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He was ordained on 23 December 1865 in Angers. After his ordination he served as the vicar in the parish of Saint-Lambert, Angers and was chaplain of the church of San Luigi dei Francesi in Rome from 1873 until 1875. He was then moved to pastoral work in the diocese of Angers from 1875 until 1887.
He was created Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria Nuova by Pope Pius X in the consistory of 16 December 1907. As a cardinal elector, he participated in the conclaves of 1914 that elected Pope Benedict XV and of 1922 that elected Pope Pius XI. During World War I he symbolised the victims of the German attack when, in spite of the destruction of his cathedral, he remained in Reims until April 1918. He died in 1930.
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|Archbishop of Reims
21 February 1906 – 28 May 1930
Emmanuel Célestin Suhard