Achille Marie Joseph Glorieux

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Achille Marie Joseph Glorieux
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Reference style The Most Reverend Excellency
Spoken style His Excellency
Religious style Monsignor

Achille Marie Joseph Glorieux (1910–1999) was a French prelate who held diplomatic posts of the Roman Catholic Church.[1]

Born in Roubaix, France on 2 April 1910, he was ordained to the priesthood on 29 June 1934.[1] He was appointed the Secretary of the Pontifical Council for the Laity in 1966.[1] Three years later, he was appointed the Titular Archbishop of Beverlacum[2] and Apostolic Pro-Nuncio to Syria[3] on 19 September 1969. His consecration to the Episcopate took place on 9 November 1969, the principal consecrator was Jean-Marie Villot, Cardinal Secretary of State, and the principal co-consecrators were Alberto Castelli, Titular Archbishop of Rhusium and Adrien-Edmond-Maurice Gand, Bishop of Lille.[1] Archbishop Glorieux was appointed the Apostolic Pro-Nuncio to Egypt on 3 August 1973, and resigned the post in 1984.[4]

He died on 27 September 1999, aged 89.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Archbishop Achille Marie Joseph Glorieux". David M. Cheney. Retrieved 14 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Beverlacum (Titular See)". David M. Cheney. Retrieved 14 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "Nunciature to Syria". David M. Cheney. Retrieved 14 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "Nunciature to Egypt". David M. Cheney. Retrieved 14 August 2011. 
Catholic Church titles
New title Titular Archbishop of Beverlacum
Succeeded by
John Franklin Meldon Hine
as Titular Bishop of Beverlacum
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Raffaele Forni
Apostolic Pro-Nuncio to Syria
Succeeded by
Amelio Poggi
Preceded by
Bruno Bernard Heim
Apostolic Pro-Nuncio to Egypt
Succeeded by
Giovanni Moretti