Jacques Gaillot

French bishop Jacques Gaillot

The Most Reverend Dr. Jacques Jean Edmond Georges Monseigneur Gaillot, Titular Bishop of Partenia, is a French Catholic clergyman and social activist. He was from 1982 to 1995 Bishop of Évreux in France. In 1995, he was demoted to being Titular Bishop of Partenia, an extinct diocese, for having expressed too loudly, liberal positions on political and social matters; and heterodox opinions on religious matters.
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La planète bouge pour Achraf - Iran Manifestation
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On ya rencontré notamment Mgr Jacques Gaillot, l'éditeur parisien Jean Picollec, le recteur de la mosquée d'Evry Khalil Meroun très en verve, des dizaines d'imam des mosquées d'Ile de France, et Abdolrahman Dahmane le président des musulmans démocrates
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Mgr Gaillot et Albert Jacquard aux côtés des sans-logis - Le Parisien
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Mgr Jacques Gaillot, évêque de Partenia, et le professeur Albert Jacquard ont pris part à la manifestation qui s'est dirigée vers le square Boucicaut (VIIIe), où 200 personnes campent depuis le 16 juillet
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Würzburger Kirchennacht ohne Willigis Jäger - Main Post
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Damals hatte Breitenbach den französischen Bischof Jacques Gaillot zu einem Gottesdienst mit Lesung in Schweinfurt eingeladen. Gaillot, der den Zölibat und die Haltung der Kirche zu Homosexualität und Geburtenkontrolle kritisiert, sagte seinen
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Marche des salariés du Samu social de Paris contre les coupes budgétaires - AFP
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Un appel à la mobilisation lancé par le Samu social de Paris a été signé par de nombreuses associations (Droit au logement, Fondation Abbé Pierre, collectif des Morts de la rue, etc) et des personnalités comme Albert Jacquard et Mgr Jacques Gaillot
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Fin lundi du procès pour séquestration d'Olivier Besancenot - AFP
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Près de 200 personnes, dont Arlette Laguiller (Lutte ouvrière), monseigneur Jacques Gaillot, Benoît Hamon (PS) et Nicolas Hulot (Europe Ecologie-Les Verts), s'étaient rassemblées lundi devant le tribunal pour réclamer la relaxe des prévenus
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BDS en procès - NPA
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Mais comme pour tout meeting unitaire, la défense a fait intervenir tour à tour, la main droite levée à défaut du poing : Hajo Meyer (survivant juif d'Auschwitz), Omar Soumi (Génération Palestine), Éric Hazan (éditions La Fabrique), Jacques Gaillot,
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Au procès d'Olivia Zémor : la procureure refuse de requérir la condamnation - Altermonde-sans-frontières
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Enfin, Mgr Jacques Gaillot, 75 ans (« je suis né en 1935, un 11 septembre si vous voulez tout savoir ») réaffirma son soutien à la campagne de boycott, et plus généralement son propre combat pour que le peuple palestinien obtienne justice et liberté
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Theologians' meeting sets tone of reconciliation - National Catholic Reporter
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The Vatican deals with bishops inside the church -- she named Archbishop Raymond Hunthausen of Seattle, Bishop Jacques Gaillot of Évreux, France, and Bishop William Morris of Toowoomba, Australia -- more harshly than with bishops outside the church,
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Saint-Michou de Montmartre fête ses 80 ans : "Quelle belle soirée!" - AFP
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... avaient pris place les fidèles: de Nana Mouskouri au couturier Jean-Paul Gaultier, du maire (PS) du 18ème arrondissement de Paris, Daniel Vaillant, aux chanteurs et compositeurs Jean-Jacques Debout et Alice Dona, ou encore Mgr Jacques Gaillot,
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Colonna, deux mois d'un procès corsé - Libération
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Et aussi M gr Jacques Gaillot, qui soutient Yvan Colonna depuis 2006, et le réalisateur Erick Zonca, qui prépare une fiction sur l'histoire. Il est beaucoup question de traite de chèvres, de fabrication de brocciu. Stéphane Colonna : «Un matin,
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Une militante pro-palestinienne jugée pour une vidéo incitant au boycott d'Israël - Le Point
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Une centaine de manifestants, dont le leader trotskiste Alain Krivine et l'ancien évêque d'Evreux Mgr Jacques Gaillot - cités comme témoins de la défense au procès - s'étaient réunis devant le tribunal avant l'audience pour soutenir Mme Zemor
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Too Late for Apologies: Three Steps the US Bishops Should Take to Prevent ... - Religion Dispatches
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It is loath to seem cavalier about usurping a bishop's authority in his own diocese; although there have been notable exceptions involving bishops with a liberal streak, such as Bishop Jacques Gaillot of Évreux, France, and Archbishop Raymond
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Jacques Gaillot in visita alle Piagge. Martedì 14 incontro pubblico con il ... - l'Altracittà
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Jacques Gaillot,Vescovo di Partenia. Mons. Gaillot è un “vecchio amico” della Comunità, che ha conosciuto tanti anni fa, mantenendo poi i contatti grazie a internet. Nel periodo di esilio di don Santoro, non ha mai fatto mancare il suo sostegno
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PARTENIA AU DELA DE TOUTES FRONTIERES - Le Post
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Ce blog doit nous permettre de nous dire ce que nous faisons avec Jacques Gaillot. Wir über uns ? Qui sommes nous ? ¿Quiénes somos? Quem somos nós? Who are we? L'aventure continue. « Partenia au-delà des frontières » prend son envol
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Beruf Seelsorger: «Kirche, die nicht dient, dient zu nichts» - Aachener Zeitung
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«Eine Kirche, die nicht dient, dient zu nichts», zitiert Raymund Schreinemacher den französischen Bischof Jacques Gaillot. Und der Dienst an den Menschen sei zentraler Gedanke des Diakonats. Diakone können die Taufe spenden, Trauungen und Beerdigungen
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Sans-papiers, immigrés : ils sont pourtant d'ici - Témoignage Chrétien
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Depuis, des dizaines d'autres structures, ainsi que des élus, chercheurs, intellectuels, ecclésiastiques parmi lesquels Mgr Jacques Gaillot, des réalisateurs, des artistes, des musiciens... ont également signé le texte. Plus de 7 000 personnes au total
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Le pape, un dictateur… - Chrétienté.info
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En son temps (1995) j'avais réagi auprès des évêques de la région lorsque j'avais appris la révocation de Mgr Jacques Gaillot. (voir fichier ci-joint). Je crois qu'il ne faut pas laisser passer cet acte. Il est important qu'Evêques, prêtres, diacres,
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    LATE ADULTHOOD
  • 2015
    Age 79
    In September 2015, Pope Francis welcomed French Bishop Jacques Gaillot to his Vatican residence.
