Théodore-Augustin Forcade

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Théodore-Augustin Forcade
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BornMarch 2, 1816
Versailles, France
DiedSeptember 12, 1885
NationalityFrench
OccupationArchbishop

Théodore-Augustin Forcade (18161885) was a French Roman Catholic archbishop.

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Early life

Théodore-Augustin Forcade was born on March 2, 1816, in Versailles near Paris. [1]

Vocation

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Forcade was ordained priest at the Paris Foreign Missions Society in 1839. [1]

He served as the Apostolic Vicar of Japan from 1846 to 1852, [1] [2] as the Pro-Prefect Apostolic of Hong Kong from 1847, as the Bishop of Basse Terre from 1853 to 1860, and as the Bishop of Nevers from 1860 to 1873. [1]

He served as the Archbishop of Aix-en-Provence from 1873 to 1885. [1]

Death

He died on September 12, 1885, in Aix-en-Provence. [1]

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