Family tree of Albert DECOURTRAY

Bishop, cardinal

FrenchBorn Albert Florent Augustin DECOURTRAY

French Roman Catholic Cardinal and Archbishop of Lyon

Born on April 9, 1923 in Wattignies, Nord , France

Died on September 16, 1994 in Bron, Rhône , France

Family tree

Report an error

This form allows you to report an error or to submit additional information about this family tree: Albert DECOURTRAY (1923)

More information

He entered the minor seminary of Haubourdin in October 1940, later entering the Grand Seminary of Lille in 1941. He was ordained on 29 June 1947 and completed his studies at the Catholic Faculties of Lille in 1948. He then went to Rome in 1948 where he entered the Pontifical Gregorian University studying for a doctorate in theology. Which he was later awarded in 1951 with his thesis on Nicolas Malebranche. While in Rome, he was also chaplain of the church of Saint-Louis des Français.

© Copyright Wikipédia authors - This article is under licence CC BY-SA 3.0 ...  


Geographical origins

The map below shows the places where the ancestors of the famous person lived.

Loading... An error has occured while loading the map.