Archdiocese of

Strasbourg

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Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Archdiocese Archdiocese

Name: Strasbourg (français) / Strasburgo (Italiano) / Argentinen(sis) (Latin) / Argentoraten(sis) (Latin)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Arbogast de Strasbourg

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History

Papal Visits

Present Prelates

Archbishop (2024.02.28 – ...):Archbishop Pascal Michel Ghislain Delannoy (67)Archbishop Pascal Michel Ghislain Delannoy (67)
Auxiliary Bishop (2000.12.18 – ...):Bishop Christian George Nicolas Kratz (71)Bishop Christian George Nicolas Kratz (71)

Titular Bishop of Themisonium

Ordinaries

Archbishops of Strasbourg (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Pascal Michel Ghislain Delannoy (67)Archbishop Pascal Michel Ghislain Delannoy (67)
(2024.02.28 – ...)

Archbishop of Strasbourg (France)

Avec humilité et confiance

Born:1957.04.02 (Comines, Belgium)
Ordained Priest:1989.06.04
Consecrated Bishop:2004.09.12

Priest of Lille (France) (1989.06.04 – 2004.06.30)

Titular Bishop of Usinaza (2004.06.30 – 2009.03.10)

Auxiliary Bishop of Lille (France) (2004.06.30 – 2009.03.10)

Bishop of Saint-Denis (France) (2009.03.10 – 2024.02.28)

Vice-President of Bishops’ Conference of France (2013.07.01 – 2019.04.03)

Archbishop of Strasbourg (France) (2024.02.28 – ...)

Archbishop Philippe Ballot (67)Archbishop Philippe Ballot (67)
(Apostolic Administrator 2023.05.27 – 2024.02.28)

Archbishop Luc Ravel, C.R.S.V. (66)Archbishop Luc Ravel, C.R.S.V. (66)
(2017.02.18 – 2023.05.27)

Archbishop emeritus of Strasbourg (France)

Est est

Born:1957.05.21 (Paris, France)
Ordained Priest:1987.05.13
Consecrated Bishop:2009.11.29

Military Ordinary of France (France) (2009.10.07 – 2017.02.18)

Archbishop of Strasbourg (France) (2017.02.18 – 2023.05.27)

Archbishop Jean-Pierre Grallet, O.F.M. (82)Archbishop Jean-Pierre Grallet, O.F.M. (82)
(2007.04.21 – 2017.02.18)

Archbishop emeritus of Strasbourg (France)

Avance au large

Born:1941.05.20 (Rozelieures in Lorena, France)
Ordained Priest:1969.06.28
Consecrated Bishop:2004.10.23

Titular Bishop of Dardanus (2004.09.27 – 2007.04.21)

Auxiliary Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (2004.09.27 – 2007.04.21)

Archbishop of Strasbourg (France) (2007.04.21 – 2017.02.18)

Archbishop Joseph Pierre Aimé Marie Doré, P.S.S. (87)Archbishop Joseph Pierre Aimé Marie Doré, P.S.S. (87)
(Apostolic Administrator 2006.08.25 – 2007.04.21)

Archbishop Joseph Pierre Aimé Marie Doré, P.S.S. (87)Archbishop Joseph Pierre Aimé Marie Doré, P.S.S. (87)
(1997.10.23 – 2006.08.25)

Archbishop emeritus of Strasbourg (France)

À cause de Jésus

Born:1936.09.26 (Le Grand-Auverné, France)
Ordained Priest:1961.12.23
Consecrated Bishop:1997.11.23

Archbishop of Strasbourg (France) (1997.10.23 – 2006.08.25)

Apostolic Administrator of Strasbourg (France) (2006.08.25 – 2007.04.21)

Archbishop Charles-Amarin Brand
(1988.06.01 – 1997.10.23)

In nexu communionis

Born:1920.06.27 (France)
Ordained Priest:1943.07.11
Consecrated Bishop:1972.02.13
Died:2013.03.31 († 92)

Auxiliary Bishop of Fréjus–Toulon (France) (1971.12.28 – 1976.11.18)

Titular Bishop of Uthina (1971.12.28 – 1981.07.30)

Auxiliary Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1976.11.18 – 1981.07.30)

Archbishop of Monaco (Monaco) (1981.07.30 – 1984.07.16)

Archbishop-Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1984.07.16 – 1988.06.01)

Vice-President of Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Community (1986 – 1990)

Archbishop of Strasbourg (France) (1988.06.01 – 1997.10.23)

President of Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Community (1990 – 1993)

Bishops of Strasbourg (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Charles-Amarin Brand
(1984.07.16 – 1988.06.01)

(see above)

Bishop Léon-Arthur-Auguste Elchinger
(1966.12.30 – 1984.07.16)

