Jean-Pierre Delville

Jean-Pierre Delville
Diocese Liège
See St Paul's Cathedral, Liège
Appointed 2013
Predecessor Aloysius Jousten (2001–2013)
Ordination 6 September 1980
Consecration 14 July 2013
by André-Joseph Léonard
Personal details
Born (1951-04-29) April 29, 1951
Liège, Belgium
Nationality Belgian
Previous post Professor of the History of Christianity, Université Catholique de Louvain
Education History
Alma mater University of Liège; Université Catholique de Louvain
Motto Fluminis impetus laetificat civitatem Dei (Ps.46:5)
Coat of arms

Jean-Pierre Delville, (born 1951) is the 92nd bishop of the Diocese of Liège. From 1996 to 2002 he taught at the Université Catholique de Louvain while also serving as spokesman for the Episcopal Conference of Belgium.[1] In 2002 he was appointed professor of the History of Christianity, and in 2010 ordinary professor. He was editor-in-chief of the international journal of Church History, Revue d'Histoire Ecclésiastique. In 2013 he was named bishop of Liège by Pope Francis, and he was consecrated bishop on 14 July.[2]



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