons, 74 religious (40 brothers, 34 sisters)

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