Géry Leuliet facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsHis Excellency, The Most Reverend Géry-Jacques-Charles Leuliet
|Bishop Emeritus of Amiens|
|Appointed||14 February 1963|
|Reign ended||15 January 1985|
|Successor||François Jacques Bussini|
|Ordination||8 July 1933|
|Consecration||9 May 1963
by Gérard-Maurice Eugène Huyghe
12 January 1910|
|Died||1 January 2015
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Géry-Jacques-Charles Leuliet (12 January 1910 – 1 January 2015) was a French prelate of the Roman Catholic Church and at the time of his death, was the oldest bishop of the Catholic Church, at 104 years of age.
Leuliet was born in France and was ordained to the priesthood on 8 July 1933 in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Arras. He was appointed Bishop of Amiens on February 14, 1963 and received his episcopal consecration on 9 May 1963. Leuliet retired as the bishop's dean in France on 15 January 1985. Upon the death of Nguyen Van Thien on 13 May 2012 he became the oldest living Roman Catholic bishop. He died 11 days before his 105th birthday on 1 January 2015.
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