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Albert Florent Augustin Cardinal Decourtray


Archbishop of Lyon (-Vienne), France

Cardinal-Priest of Santissima Trinità al Monte Pincio


9 Apr 1923Born
29 Jun 194724.2Ordained PriestPriest of Lille, France
27 May 197148.1AppointedAuxiliary Bishop of Dijon, France
27 May 197148.1AppointedTitular Bishop of Hippo Diarrhytus
3 Jul 197148.2Ordained BishopTitular Bishop of Hippo Diarrhytus
22 Apr 197451.0AppointedBishop of Dijon, France
29 Oct 198158.5AppointedArchbishop of Lyon (-Vienne), France
23 Apr 198259.0AppointedPrelate of Mission de France o Pontigny, France
25 May 198562.1Elevated to Cardinal
25 May 198562.1AppointedCardinal-Priest of Santissima Trinità al Monte Pincio
1 Oct 198865.4ResignedPrelate of Mission de France o Pontigny, France
16 Sep 199471.4DiedArchbishop of Lyon (-Vienne), France

MicroData Summary for Albert Florent Augustin Decourtray (VIAF: 31995261)
Albert Florent Augustin Cardinal Decourtray (born , died ) Archbishop of Lyon (-Vienne)

Birth PlaceL’Amiteuse, Wattignies, Diocese of Lille
Ordained PriestLille, Diocese of Lille
Ordained BishopCathedral, Lille, Diocese of Lille
Death PlaceLouis Pradel, Hospital, Bron, Archdiocese of Lyon (-Vienne)
Buried Place (Original)Cathedral, Lyon, Archdiocese of Lyon (-Vienne)

  • a priest for 47.2 years
  • a bishop for 23.2 years
  • a cardinal for 9.3 years
Episcopal Lineage / Apostolic Succession:

  • ob/c2/d: Le Petit Episcopologe, Issue 139
  • d: Le Petit Episcopologe, Issue 141, Necrology (back)
  • Le Petit Episcopologe, Issue 15, Number 788


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