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Bishop Victor Roelens, M. Afr. †

Deceased

Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Baudouinville

Titular Bishop of Girba


Events

DateAgeEventTitle
21 Jul 1858BornArdoye, Belgium
8 Sep 188426.1Ordained PriestPriest of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers)
30 Mar 189536.7AppointedVicar Apostolic of Upper Congo {Congo Superiore}, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
30 Mar 189536.7AppointedTitular Bishop of Girba
10 May 189637.8Ordained BishopTitular Bishop of Girba
22 Sep 194183.2RetiredVicar Apostolic of Baudouinville, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
25 Aug 194789.1DiedVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Baudouinville, Congo (Dem. Rep.)

MicroData Summary for Victor Roelens:
Bishop Victor Roelens M. Afr. (born , died ) Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Baudouinville

  • a priest for 63.0 years
  • a bishop for 51.3 years
Episcopal Lineage / Apostolic Succession:

Source(s):
  • op/c2: Annuaire Pontifical Catholique, Year 1932
  • b/c2: Hierarchia Catholica Medii et Recentioris Aevi, Volume 8, Page 286

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