Yves Marie Monot

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Yves Marie Monot, C.S.Sp. (born May 29, 1944) is the current bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Ouesso in the Republic of the Congo.

Biography[edit]

Yves Marie Monot was born on May 29, 1944 in Pont-l'Abbé, France.[1] He was professed as a member of the Holy Ghost Fathers on September 8, 1963.[1] He was ordained a priest for the Spiritans on July 9, 1972.[2] After his ordination, he continued studies in science and theology at the Institut Catholique de Paris.[3]

Upon the resignation of Bishop Hervé Itoua on April 22, 2006, Monot was appointed apostolic administrator of the diocese of Ouesso.[2] He held this position until he was appointed bishop of Ouesso on June 14, 2008.[2] Monot was consecrated bishop of the diocese on September 7, 2008 by Cardinal Ivan Dias.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Cheney, David M (10 February 2010). "Bishop Yves Maria Monot, C.S.Sp." Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 27 December 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c d Chow, Gabriel (November 27, 2010). "Diocese of Ouesso". GCatholic.org. Retrieved 27 December 2010. 
  3. ^ "Rép. du Congo: Mgr Yves Marie Monot nouvel évêque de Ouesso". Catholique.org (in French). 16 June 2008. Retrieved 27 December 2010.