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Bishop Edouard Louis Antoine Leys, M. Afr. †

Deceased

Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Kivu

Titular Bishop of Uzalis


Events

DateAgeEventTitle
5 Jul 1889BornBruges, Belgium
27 Jun 191425.0Ordained PriestPriest of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers)
19 Dec 192940.5AppointedVicar Apostolic of Kivu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
19 Dec 192940.5AppointedTitular Bishop of Uzalis
21 Apr 193040.8Ordained BishopTitular Bishop of Uzalis
Aug 1944³55.1ResignedVicar Apostolic of Kivu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
10 Aug 194556.1DiedVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Kivu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)

Note(s): ³ Day Uncertain

MicroData Summary for Edouard Louis Antoine Leys:
Bishop Edouard Louis Antoine Leys M. Afr. (born , died ) Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Kivu

  • a priest for 31.1 years
  • a bishop for 15.3 years
Episcopal Lineage / Apostolic Succession:

Source(s):
  • b: Annuario Pontificio, Year 1941
  • b: Annuario Pontificio, Year 1946
  • op/ob/c2: Annuaire Pontifical Catholique, Year 1932
  • b/c2+: Revue des Ordinations Épiscopales, Issue 1930, Number 18

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