Pierre Veuillot

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His Eminence
Pierre Marie Joseph Veuillot
Cardinal, Archbishop of Paris
Church Roman Catholic
Archdiocese Paris
Installed 1 December 1966
Term ended 14 February 1968
Predecessor Maurice Feltin
Successor François Marty
Other posts Cardinal-Priest of San Luigi dei Francesi
Bishop of France, Faithful of Eastern Rites
Orders
Ordination 26 March 1939
Consecration 1 July 1959
by Maurice Feltin
Created Cardinal 26 June 1967
by Paul VI
Rank Cardinal
Personal details
Born (1913-01-05)5 January 1913
Paris France
Died 14 February 1968(1968-02-14) (aged 55)
Paris France
Buried Notre Dame de Paris
Nationality French
Previous post Bishop of Angers (1959-1961)
Coadjutor Archbishop of Paris (1961-1966)
Coat of arms
Styles of
Pierre Veuillot
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Reference style His Eminence
Spoken style Your Eminence
Informal style Cardinal
See Paris

Pierre Marie Joseph Veuillot (5 January 1913 – 14 February 1968) was a Roman Catholic Cardinal and Archbishop of Paris.

Life[edit]

He was ordained on 26 March 1939 in Paris. He served as a member of the parochial clergy until 1942, when he went to work in the Vatican Secretariat of State. In 1959 Pope John XXIII appointed him Bishop of Angers. He remained in Angers until 12 June 1961, when he was appointed Coadjutor Archbishop of Paris with the titular see of Constantia in Thracia. He succeeded as Archbishop of Paris on 1 December 1966. He was created and proclaimed Cardinal-Priest of San Luigi dei Francesi by Pope Paul VI on 26 June 1967. He died suddenly of leukemia on 14 February 1968 at the age of 55, having been a cardinal for only 6 months.

Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Maurice Feltin
Archbishop of Paris
1 December 1966 – 14 February 1968
Succeeded by
François Marty