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.


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]


  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.