Veritas et vita

Born:1908.07.02 (France)
Ordained Priest:1931.04.04
Consecrated Bishop:1958.01.16
Died:1998.06.27 († 89)

Titular Bishop of Antandrus (1957.10.26 – 1966.12.30)

Coadjutor Bishop of Strasbourg (France) ([1957.05.17] 1957.10.26 – 1966.12.30)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1966.12.30 – 1984.07.16)

Archbishop Jean-Julien Weber, P.S.S.
(1945.08.29 – 1966.12.30)

Utrique fidelis

Born:1888.02.13 (France)
Ordained Priest:1912.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1945.06.29
Died:1981.02.13 († 93)

Titular Bishop of Messene (1945.06.01 – 1945.08.29)

Coadjutor Bishop of Strasbourg (France) ([1945.05.19] 1945.06.01 – 1945.08.29)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1945.08.29 – 1966.12.30)

Archbishop ad personam (1962.03.25 – 1966.12.30)

Bishop Charles-Joseph-Eugène Ruch
(1919.08.01 – 1945.08.29)

Besognons et Dieu besognera

Born:1873.09.24 (France)
Ordained Priest:1897.07.11
Consecrated Bishop:1913.07.16
Died:1945.08.29 († 71)

Titular Bishop of Gerasa (1913.06.14 – 1918.10.20)

Coadjutor Bishop of Nancy (France) (1913.06.14 – 1918.10.20)

Bishop of Nancy (France) (1918.10.20 – 1919.04.23)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) ([1919.04.23] 1919.08.01 – 1945.08.29)

Bishop Adolf Fritzen (later Archbishop)
(1891.06.01 – 1919.07.31)

Born:1838.08.10 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1862.08.16
Consecrated Bishop:1891.07.21
Died:1919.09.07 († 81)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) ([1891.01.24] 1891.06.01 – 1919.07.31)

Titular Archbishop of Mocissus (1919.07.31 – 1919.09.07)

Bishop Pierre-Paul Stumpf
(1887.11.17 – 1890.08.10)

Born:1822.09.21
Ordained Priest:1847.12.18
Consecrated Bishop:1881.08.24
Died:1890.08.10 († 67)

Titular Bishop of Cæsaropolis (1881.05.13 – 1887.11.17)

Coadjutor Bishop of Strasbourg (France) ([1881.04.09] 1881.05.13 – 1887.11.17)

Apostolic Administrator of Strasbourg (France) (1883.02.25 – 1887.11.17)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1887.11.17 – 1890.08.10)

Bishop Pierre-Paul Stumpf
(Apostolic Administrator 1883.02.25 – 1887.11.17)

Bishop Andreas Räß
(1842.08.27 – 1887.11.17)

Born:1794.04.06 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1816.08.31
Consecrated Bishop:1841.02.14
Died:1887.11.17 († 93)

Titular Bishop of Rhodiopolis (1840.12.14 – 1842.08.27)

Coadjutor Bishop of Strasbourg (France) ([1840.08.05] 1840.12.14 – 1842.08.27)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1842.08.27 – 1887.11.17)

Bishop Jean-François-Marie Le Pappe de Trévern
(1827.04.09 – 1842.08.27)

Born:1754.10.22 (France)
Ordained Priest:1784
Consecrated Bishop:1823.07.13
Died:1842.08.27 († 87)

Bishop of Aire (France) ([1823.01.13] 1823.05.16 – 1827.04.09)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) ([1826.12.13] 1827.04.09 – 1842.08.27)

Bishop Claude-Marie-Paul Tharin
(1823.11.24 – 1826.11.16)

Born:1787.10.24 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1824.01.18
Died:1843.06.14 († 55)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) ([1823.08.23] 1823.11.24 – 1826.11.16)

Archbishop Gustave-Maximilian-Just de Croÿ-Solre (later Cardinal)
(1819.08.23 – 1823.11.17)

Born:1773.09.12 (Cambrai, France)
Ordained Priest:1797.11.03
Consecrated Bishop:1820.01.09
Created Cardinal:1825.03.21
Died:1844.01.01 (Rouen, France † 70)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) ([1817.08.08] 1819.08.23 – 1823.11.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rouen (France) ([1823.07.04] 1823.11.17 – 1844.01.01)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Sabina (1829.05.21 – 1844.01.01)

Bishop Jean-Pierre Saurine
(1802.04.29 – 1813.05.07)

Born:1733.03.10
Consecrated Bishop:1791.02.27
Died:1813.05.07 († 80)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) ([1802.04.09] 1802.04.29 – 1813.05.07)

Cardinal Louis-René-Eduard de Rohan-Guéménée
(1779.03.11 – 1801.11.29)

Born:1734.09.25 (France)
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:1760.05.18
Created Cardinal:1778.06.01
Died:1803.02.16 († 68)

