48 Notable alumni of
Catholic University of Paris

The Catholic University of Paris is 886th in the world, 313th in Europe, and 27th in France by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 48 notable alumni from the Catholic University of Paris sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Audrey Tautou

    Audrey Tautou
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actormodel
    Biography

    Audrey Justine Tautou is a French actress. She made her acting debut at the age of 18 on television and her feature film debut in Venus Beauty Institute (1999), for which she received critical acclaim and won the César Award for Most Promising Actress.

  2. Hans Küng

    Hans Küng
    Born in
    Switzerland Flag Switzerland
    Years
    1928-2021 (aged 93)
    Enrolled in the Catholic University of Paris
    In 1956 graduated with Doctorate in France in theology
    Occupations
    philosopherwritertheologianCatholic priestuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Hans Küng was a Swiss Catholic priest, theologian, and author. From 1995 he was president of the Foundation for a Global Ethic (Stiftung Weltethos).

  3. Jean Vanier

    Jean Vanier
    Born in
    Switzerland Flag Switzerland
    Years
    1928-2019 (aged 91)
    Enrolled in the Catholic University of Paris
    In 1962 graduated with Doctorate in France
    Occupations
    philosopherwritertheologianuniversity teachernaval officer
    Biography

    Jean Vanier was a Canadian Catholic philosopher and theologian. In 1964, he founded L'Arche, an international federation of communities spread over 37 countries for people with developmental disabilities and those who assist them. In 1971, he co-founded Faith and Light with Marie-Hélène Mathieu, which also works for people with developmental disabilities, their families, and friends in over 80 countries. He continued to live as a member of the original L'Arche community in Trosly-Breuil, France, until his death.

  4. Enrique Dussel

    Enrique Dussel
    Born in
    Argentina Flag Argentina
    Years
    1934-.. (age 88)
    Enrolled in the Catholic University of Paris
    Graduated with licentiate in religious studies
    Occupations
    university teacherphilosopherChurch historiantheologian
    Biography

    Enrique Domingo Dussel Ambrosini is an Argentine and Mexican academic, philosopher, historian, and theologian. He served as the interim rector of the Universidad Autónoma de la Ciudad de México from 2013 to 2014.

  5. Christoph Schönborn

    Christoph Schönborn
    Born in
    Czech Republic Flag Czech Republic
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    university teachertheologianCatholic priestwriter
    Biography

    Christoph Maria Michael Hugo Damian Peter Adalbert Graf von Schönborn, O.P., is a Bohemian-born Austrian Dominican friar and theologian, who is a cardinal of the Catholic Church. He serves as the Archbishop of Vienna and was the Chairman of the Austrian Bishops' Conference from 1998–2020. He was elevated to the cardinalate in 1998. He is also Grand Chaplain of the Order of the Golden Fleece (Austrian branch), of which he has been a member since 1961. He is a member of the formerly sovereign princely House of Schönborn, several members of which held high offices of the Holy Roman Empire and the Catholic Church as prince-bishops, prince-electors and cardinals.

  6. Philippe Barbarin

    Philippe Barbarin
    Born in
    Morocco Flag Morocco
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    Catholic theologiancardinalCatholic priestCatholic deacon
    Biography

    Philippe Xavier Christian Ignace Marie Barbarin is a French Roman Catholic prelate who was the Archbishop of Lyon from 2002 to 2020. He was made a cardinal in 2003. He was charged in 2017 and convicted in 2019 of failing to report sex abuse allegedly committed by a priest and was given a suspended six-month prison sentence. On 24 June 2019, Barbarin lost his status as leader of the Archdiocese of Lyon, though he retained the title of Archbishop. His conviction was overturned on appeal on 30 January 2020, but Pope Francis accepted Barbarin's resignation as Archbishop of Lyon on 6 March 2020.

  7. Sławoj Leszek Głódź

    Sławoj Leszek Głódź
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    military officerCatholic priest
    Biography

    Sławoj Leszek Głódź is a Polish prelate of the Catholic Church who served been Archbishop of Gdańsk from 2008 to 2020. He has been a bishop since 1991 and before that spent a decade working in the Roman Curia.

