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Grégoire-Pierre XV (François) Cardinal Agagianian


Patriarch Emeritus of Cilicia (Armenian), Lebanon

Cardinal-Bishop of Albano

President of the Pontifical Commission for the Redaction of the Code of Oriental Canon Law


18 Sep 1895Born
23 Dec 191722.2Ordained PriestPriest
11 Jul 193539.8AppointedTitular Bishop of Comana Armeniae
21 Jul 193539.8Ordained BishopTitular Bishop of Comana Armeniae
30 Nov 193742.1ElectedPatriarch of Cilicia (Armenian), Lebanon
30 Nov 193742.1ElectedBishop of Beirut {Bairut} (Armenian), Lebanon
13 Dec 193742.2ConfirmedPatriarch of Cilicia (Armenian), Lebanon
13 Dec 193742.2ConfirmedBishop of Beirut {Bairut} (Armenian), Lebanon
18 Feb 194650.4Elevated to Cardinal
22 Feb 194650.4AppointedCardinal-Priest of San Bartolomeo all’Isola
2 Jul 195559.7AppointedPresident of the Pontifical Commission for the Redaction of the Code of Oriental Canon Law
18 Jun 195862.7AppointedPro-Prefect of the Congregation for Propagation of the Faith
18 Jul 196064.8AppointedPrefect of the Congregation for Propagation of the Faith
25 Aug 196266.9ResignedPatriarch of Cilicia (Armenian), Lebanon
25 Aug 196266.9ResignedBishop of Beirut {Bairut} (Armenian), Lebanon
19 Oct 197075.0RetiredPrefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples
22 Oct 197075.0AppointedCardinal-Bishop of Albano
16 May 197175.6DiedPatriarch Emeritus of Cilicia (Armenian), Lebanon

MicroData Summary for Grégoire-Pierre XV (François) Agagianian
(VIAF: 27058725; WikiData: Q718577)
Grégoire-Pierre XV (François) Cardinal Agagianian (born , died ) Patriarch Emeritus of Cilicia

Birth PlaceAkhaltzikhe
Ordained BishopSan Nicola da Tolentino, Church, Roma, Diocese of Roma {Rome}, Italy
Death PlaceRoma, Diocese of Roma {Rome}, Italy

  • a priest for 53.3 years
  • a bishop for 35.8 years
  • a cardinal for 25.2 years
Episcopal Lineage / Apostolic Succession:

  • b/c2+: Les Ordinations Épiscopales, Year 1935, Number 51
  • b: The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church
  • c2: Le Petit Episcopologe, Issue 6, Number 297, Ascendance


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