Diocese of Namur
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Diocese of Namur
Diocese of Namur

Dioecesis Namurcensis

Diocèse de Namur (French)
Bistum Namur (German)
Bisdom Namen (Dutch)
Cathédrale Saint Aubain vue en hauteur.JPG
Location
CountryBelgium
Ecclesiastical provinceMechelen-Brussels
MetropolitanArchdiocese of Mechelen-Brussels
Statistics
Area8,100 km2 (3,100 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2016)
765,000
500,000 (65.4%)
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
Established12 May 1559
CathedralSt Aubin's Cathedral in Namur, Belgium
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopRémy Vancottem
Metropolitan ArchbishopAndré-Joseph Léonard
Auxiliary BishopsPierre Warin
Map
The Diocese of Namur, coextensive with the two provinces of Namur and Luxembourg
The Diocese of Namur, coextensive with the two provinces of Namur and Luxembourg
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Namur is a diocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church in Belgium.[1] It is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Mechelen-Brussel.[2]

Bishops of Namur

Bishops of the first diocese

Bishops since 1802

  • Claude de Bexon (25 May 1802 - 15 Sep 1803)
  • Joseph Pisani de La Gaude (1803-1828)
  • Nicolas-Alexis Ondenard (1828-1830 )
  • Jean Arnold Barret (15 Apr 1833 - 31 Jul 1835 )
  • Nicolas-Joseph Dehesselle (1 Feb 1836 - 1865 )
  • Victor-Auguste-Isidor Deschamps, C.SS.R. (25 Sep 1865 - 20 Dec 1867 )
  • Théodore-Joseph Gravez (20 Dec 1867 - 1883 Died)
  • Pierre-Lambert Goosens (16 Jul 1883 - 24 Mar 1884 )
  • Édouard-Joseph Belin (27 Mar 1884 - 1892 )
  • Jean-Baptiste Decrolière ( 1892 - 1899 )
  • Thomas Louis Heylen, O. Praem. (23 Oct 1899 - 28 Oct 1941 )
  • André Marie Charue (12 Dec 1941 - 24 Jun 1974 )
  • Robert-Joseph Mathen (24 Jun 1974 - 7 Feb 1991 )
  • Andre-Mutien Leonard (7 Feb 1991 - 18 Jan 2010)
  • Rémy Victor Vancottem (31 May 2010 - )

References

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainHerbermann, Charles, ed. (1913). "article name needed". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton.

External links

Coordinates: 50°27?49?N 4°51?33?E / 50.463583°N 4.859234°E / 50.463583; 4.859234


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