  8. Jean-Marie Lustiger

    Jean-Marie Lustiger
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1926-2007 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    Catholic deacontheologianCatholic priestwriter
    Biography

    Aron Jean-Marie Lustiger was a French cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He was Archbishop of Paris from 1981 until his resignation in 2005. He was elevated to the cardinalate in 1983 by Pope John Paul II. His life is depicted in the 2013 film Le métis de Dieu (The Jewish Cardinal).

  9. Gustavo Gutiérrez

    Gustavo Gutiérrez
    Born in
    Peru Flag Peru
    Years
    1928-.. (age 94)
    Occupations
    university teacherphilosopherCatholic priesttheologian
    Biography

    Gustavo Gutiérrez Merino is a Peruvian philosopher, Catholic theologian, and Dominican priest, regarded as one of the founders of Latin American liberation theology. He currently holds the John Cardinal O'Hara Professorship of Theology at the University of Notre Dame, and has previously been a visiting professor at many major universities in North America and Europe.

  10. Philippe Henriot

    Philippe Henriot
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1889-1944 (aged 55)
    Occupations
    politicianentomologistjournalist
    Biography

    Philippe Henriot was a French poet, journalist, politician, and Minister in the French government at Vichy, where he directed propaganda broadcasts. He also joined the Milice part-time.

  11. André Vingt-Trois

    André Vingt-Trois
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    Catholic priestwriterCatholic deacon
    Biography

    André Armand Vingt-Trois is a French cardinal of the Catholic Church. He served as Archbishop of Paris from 2005 to 2017, having previously served as Archbishop of Tours from 1999 to 2005. He was elevated to the cardinalate in 2007.

  12. Robert Barron

    Robert Barron
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Enrolled in the Catholic University of Paris
    In 1992 graduated with Doctor of Sacred Theology
    Occupations
    evangelistwritertheologianCatholic priestuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Robert Emmet Barron is an American prelate of the Catholic Church serving as auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. He is the founder of the Catholic ministerial organization Word on Fire, and was the host of Catholicism, a documentary TV series about Catholicism that aired on PBS. Previously, he served as rector at Mundelein Seminary.

  13. Pedro Opeka

    Pedro Opeka
    Born in
    Argentina Flag Argentina
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    Catholic priestwritermonk
    Biography

    Pedro Pablo Opeka, known also as Father Opeka, is a Catholic priest from Argentina, working as a missionary in Madagascar. For his service to the poor, he was awarded the Legion of Honor.

  14. Yves Congar

    Yves Congar
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1904-1995 (aged 91)
    Occupations
    writerdiaristCatholic priestCatholic deacontheologian
    Biography

    Yves Marie-Joseph Congar was a French Dominican friar, priest, and theologian. He is perhaps best known for his influence at the Second Vatican Council and for reviving theological interest in the Holy Spirit for the life of individuals and of the church. He was created a cardinal of the Catholic Church in 1994.

  15. Pierre Pflimlin

    Pierre Pflimlin
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1907-2000 (aged 93)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Pierre Eugène Jean Pflimlin was a French Christian democratic politician who served as the Prime Minister of the Fourth Republic for a few weeks in 1958, before being replaced by Charles de Gaulle during the crisis of that year.

  16. George Alencherry

    George Alencherry
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    Mar George Alencherry is the Major Archbishop of the Syro-Malabar Church and is also a cardinal of the Catholic Church. He was elected by the Holy Synod of the Syro-Malabar Church in 2011 to succeed Varkey Vithayathil (1999 - 2011). He was created a cardinal on 18 February 2012 by Pope Benedict XVI. He was the first bishop of Thuckalay from 1997 to 2011 before his enthronement as the Major Archbishop. He is also the current president of Kerala Catholic Bishops' Council (KCBC), which is the general conference for the bishops of the Latin, Syro-Malankara and Syro-Malabar Catholic hierarchies of Kerala, and the Chairman of the Inter-church Council of Kerala.

