Norbert Turini – Wikipedia



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Norbert José Henri Turini (born 30 August 1954) is a French prelate of the Catholic Church who used to be named archbishop of Montpellier in July 2022. He used to be bishop of Cahors from 2004 to 2014 and bishop of Perpignan-Elne from 2014 to 2022.


Norbert Turini used to be born on 30 August 1954 in Cannes and studied on the Lycée Carnot there.[1] He earned a school level in biology and studied within the interdiocesan main seminary of Marseille, acquiring a licentiate in theology. He used to be ordained a clergyman of the Diocese of Great on 27 June 1982.[2]

He used to be adjunct to the Diocesan Carrier for Vocations from 1982 to 1986 and head of the Saint-Paul Area for Christian scholars, the Diocesan Carrier for Vocations and the preparatory yr within the Seminary from 1986 to 1996. He used to be Episcopal Vicar for Adolescence Ministry from 1996 to 2000. He used to be additionally parish administrator of Saint-Jean-Baptiste in Great in 1999/2000. From 2000 to 2004 he used to be vicar basic of Great.[2]

On 30 June 2004, Pope John Paul II appointed him bishop of Cahors.[1] He gained his episcopal consecration on 10 October from Émile Marcus, archbishop of Toulouse.[3]

Pope Francis named him bishop of Perpignan-Elne on 18 October 2014[2] after which named him archbishop of Montpellier on 9 July 2022.[4]

His set up in Montpellier is scheduled for 23 October.[5]

Inside the French Episcopal Convention he used to be president of the Council for Communique from 2015 to 2021. He has been president of the Council for Interreligious Members of the family and New Non secular Actions since 1 July 2022.[5]



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