115 Armand Pierre of the Cross of Castries * 1717-
116 Henri Oswald of the Tower of Auvergne * 1719-1721
117 François Blouet de Camilly 1721-1723
118 Louis Jacques de Chapte de Rastignac 1723-1750
119 Bernardin de Rosset de Fleury 1750-1773
120 Joachim François Mamert de Conzié 1774-1795
121 Jean of God Raymond de Boisgelin 1802-1804
122 Louis Mathias de Barral 1805-1815
123 Jean-baptiste of Chilleau 1818-1824
124 Augustin Louis de Montblanc 1824-1841
125 François Nicolas Madeleine Morlot 1842-1857
126 Joseph Hippolyte Guibert 1857-1871
127 Felix Pierre Fruchaud 1871-1874
128 Charles Theodore Colet 1874-1883
129 Guillaume Rene Meignan 1884-1896
130 Rene François Renou 1896-1913
131 Albert Negre 1913-1931
132 Ludovico Gaillard 1931-1956
133 Louis Ferrand 1956-1980
134 Jean Marcel Cardinal Honoré 1981-1997
135 Michel Moutel 1997-1998
136 André Vingt-Trois 1999-present
Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese Elevated: 5th Century Metropolitan See Rite: Latin (or Roman) Country: France Square Kilometers: 6,158 (2,378 Square Miles) Conference Region: Centre Official Web Site: http://catholique-tours.cef.fr/ Mailing Address: B.P. 1117, 27 rue Jules-Simon, 37011 Tours CEDEX 1, France Telephone: 220.127.116.11.41 Fax: 18.104.22.168.55
The cathedral of Tours, dedicated to Saint Gatien, its canonized first bishop, was begun about 1170 to replace the just-started cathedral that was burnt out in 1166, during the quarrel between Louis VII of France and Henry II of England.
The buildings of Tours are white with fl slate roofs which is common in the north, whilest in the south the buildings have terra cotta roofs.
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