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Bishop Maurice-Bernard-Benoît-Joseph Despatures, M.E.P. †


Bishop Emeritus of Bangalore, India

Titular Bishop of Benda


4 Jul 1873Born
13 Mar 189723.6Ordained DeaconDeacon of La Société des Missions Etrangères
27 Jun 189723.9Ordained PriestPriest of La Société des Missions Etrangères
21 Jun 192248.9AppointedBishop of Mysore, India
28 Oct 192249.3Ordained BishopBishop of Mysore, India
13 Feb 194066.6AppointedBishop of Bangalore, India
6 Sep 194269.1ResignedBishop of Bangalore, India
6 Sep 194269.1AppointedTitular Bishop of Benda
26 Aug 196390.1DiedBishop Emeritus of Bangalore, India

MicroData Summary for Maurice-Bernard-Benoît-Joseph Despatures
(WikiData: Q64752011)
Bishop Maurice-Bernard-Benoît-Joseph Despatures M.E.P. (born , died ) Bishop Emeritus of Bangalore

Birth PlaceGruson, Archdiocese of Cambrai, France
Ordained DeaconForeign Missions, Chapel, Paris, Archdiocese of Paris, France
Ordained PriestForeign Missions, Chapel, Paris, Archdiocese of Paris, France
Ordained BishopSaint Francis Xavier, Cathedral, Bangalore, Diocese of Bangalore
Death PlaceForeign House Sisters’ House of Lamothe, Seysses, Archdiocese of Toulouse (-Narbonne-Saint Bertrand de Comminges-Rieux), France

  • a priest for 66.1 years
  • a bishop for 40.8 years
Episcopal Lineage / Apostolic Succession:

  • c2+: LC
  • b/c2+: Les Ordinations Épiscopales, Year 1922, Number 67
  • od/c01/loc: AJ, 28 Jul 2022


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