Jean Chabbert, French prelate, Died at 96

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Jean-Berchmans-Marcel-Yves-Marie-Bernard Chabbert was born on December 31, 1920, in Castres and died on September 20, 2016.

He as a French prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.

He was ordained a priest on June 29, 1947 from the Roman Catholic religious order of the Order of Friars Minor.

Bishop Jean was appointed Coadjutor Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Rabat as well as titular bishop of Quaestoriana on 13 April 1967 and was consecrated bishop on 7 July 1967.

He would be appointed bishop of the Diocese of Perpignan-Elne on July 17, 1982 where he would serve until his retirement on 16 January 1996.

Jean Chabbert passed away at 96 years old.