  17. Alfred Loisy

    Alfred Loisy
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1857-1940 (aged 83)
    Enrolled in the Catholic University of Paris
    Graduated with doctorate
    Occupations
    professorexegetetheologianCatholic priestassyriologist
    Biography

    Alfred Firmin Loisy was a French Roman Catholic priest, professor and theologian generally credited as a founder of modernism in the Roman Catholic Church. He was a critic of traditional views of the interpretation of the Bible, and argued that biblical criticism could be helpful for a theological interpretation of Sacred Scripture. His theological positions brought him into conflict with the church's authorities, including Pope Leo XIII and Pope Pius X. In 1893, he was dismissed as a professor from the Institut Catholique de Paris. His books were condemned by the Roman Curia, and in 1908 he was excommunicated.

  18. Christophe Pierre

    Christophe Pierre
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    Christophe Louis Yves Georges Pierre is a French prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He is an archbishop who has been serving as the apostolic nuncio (ambassador) to the United States since 2016. Pierre previously serve as apostolic nuncio to Mexico, Uganda and Haiti.

  19. Martial Bild

    Martial Bild
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    politicianjournalist
    Biography

    Martial Bild is a French journalist and politician. A leading member of the National Front until 2008, he co-founded the Party of France in 2009, and the web television TV Libertés in 2014.

  20. Franz Stock

    Franz Stock
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1904-1948 (aged 44)
    Occupations
    military chaplainpeace activistCatholic priesttheologian
    Biography

    The Servant of God Franz Stock was a German Roman Catholic priest. He is known for ministering to prisoners in France during World War II, and to German prisoners of war in the years following. The cause for his canonization has been accepted by the Holy See.

  21. René Laurentin

    René Laurentin
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1917-2017 (aged 100)
    Occupations
    theologianuniversity teachermariologistCatholic priestwriter
    Biography

    Father René Laurentin was a French theologian. He is widely recognized as "one of the world’s foremost students" of Mariology and is the author of numerous books and scholarly articles on topics including Marian apparitions such as Lourdes and Medjugorje; visionaries and mystics including Bernadette Soubirous, Thérèse de Lisieux, Catherine Labouré, and Yvonne Aimée de Malestroit; as well as biblical exegesis, theology, and Vatican II.

  22. Jean-Pierre Ricard

    Jean-Pierre Ricard
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1944-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    Jean-Pierre Ricard is a French prelate of the Catholic Church who was Archbishop of Bordeaux from 2001 to 2019. He has been a cardinal since 2006. He was previously Bishop of Montpellier for five years and before that an auxiliary bishop in Grenoble. From 2001 to 2007 he was president of the French Episcopal Conference.

  23. Franc Rode

    Franc Rode
    Born in
    Slovenia Flag Slovenia
    Years
    1934-2017 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    Catholic priestmonkCatholic deacon
    Biography

    Franc Rode is a Slovenian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He is the prefect emeritus of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life, having served as prefect from 2004 to 2011. He was elevated to the cardinalate in 2006.

  24. Joseph Vu Van Thien

    Joseph Vu Van Thien
    Born in
    Vietnam Flag Vietnam
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    Joseph Vũ Văn Thiên is a Vietnamese prelate of the Catholic Church. A bishop since 2002, he was appointed Metropolitan Archbishop of Hanoi on 17 November 2018.

  25. Dominique Rey

    Dominique Rey
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    Catholic priestCatholic deacontheologian
    Biography

    Dominique Marie Jean Rey is the Bishop of Fréjus-Toulon in the province of Marseille in southern France. He is a member of the Emmanuel Community, and he is considered one of the more conservative French bishops. He also frequently celebrates Tridentine Mass.

  26. Fernando Sebastián Aguilar

    Fernando Sebastián Aguilar
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1929-2019 (aged 90)
    Occupations
    Latin Catholic priest
    Biography

    Fernando Sebastián Aguilar CMF was a Spanish cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and the Archbishop Emeritus of Pamplona y Tudela. Pope Francis created him a cardinal in a consistory of February 22, 2014.

  27. Louis Duchesne

    Louis Duchesne
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1843-1922 (aged 79)
    Occupations
    professorlinguisthistorianChurch historianCatholic priest
    Biography

    Louis Marie Olivier Duchesne was a French priest, philologist, teacher and a critical historian of Christianity and Roman Catholic liturgy and institutions.

