|The Most Reverend|
|Archbishop of Gatineau|
|Church||Roman Catholic Church|
|See||Archdiocese of Gatineau|
|Ordination||July 2, 1982|
March 14, 1997|
by Jean-Louis Plouffe
May 28, 1954|
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
|Previous post||Bishop of Alexandria-Cornwall|
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Life and career
Pope John Paul II appointed Durocher Auxiliary Bishop of Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, on January 20, 1997, and designated him as the titular bishop of Ausuaga. Durocher's episcopal consecration took place on March 14, 1997, with Bishop Jean-Louis Plouffe as the principal consecrator.
On April 27, 2002, Durocher was appointed Bishop of Alexandria-Cornwall, Ontario.
On October 12, 2011, Pope Benedict XVI appointed Durocher as Archbishop of Gatineau, Quebec. Archbishop Durocher was installed on November 30, 2011. He participated in the Third Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, where he advocated the ordination of women to the diaconate.
- "Archbishop Paul-André Durocher". Catholic Hierarchy. Retrieved August 31, 2012.
- "Third Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops (5-19 October 2014): List of Participants". September 9, 2014. Retrieved 2014-10-18.
- http://ncronline.org/news/vatican/archbishop-synod-should-reflect-possibly-allowing-female-deacons. Missing or empty
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