Saturday, July 21, 2012

Ordinations in Paris at Notre Dame in Usus Antiquior

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  1. This ordination took place on wednesday june 29th in 1949 and was celebrated by Mgr Roncalli (on the photo, later Pope John XXIII), at that time apostolic nuncio to France. He replaced His Eminence Cardinal Emmanuel Suhard, archbishop of Paris, who had died a few months before.
    49 new priests were ordained in 1949 : in 2012, 10 new priests became "sacerdos in aeternum" for Paris archdioces, last june 30th ...
    More details are quoted in Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli "Diary of France".