Titular Bishop of Canopus (1760.03.24 – 1778.06.01)

Coadjutor Bishop of Strasbourg (France) ([1759.11.22] 1760.03.24 – 1779.03.11)

Cardinal-Priest with no Title assigned (1778.06.01 – 1803.02.16)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1779.03.11 – 1801.11.29)

Cardinal Louis-César-Constantin de Rohan-Guéménée-Montbazon
(1756.09.23 – 1779.03.11)

Born:1697.03.24 (France)
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:1757.03.16
Created Cardinal:1761.11.23
Died:1779.03.11 († 81)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1756.09.23 – 1779.03.11)

Cardinal-Priest with no Title assigned (1761.11.23 – 1779.03.11)

Cardinal Armand de Rohan-Soubise-Ventadour
(1749.07.19 – 1756.06.28)

Born:1717.12.01 (France)
Ordained Priest:1741.12.23
Consecrated Bishop:1742
Created Cardinal:1747.04.10
Died:1756.06.28 († 38)

Coadjutor Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1742.05.21 – 1749.07.19)

Coadjutor Bishop of Ptolemais (1742.07.30 – 1747.04.10)

Cardinal-Priest with no Title assigned (1747.04.10 – 1756.06.28)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1749.07.19 – 1756.06.28)

Cardinal Armand Gaston Maximilien de Rohan de Soubise
(1704.04.09 – 1749.07.16)

Born:1674.06.26 (France)
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:1701.06.26
Created Cardinal:1712.05.18
Died:1749.07.16 († 75)

Titular Bishop of Tiberias (1701.04.18 – 1704.04.09)

Coadjutor Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1701.04.18 – 1704.04.09)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1704.04.09 – 1749.07.16)

Cardinal-Priest of SS. Trinità al Monte Pincio (1721.06.16 – 1749.07.16)

Cardinal Wilhelm Egon von Fürstenberg
(1683.01.11 – 1704.04.10)

Born:1629.12.02 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:1683
Created Cardinal:1686.09.02
Died:1704.04.10 († 74)

Bishop of Metz (France) (1663.09.28 – 1668)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) ([1682.06.08] 1683.01.11 – 1704.04.10)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Köln (Germany) (1687 – 1688)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Onofrio (1689.11.14 – 1704.04.10)

Bishop François-Egon von Fürstenberg (Franz Egon)
(1663.01.19 – 1682.04.01)

Born:1625 (Germany)
Died:1682.04.01 († 56)

Bishop of Metz (France) (1658 – 1663.01.19)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1663.01.19 – 1682.04.01)

Fr. Leopold Wilhelm Erzherzog von Österreich
(1626.10.10 – 1662.11.02)

Born:1614.01.06 (Germany)
Died:1662.11.02 († 48)

Bishop of Passau (Germany) ([1625.11.08] 1626.02.01 – 1662.11.02)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1626.10.10 – 1662.11.02)

Bishop of Halberstadt (Germany) (1627.12.24 – 1648)

Bishop of Olomouc (Czechia) ([1637.11.16] 1638.09.28 – 1662.11.02)

Bishop of Wrocław (Poland) (1656.01.21 – 1662.11.02)

Mr. Léopold d’Autriche-Tyrol
(1607.11.24 – 1626.04.19)

Born:1586
Died:1632 († 46)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1607.11.24 – 1626.04.19)

Cardinal Charles de Lorraine-Vaudémont
(1604 – 1607.11.24)

Born:1567.07.01 (France)
Ordained Priest:
Created Cardinal:1589.12.20
Died:1607.11.24 († 40)

Bishop of Metz (France) (1578.07.18 – 1607.11.24)

Cardinal-Deacon of S. Agata alla Suburra (1591.04.05 – 1607.11.24)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1604 – 1607.11.24)

Mr. Jean Georges de Brandebourg
(Apostolic Administrator 1592 – 1604)

Bishop Jean de Manderscheid
(1568 – 1592.04.22)

Died:1592.04.22

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1568 – 1592.04.22)

Bishop Érasme de Limbourg
(1541 – 1568.11.27)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1541 – 1568.11.27)

Bishop Guillaume de Hohnstein
(1506 – 1541.06.29)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1506 – 1541.06.29)

Bishop Albert de Bavière (Calberto del Palatinato-Mosbach)
(1478 – 1506.08.20)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1478 – 1506.08.20)

Bishop Robert de Bavière
(1440 – 1478.10.18)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1440 – 1478.10.18)

Bishop Corrado di Busnang
(1439 – 1440.11.11)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1439 – 1440.11.11)

Bishop Guillaume de Diest
(1394 – 1439.10.06)

Ordained Priest:1417
Consecrated Bishop:1420
Died:1439.10.06

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1394 – 1439.10.06)

Fr. Burcardo di Lützelstein
(1393 – 1394)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1393 – 1394)

