Paul-Marie François Rousset

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His Excellency
Paul-Marie François Rousset, Ist. del Prado
Bishop Emeritus of Saint-Étienne
Church Roman Catholic Church
See Diocese of Saint-Étienne
In office 1971 - 1987
Predecessor none
Successor Pierre Jacques Joatton
Ordination February 24, 1945
Personal details
Born (1921-08-27)August 27, 1921
Grièges, France
Died January 9, 2016(2016-01-09) (aged 94)
Bourg-en-Bresse, Ain, France

Paul-Marie François Rousset, Ist. del Prado (August 27, 1921 – January 9, 2016), was a French prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.

Rousset was born in Grièges and was ordained a priest on February 24, 1945 from the religious order of Ist. del Prado. Rousset was appointed titular bishop of the Utimma as well as auxiliary archbishop of the Archdiocese of Lyon on January 24, 1966. He was ordained a bishop on March 6, 1966. Rousset was appointed bishop of Saint-Étienne on February 23, 1971 and resigned from the diocese on September 28, 1987. He died on January 9, 2016.[1]


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