|The Most Reverend|
|Bishop of the Edmundston Diocese|
|Church||Roman Catholic Church|
|See||Diocese of Edmundston|
|In office||1983 - 1993|
|Ordination||May 1, 1948|
|Born||June 19, 1919|
Saint-Basile, New Brunswick Canada
|Previous post|| Auxiliary Bishop of Diocese of Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario |
Gérard Dionne (born June 19, 1919) is a Canadian Bishop of the Roman Catholic Church and one of oldest Roman Catholic Bishops of Canada.
Dionne was born in Saint-Basile, New Brunswick and ordained a priest in Edmundston on May 1, 1948. He was appointed auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario as well as Titular bishop of Garba on January 29, 1975 and consecrated on April 8, 1975.
On November 26, 1983 he was appointed bishop of the Edmundston Diocese (installed on January 29, 1984) where he remained until his resignation on October 20, 1993.
In November 2009 a Canadian judge determined that Dionne thwarted a 1983 police investigation into child abuse allegations surrounding Father Bernard Cloutier.
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