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  • 2007
    Age 71
    In 2007 Gaillot expanded his use of the internet by posting a video interview on the website Google Video, attempting to bring attention to the escalating violence occurring in Darfur.
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  • 2004
    Age 68
    Also in 2004 Bishop Gaillot met with Maryam Rajavi, a controversial Iranian political activist.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1995
    Age 59
    The removal of his responsibility over a specific geographical diocese permitted Gaillot to be even more daring in his activism. Indeed, in 1995 following his removal, Bishop Gaillot engaged in protests regarding the policy of French nuclear testing at Mururoa Atoll in the Tuamotu Archipelago of French Polynesia.
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    In 1995, after his removal as Bishop of Évreux, Gaillot attended a Call to Action conference in Detroit as one of the keynote speakers.
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    On 13 January 1995, Jacques Gaillot was summoned to a meeting with Bernardin Cardinal Gantin, prefect of the Congregation for Bishops at the Vatican City.
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    In 1995, by decision of Pope John Paul II, he was demoted to be Titular Bishop of Partenia, an extinct diocese, for having expressed too controversial and heterodox positions on religious, political and social matters.
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  • 1994
    Age 58
    By 1994, Archbishop Joseph Duval of Rouen, the President of the French Bishops' Conference was attempting to convince Gaillot to cease in his actions; Gaillot however responded by withdrawing his offer of resignation, desiring that the scenario not be reduced to the same response given by the Vatican in the case of Archbishop Raymond Hunthausen.
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    The last drop that made the cup run over was a conversation Bishop Gaillot had with the prolific dissident Catholic theologian Eugen Drewermann in the show "Transit" on the French channel ARTE on April 12, 1994.
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  • 1991
    Age 55
    By the end of 1991, the French Bishops' Conference had censured Gaillot three times, most recently for his intervention in Haiti, rousing support for Jean-Bertrand Aristide.
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    In 1991, he opposed the Gulf War, publishing a book called Open letter to those who preach war, but let it be waged by others.
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  • 1989
    Age 53
    Toward late 1989, he attempted concilatory movements, signing an agreement in which he promised "loyalty" and "docility" to the pope.
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    Throughout 1989, Gaillot continued to cause considerable tension within the French Bishops' Conference, to the extent that the members of the episcopate voted to censure him.
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    In 1989, he participated in a trip to French Polynesia organized by the peace movement, asking for the end to French nuclear testing.
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  • 1988
    Age 52
    In 1988, during a closed-door session of the assembly in Lourdes, he advocated the ordination of married men to the priesthood.
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  • 1987
    Age 51
    Also in 1987 Gaillot traveled to Athens to show solidarity with a boatload of Palestinian refugees.
    In 1987, he went to South Africa to meet a young anti-apartheid militant from Évreux sentenced to 4 years in prison by the South African régime.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1985
    Age 49
    The first amount of considerable media attention paid to Gaillot came in January 1985 when he signed an appeal on behalf of underpaid Catholic school teachers; also signing the appeal was Georges Marchais, the head of the French Communist Party.
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    In 1985, he supported the First Intifada in the West Bank and Gaza Strip and met Yasser Arafat in Tunis, being embraced by the future Nobel Peace Prize Laureate in a private audience.
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  • 1984
    Age 48
    In 1984 he angered numerous Catholic authorities by refusing to support the movement in defence of French parochial schools.
  • 1983
    Age 47
    In 1983, he supported a conscientious objector before the court in Évreux.
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  • 1982
    Age 46
    In May 1982, he was appointed bishop of Évreux, being consecrated into the position on 20 June.
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  • 1981
    Age 45
    In 1981, he was elected vicar capitular.
  • 1977
    Age 41
    In 1977, he was appointed vicar general of the diocese of Langres.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1973
    Age 37
    In 1973, he was appointed to the parish of St Dizier, his hometown, while becoming co-manager of the institute for the training of the educators of the clergy (IFEC) in Paris.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1965
    Age 29
    From 1965, he was a Professor at the regional seminary of Reims.
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  • 1962
    Age 26
    From 1962 to 1964, he was sent to the Higher Institute for Liturgy in Paris, while teaching at the major seminary in Châlons-en-Champagne.
  • 1961
    Age 25
    He was ordained a priest in 1961.
  • 1960
    Age 24
    From 1960 to 1962 he was sent to Rome to complete his studies in theology and get his bachelor's degree.
  • 1957
    Age 21
    From 1957 to 1959, he carried out his compulsory military service in Algeria during the war of independence.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1935
    Born
    Born on September 11, 1935.
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