Jean Orchampt

His Excellency

Jean Pierre Marie Orchampt
Bishop Emeritus of Angers
ChurchRoman Catholic Church
SeeRoman Catholic Diocese of Angers
In office1974 - 2000
PredecessorHenri-Louis-Marie Mazerat
SuccessorJean-Louis Bruguès, O.P.
Ordination29 June 1948
Consecration18 September 1971
by Marc-Armand Lallier
Personal details
Born9 December 1923 (age 97)
Vesoul, France
Previous post(s)Auxiliary Bishop of Montpellier (1971-1974)

Jean Pierre Marie Orchampt (born 9 December 1923) is a French Prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. At age 97, he is the oldest living bishop from France.

Orchampt was born in Vesoul, France and was ordained a priest on 29 June 1948. Orchampt was appointed auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Montpellier as well as titular bishop of Aquae in Mauretania on 14 June 1971 and consecrated on 18 September 1971. Orchampt was appointed bishop of Diocese of Angers on 5 July 1974 and remained at this post until his retirement on 20 March 2000.

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Categories: 1923 births | Living people | 20th-century Roman Catholic bishops in France | Bishops of Angers | People from Vesoul | French Roman Catholic bishop stubs

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