ACI Prensa Staff, Oct 17, 2023 / 16:10 pm
The Vatican Press Office announced Oct. 17 that Pope Francis has appointed Father Emmanuel Tois as a new auxiliary bishop of Paris.
The auxiliary bishop-elect was until now vicar general of the Archdiocese of Paris, led by Archbishop Laurent Bernard Ulrich, who assumed the main French see in May 2022 following the resignation of the now-archbishop emeritus, Michel Aupetit.
With the appointment of Tois as an auxiliary bishop, whose episcopal consecration will take place on Nov. 17 in the Church of Saint-Sulpice, the Archdiocese of Paris will have two auxiliary bishops. The other is Bishop Philippe Marsset.
Tois was born on Sept. 28, 1965, in the town of Le Petit-Quevilly in the Archdiocese of Rouen. He is 58 years old.