  28. Dominique Lebrun

    Dominique Lebrun
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    Catholic priestlawyertheologian
    Biography

    Dominique Lebrun is a French Roman Catholic prelate. Bishop of Saint-Étienne from 2006 to 2015, he was appointed Archbishop of Rouen and Primate of Normandy in July 2015.

  29. José Manuel Estepa Llaurens

    José Manuel Estepa Llaurens
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1926-2019 (aged 93)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    José Manuel Estepa Llaurens was a Spanish prelate of the Catholic Church who was Military Archbishop of Spain from 1983 to 2003. He was made a cardinal in 2010.

  30. Léon Bérard

    Léon Bérard
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1876-1960 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    diplomatlawyerwriterpolitician
    Biography

    Léon Bérard was a French politician and lawyer.

  31. Joseph Moingt

    Joseph Moingt
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1915-2020 (aged 105)
    Occupations
    faculty membertheologian
    Biography

    Joseph Moingt was a French Jesuit priest. He was born in Salbris, France. He was known for working at the Institut Catholique de Paris. From 1970 to 1997, he was director of the Recherches de science religieuse. In 2015, he turned 100. He was the author of multiple religious books, including L'Esprit du Christianisme in 2018, with the subject matter focusing on promoting faith and "evangelical humanism".

  32. Alfred Baudrillart

    Alfred Baudrillart
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1859-1942 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    historianwriterCatholic priestuniversity teachertheologian
    Biography

    Alfred-Henri-Marie Baudrillart, Orat. was a French prelate of the Catholic Church, who became a Cardinal in 1935. An historian and writer, he served as Rector of the Institut Catholique de Paris from 1907 until his death. He campaigned to rouse international support for France during the First World War, while in the Second World War he supported the Vichy regime and backed the Germans for leading the international struggle against bolshevism.

  33. Jean-Marc Aveline

    Jean-Marc Aveline
    Born in
    Algeria Flag Algeria
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    Catholic deaconCatholic priest
    Biography

    Jean-Marc Aveline is a French prelate of the Catholic Church who was named Archbishop of Marseille on 8 August 2019 after serving as an auxiliary bishop there since 2013.

  34. Hervé Giraud

    Hervé Giraud
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    Hervé Jean Robert Giraud is a French Catholic prelate currently serving as the archbishop of Sens-Auxerre.

  35. Anton Stres

    Anton Stres
    Born in
    Slovenia Flag Slovenia
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    monkphilosopherCatholic priesttheologian
    Biography

    Anton Stres, C.M., was the Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Ljubljana and the metropolitan bishop of Ljubljana as well as the president of the Slovenian Bishops' Conference from January 2010 until July 2013. As Archbishop of Ljubljana he was also the Grand Chancellor of the Faculty of Theology of the University of Ljubljana.

  36. Basilio do Nascimento

    Basilio do Nascimento
    Born in
    East Timor Flag East Timor
    Years
    1950-2021 (aged 71)
    Occupations
    theologianCatholic priest
    Biography

    Basílio do Nascimento Martins was the East Timorese Roman Catholic Bishop of Baucau.

  37. Youakim Moubarac

    Youakim Moubarac
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1924-1995 (aged 71)
    Occupations
    Catholic priestwriterhistorian
    Biography

    Youakim Moubarac was a Lebanese French erudite. He was an Islamologist, an Arabist and a disciple of the Orientalist Louis Massignon and of philosopher Louis Gardet. A Maronite priest, Moubarac dedicated his life and major works to interfaith dialogue between Christianity and Islam, to Arab and Lebanese causes, to the unity of the Church and to the Maronite Church Antiochian heritage.

  38. Jean-Pierre Mahé

    Jean-Pierre Mahé
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1944-.. (age 78)
    Enrolled in the Catholic University of Paris
    Studied in 1975
    Occupations
    philologistorientalisthistoriantranslator
    Biography

    Jean-Pierre Mahé is a French orientalist, philologist and historian of Caucasus, and a specialist of Armenian studies.

