- Category : 1946-births
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : Split - Small (6,22,36,42,58)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX The Sleeping Phoenix 1
French bishop, who was named by Pope John Paul II as Bishop of Versailles on 11 January 2001.
He received the sacrament of Holy Orders and was incardinated in the clergy of the Archdiocese of Paris on 2 July 1971.
On 12 July 1996 he was named by Pope John Paul II as Titular Bishop of Malliana and appointed as an auxiliary bishop in Paris. He was consecrated by the Archbishop of Paris, Cardinal Jean-Marie Lustiger, on 11 October of the same year. The co-consecrators were the Secretary for Relations with States in the Vatican Secretariat of State, Archbishop Jean-Louis Tauran, and the Auxiliary Bishop of Paris, André Vingt-Trois.