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 Robert Lucien Chapuis

Robert Lucien Chapuis

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Death 8 Mar 2009 (aged 73)
Burial Epron, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France
Memorial ID 35111198 · View Source
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Born in Vescemont, France, on April 4, 1935, Monsignor Robert Lucien Chapuis MEP., was ordained to the priesthood at 27 years of age through the La Société des Missions Etrangères on December 22, 1962.

At the early age of 33, Chapuis was appointed as the First Bishop of the newly erected Diocese of Mananjary in Madagascar, by Pope Paul VI, receiving his episcopal consecration on June 23, 1968, from Archbishop Gilbert Ramanantoanina SJ., assisted by Bishops Jules-Joseph Puset PSS., and Bernard Charles Ratsimamotoana MS.,

The Bishop resigned his office on December 29, 1973, at 38 years of age when he renounced the priesthood, and was succeeded by Msgr. François Xavier Tabao Manjarimanana of the Jesuit Fathers. He died on Sunday, March 8, 2009, aged 73, in Epron, Calvados, where his funeral Mass was celebrated on Wednesday, March 11, at 10.30 am.


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  • Created by: Eman Bonnici
  • Added: 25 Mar 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 35111198
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Lucien Chapuis (4 Apr 1935–8 Mar 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 35111198, citing Cimetière Communal d'Épron, Epron, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France ; Maintained by Eman Bonnici (contributor 46572312) .