Jean-Louis Papin was born the son of a municipal employee and attended the Catholic school in Beaupréau (Maine-et-Loire department). After studying at the "Grand séminaire" in Angers and the Institut Catholique de Paris , he was ordained a priest on June 22, 1974 .
After a time as vicar in the parish of Ponts-de-Cé between 1974 and 1978, he was appointed professor of dogmatics at the seminary of Nantes in 1980 and at the same time, from 1987, vice director of the “Institut de Formation des éducateurs du clergé”. Finally, from 1993 to 1999, he served as the head of the seminary. In 1999 he was appointed Bishop of Nancy and on 24 October by Jean Pierre Orchampt , Bishop of Angers, dedicated . From 2004 to 2007 he was Vice Chairman of the French Bishops' Conference and is a member of the Commission for Spiritual Life.
|Jean-Paul Maurice Jaeger||
Bishop of Nancy-Toul
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Papin, Jean-Louis Henri Maurice (full name)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Roman Catholic theologian and bishop|
|DATE OF BIRTH||September 14, 1947|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Chemillé|