  39. Gérard Defois

    Gérard Defois
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1931-.. (age 91)
    Occupations
    theologianCatholic priest
    Biography

    Gérard Denis Auguste Defois, born 5 January 1931 in Nueil-sur-Layon, Maine-et-Loire, is a French Catholic priest of the Diocese of Angers, Archbishop of Sens-Auxerre and then of Reims and finally of Lille ( arrondissements of Lille and Dunkerque) that he left in 2008.

  40. Guy Marie Alexandre Thomazeau

    Guy Marie Alexandre Thomazeau
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1937-.. (age 85)
    Occupations
    Catholic priestCatholic deacontheologian
    Biography

    Guy Marie Alexandre Thomazeau was the Archbishop of Montpellier from 2002 to 2011. He was earlier Bishop of Beauvais, Bishop of Noyon, Bishop of Senlis, and auxiliary bishop of Meaux. Coming from a prominent business family, he served as 'vicaire' at Notre-Dame de Passy and subsequently as 'curé' of St. Pierre de Chaillot in the 16th arrondissement of Paris. He resigned his post of archbishop on 3 June 2011.

  41. Gregorio Martínez Sacristán

    Gregorio Martínez Sacristán
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1946-2019 (aged 73)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    Gregorio Martínez Sacristán' was a Spanish Roman Catholic bishop.

  42. Pierre Henri Battifol

    Pierre Henri Battifol
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1861-1929 (aged 68)
    Occupations
    Church historianpresbyterCatholic priesthistorian
    Biography

    Pierre Batiffol – was a French Catholic priest and prominent theologian, specialising in Church history. He had also a particular interest in the history of dogma.

  43. Teodósio de Gouveia

    Teodósio de Gouveia
    Born in
    Portugal Flag Portugal
    Years
    1889-1962 (aged 73)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    Theodósio Clemente de Gouveia GCC GCIH was a Portuguese Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, who served as Archbishop of Lourenço Marques in Mozambique from 1940 until his death, and was elevated to the cardinalate in 1946 by Pope Pius XII.

  44. Albert Tessier

    Albert Tessier
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1895-1976 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    priesthistorianfilm directoruniversity teacherphotographer
    Biography

    Albert Tessier was a French-speaking Canadian priest, historian and a film maker.

  45. Peter Serracino Inglott

    Peter Serracino Inglott
    Born in
    Malta Flag Malta
    Years
    1936-2012 (aged 76)
    Enrolled in the Catholic University of Paris
    1958-1960 graduated with Bachelor of Divinity
    Occupations
    university teacherphilosopherCatholic priestpolitician
    Biography

    Peter Serracino Inglott was a Priest, Philosopher, Scholar and Rector of the University of Malta from 1987 to 1988, then consecutively from 1991 to 1996. He was awarded the title of Emeritus Professor of philosophy at the University of Malta. He was a key figure at reconstructing the Maltese education system and held academia to his personal life prominently. He was also politically affiliated with the country's Nationalist Party, serving as advisor to former Prime Minister of Malta, Eddie Fenech Adami.

  46. Giacomo Bini

    Giacomo Bini
    Born in
    Italy Flag Italy
    Years
    1938-2014 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    father
    Biography

    Giacomo Bini was a Franciscan priest. Ordained in 1964, he worked as a missionary in Africa, and was appointed Minister General of the Order of the Friars Minor (OFM) for the period 1997–2003. He was fluent in Italian, French, English, Spanish, and Kiswahili.

  47. Patricia Zoundi Yao

    Patricia Zoundi Yao
    Born in
    Ivory Coast Flag Ivory Coast
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    social entrepreneur
    Biography

    Patricia Zoundi Yao is a well-known social entrepreneur in Côte d'Ivoire. She is the founder of several companies, including Quickcash (fintech) and Canaan Land (agribusiness). Her determination and leadership was recognized by UNCTAD in September 2019 when she was one of seven "eTrade for Women Advocates".

  48. Antonysamy Savarimuthu

    Antonysamy Savarimuthu
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    Antonysamy Savarimuthu is a Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Palayamkottai, Tamil Nadu, India. He was born on 8 December 1960 in Vadaku Vandalam of the Diocese of Palayamkottai.