Géry Leuliet

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His Excellency, The Most Reverend
Géry-Jacques-Charles Leuliet
Bishop Emeritus of Amiens
Diocese Amiens
See Amiens
Appointed 14 February 1963
Term ended 15 January 1985
Predecessor René-Louis-Marie Stourm
Successor François Jacques Bussini
Orders
Ordination 8 July 1933
Consecration 9 May 1963
by Gérard-Maurice Eugène Huyghe
Personal details
Born (1910-01-12)12 January 1910
Richebourg-l'Avoué, France
Died 1 January 2015(2015-01-01) (aged 104)
Arras, France
Nationality French
Denomination Roman Catholic
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Géry-Jacques-Charles Leuliet (12 January 1910 – 1 January 2015) was a French prelate of the Roman Catholic Church and at the time of his death, was the oldest bishop of the Catholic Church, at 104 years of age.

Leuliet was born in France and was ordained to the priesthood on July 8, 1933, in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Arras. He was appointed Bishop of Amiens on February 14, 1963 and received his episcopal consecration on May 9, 1963. Leuliet retired as the bishop's dean in France on January 15, 1985 and turned 100 on January 12, 2010. Upon the death of Nguyen Van Thien on May 13, 2012, he became the oldest living Roman Catholic bishop.[1] He died 11 days before his 105th birthday on 1 January 2015.[2]

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  1. ^ Mgr Gery Leuliet, doyen de l'épiscopat mondial, La Croix, May 15, 2012
  2. ^ Décès de Mgr Géry Leuliet, doyen de l’épiscopat mondial, January 2, 2015

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