Louis Le Hunsec

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Louis Le Hunsec, C.S.Sp. (6 January 1878 – 25 December 1954) was Vicar Apostolic of Senegambia (now Senegal) and then titular archbishop of Marcianopolis. From 1926 to 1950, he served as Superior General of the Congregation of the Holy Ghost.

Le Hunsec was born in Ploemeur, France.

He was appointed Vicar Apostolic of Senegambia in 1920, with a titular bishopric (Europus). On 26 July 1926, he was appointed superior general of the Holy Ghost Fathers. In 1945, he became an archbishop. He resigned as superior general of the Holy Ghost Fathers on 26 July 1950. He died four years later.

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  • De Benoist, Joseph Roger (2008). Histoire de l'église catholique du Sénégal du milieu du XVe siècle à l'aube du troisième millénaire (in French). Paris: Karthala. pp. 323–340. 

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Giuseppe di Girolamo
Titular Archbishop of Marcianopolis
24 Feb 1945 – 25 December 1954
Succeeded by
Giovanni Sismondo
Preceded by
Alexandre-Louis-Victor-Aimé Le Roy
Superior General of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit
26 July 1926 – 26 July 1950
Succeeded by
Francis Griffin