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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
22 May 201558.1AppointedJean-Louis Marie BalsaBishop of Viviers
75.1RetiredFrançois Marie Joseph Pascal Louis BlondelBishop of ViviersBishop Emeritus
23 May 201571.0AppointedPaul Jacques Marie Desfarges, S.J.Apostolic Administrator of Alger, AlgeriaBishop of Constantine (-Hippone), Algeria
3 Jul 201562.5InstalledLaurent Marie Bernard DogninBishop of Quimper [Cornouailles](-Léon)
76.6CeasedPhilippe Jean Marie Joseph GueneleyApostolic Administrator of Quimper [Cornouailles](-Léon)Bishop Emeritus of Langres
10 Jul 201575.4RetiredJean-Charles Marie DescubesArchbishop of RouenArchbishop Emeritus
57.7AppointedDominique Julien Claude Marie LebrunArchbishop of Rouen
12 Jul 201549.4Ordained BishopDominique Marie Joseph Blanchet, Ist. del PradoBishop of Belfort-Montbéliard
15 Jul 201548.6AppointedLaurent Michel CamiadeBishop of Cahors
24 Jul 201580.6SelectedGrégoire Pierre XX (Krikor) Ghabroyan, I.C.P.B.Patriarch of Cilicia (Armenian), Lebanon
25 Jul 201580.6ConfirmedGrégoire Pierre XX (Krikor) Ghabroyan, I.C.P.B.Patriarch of Cilicia (Armenian), Lebanon
5 Sep 201577.2RetiredGuy André Dominique Marie Chevalier, SS.CC.Bishop of Taiohae o Tefenuaenata, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania)Bishop Emeritus
12 Sep 201558.4Ordained BishopJean-Louis Marie BalsaBishop of Viviers
4 Oct 201548.8Ordained BishopLaurent Michel CamiadeBishop of Cahors
9 Oct 201557.9InstalledDominique Julien Claude Marie LebrunArchbishop of Rouen
24 Oct 201588.2DiedGaston Élie Poulain, P.S.S. †Bishop Emeritus of Périgueux (-Sarlat)
30 Oct 201557.5AppointedRenauld Marie François Dupont de DinechinBishop of Soissons (-Laon-Saint-Quentin)
9 Nov 201575.4RetiredClaude Jean Pierre DagensBishop of AngoulêmeBishop Emeritus
59.5AppointedHervé Marie Michel GosselinBishop of Angoulême
20 Dec 201557.7InstalledRenauld Marie François Dupont de DinechinBishop of Soissons (-Laon-Saint-Quentin)
83.1CeasedDaniel Camille Victor Marie LabilleApostolic Administrator of Soissons (-Laon-Saint-Quentin)Bishop Emeritus of Créteil
23 Dec 201575.5RetiredGilbert Marcel Henri LouisBishop of ChâlonsBishop Emeritus
50.6AppointedFrançois Marie Pierre TouvetBishop of Châlons
9 Jan 201694.3DiedPaul-Marie François Rousset, Ist. del Prado †Bishop Emeritus of Saint-Etienne
10 Jan 201659.7Ordained BishopHervé Marie Michel GosselinBishop of Angoulême
28 Jan 201680.4DiedEmile Jean Marie Henri Joseph Destombes, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Phnom-Penh, Cambodia
28 Feb 201650.7Ordained BishopFrançois Marie Pierre TouvetBishop of Châlons
9 Mar 201662.7AppointedGeorges Colomb, M.E.P.Bishop of La Rochelle (-Saintes)
75.7RetiredBernard HoussetBishop of La Rochelle (-Saintes)Bishop Emeritus
17 Mar 201672.0ResignedHippolyte Louis Jean SimonArchbishop of ClermontArchbishop Emeritus
12 Apr 201670.2AppointedChristophe Louis Yves Georges PierreApostolic Nuncio to United States of America
14 Apr 201649.4AppointedBertrand Didier Marie Joseph LacombeAuxiliary Bishop of Bordeaux (-Bazas)Auxiliary Bishop-Elect
49.4AppointedBertrand Didier Marie Joseph LacombeTitular Bishop of Saint-PapoulAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Bordeaux (-Bazas)
16 Apr 201675.9RetiredLouis Pelâtre, A.A.Vicar Apostolic of Istanbul, TurkeyVicar Apostolic Emeritus
75.9RetiredLouis Pelâtre, A.A.Apostolic Administrator of Istanbul (Constantinople) (Greek), TurkeyVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Istanbul, Turkey
5 May 201662.8Ordained BishopGeorges Colomb, M.E.P.Bishop of La Rochelle (-Saintes)
18 May 201651.8AppointedSylvain Jean-Luc BatailleBishop of Saint-EtienneBishop-Elect
12 Jun 201649.6Ordained BishopBertrand Didier Marie Joseph LacombeTitular Bishop of Saint-PapoulAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Bordeaux (-Bazas)
3 Jul 201651.9Ordained BishopSylvain Jean-Luc BatailleBishop of Saint-EtienneBishop-Elect
4 Jul 201651.9InstalledSylvain Jean-Luc BatailleBishop of Saint-EtienneBishop-Elect

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