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Sep 18, 1951 Montreal, Quebec, Canada 72 years old

Canadian Roman Catholic archbishop


About Christian Lépine

  • Christian Lépine (French pronunciation: ?[k?istj?~ lepin]); born 18 September 1951) has been Archbishop of Montreal since 20 March 2012.Before entering the seminary, Lépine studied at the Collège Militaire Royal de St-Jean and École Polytechnique de Montréal.
  • He was ordained a priest on 7 September 1983.
  • He studied theology at the Université de Montréal and philosophy at the Gregorian University in Rome from 1986 to 1989.
  • He served as secretary to Cardinal Jean-Claude Turcotte from 1996 until going in 1998 to work at the Secretariat of State and later at the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments.
  • From 2001 to 2006 he was a member of the formation staff of the major seminary in Montreal, before becoming pastor of Notre-Dame-des-Champs and Purification-de-la-Vierge-Marie-Bienheureuse. On 11 July 2011, he was named Auxiliary Bishop of Montreal and Titular Bishop of Zabi, and on 10 September he was consecrated by Cardinal Turcotte.
  • He served as Episcopal Vicar to Family and Youth.On 20 March 2012, less than a year later, he was appointed to succeed Cardinal Turcotte, who had reached the age of retirement the previous year, and at an 8 a.m.
  • meeting of the College of Consultors on the same day he took canonical possession of the see.
  • A public installation took place on 27 April 2012.

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