Jean Chabbert

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His Excellency

Jean-Berchmans-Marcel-Yves-Marie-Bernard Chabbert

Bishop Emeritus of Perpignan-Elne
Church Roman Catholic Church
See Diocese of Perpignan-Elne
In office 1982–1996
Predecessor Henry-Camille-Gustave-Marie L’Heureux
Successor André Louis Fort
Ordination 29 June 1947
Consecration 7 July 1967
by Cardinal Louis-Jean Guyot
Personal details
Born (1920-12-31)31 December 1920
Castres, France
Died 20 September 2016(2016-09-20) (aged 95)
Castres, France

Jean-Berchmans-Marcel-Yves-Marie-Bernard Chabbert, (31 December 1920 – 20 September 2016) was a French prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.

Chabbert was born in Castres and ordained a priest on 29 June 1947 from the Roman Catholic religious order of the Order of Friars Minor. Chabbert was appointed Coadjutor Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Rabat as well as titular bishop of Quaestoriana on 13 April 1967 and was consecrated bishop on 7 July 1967. Chabbert would be appointed bishop of the Diocese of Perpignan-Elne on 17 July 1982 where he would serve until his retirement on 16 January 1996. Chabbert died on 20 September 2016 at the age of 95.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Décès de Mgr Jean Chabbert, archevêque-évêque émérite de Perpignan". La Croix (in French). 21 September 2016. ISSN 0242-6056. Retrieved 2016-09-21.
  2. ^ David, François (21 September 2016). "L'ancien évêque de Perpignan Monseigneur Chabbert est décédé". France Bleu (in French). Retrieved 2016-09-21.

External links

  • Catholic-Hierarchy
  • Rabat Diocese (French)
  • Perpignan-Elne Diocese (French)

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