Fr. Ludovico di Thierstein
(1393 – 1393 not possessed)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1393 – 1393 not possessed)

Bishop Frederik van Blankenheim (Frédéric de Blankenheim)
(1375.07.05 – 1393.07.07)

Died:1423.10.10

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1375.07.05 – 1393.07.07)

Bishop of Basel (Switzerland) (1391.10.13 – 1393.07.07)

Bishop of Utrecht (Netherlands) (1393.07.07 – 1423.10.10)

Bishop Lamprecht von Brunn
(1371.04.28 – 1374.04.20)

Bishop of Brixen (Italy) (1364.01.27 – 1364.02.14 not possessed)

Bishop of Speyer (Germany) (1364.02.14 – 1371.04.28)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1371.04.28 – 1374.04.20)

Bishop of Bamberg (Germany) (1374.04.28 – 1398)

Bishop Jean de Luxembourg-Ligny
(1366 – 1371.04.04)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1366 – 1371.04.04)

Bishop Jean de Lichtenberg
(1353 – 1365.09.14)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1353 – 1365.09.14)

Bishop Berthold de Bucheck, O.T.
(1328.11.28 – 1353.11.25)

Bishop of Speyer (Germany) (1328.05.07 – 1328.11.28)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1328.11.28 – 1353.11.25)

Bishop Jean de Dirpheim
(1306.02.18 – 1328.11.06)

Died:1328.11.06

Bishop of Eichstätt (Germany) (1305.09.23 – 1306.02.18)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1306.02.18 – 1328.11.06)

Bishop Frédéric de Lichtenberg
(1299 – 1306.12.20)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1299 – 1306.12.20)

Fr. Conrad de Lichtenberg
(1273 – 1299.08.01)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1273 – 1299.08.01)

Bishop Henri de Geroldseck
(1263 – 1273)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1263 – 1273)

Bishop Gautier de Geroldseck
(1260 – 1263.02.12)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1260 – 1263.02.12)

Bishop Henri de Stahleck
(1245 – 1260.03.04)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1245 – 1260.03.04)

Bishop Berthold de Teck
(1223 – 1244)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1223 – 1244)

Bishop Henri de Veringen
(1202 – 1223.03.11)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1202 – 1223.03.11)

Bishop Conrad de Hunebourg
(1190 – 1202.11.03)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1190 – 1202.11.03)

Bishop Henri de Hasebourg
(1181 – 1190.03.25)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1181 – 1190.03.25)

Fr. Conrad de Geroldseck
(1179 – 1180.12.21)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1179 – 1180.12.21)

Bishop Rodolphe
(1162 – 1179)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1162 – 1179)

Bishop Burchard
(1141 – 1162.07.10)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1141 – 1162.07.10)

Bishop Gebhard
(1131 – 1141)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1131 – 1141)

Bishop Bruno de Hohenberg
(1129 – 1131.03.22)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1129 – 1131.03.22)

Bishop Eberhard
(1126 – 1127)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1126 – 1127)

Bishop Brunon
(1123 – 1126)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1123 – 1126)

Bishop Cunon
(1100 – 1123)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1100 – 1123)

Bishop Balduin (Baldovino)
(1100 – 1100)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1100 – 1100)

Bishop Otton de Hohenstaufen (Otto von Büren)
(1085 – 1100.08.03)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1085 – 1100.08.03)

Bishop Thiepald (Teobaldo)
(1079 – 1084)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1079 – 1084)

Bishop Werner (Werner von Achalm)
(1065 – 1079)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1065 – 1079)

Bishop Hermann (Wizelin)
(1048 – 1065.01.15)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1048 – 1065.01.15)

Bishop Guillaume (Guglielmo)
(1029 – 1047.11.07)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1029 – 1047.11.07)

Bishop Werner de Bavière (Werner d’Asburgo)
(1002 – 1028.10.28)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (1002 – 1028.10.28)

Bishop Amawich (Alavico)
(999 – 1001.02.03)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (999 – 1001.02.03)

Saint Bishop Florent de Strasbourg
(678 – 693)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (678 – 693)

Bishop.

Saint Bishop Arbogast de Strasbourg
(? – 678)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (? – 678)

Bishop.

Saint Bishop Amandus de Strasbourg
(346 – 359)

Bishop of Strasbourg (France) (346 – 359)

Bishop.

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Belfort–Montbéliard (↙), Saint-Dié (↙), Metz (↖), Speyer (↑), Freiburg im Breisgau (→), Basel (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 8,280 km²

Population: 1,388,000 Catholics (72.9% of 1,903,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 767 parishes

Personnel: 484 priests (328 diocesan, 156 religious), 88 deacons, 917 religious (201 brothers, 716 sisters), 21 seminarians

Population

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