Gabriel Auguste François Marty
|Cardinal, Archbishop emeritus of Paris|
|Term ended||31 January 1981|
|Predecessor||Cardinal Pierre Veuillot|
|Successor||Cardinal Jean-Marie Lustiger|
|Other posts||Cardinal-Priest of San Luigi dei Francesi|
|Ordination||28 June 1930|
|Consecration||1 May 1952|
|Created cardinal||28 April 1969|
by Paul VI
|Born||18 May 1904|
Vaureilles, Pachins, France
|Died||16 February 1994(aged 89)|
|Previous post||Bishop of Saint-Flour (1952–1959)|
Coadjutor Archbishop of Reims (1959–1960)
Archbishop of Reims (1960–1968)
Prelate of Mission de France o Pontigny, France (1965–1975)
Vicar Apostolic of France, Faithful of Eastern Rites (1968–1981)
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|Reference style||His Eminence|
|Spoken style||Your Eminence|
He was born in Vaureilles, Pachins, in France. His family were farmers. His first baptismal name was Gabriel; but he used his second one, François, to avoid confusion with a classmate (no relation) who was also named Gabriel Marty. Educated at the Seminary of Rodez and the Catholic Institute in Toulouse, he received ordination to the priesthood on 28 June 1930, in Rodez. He worked as a pastor in the diocese of Rodez from 1930 until 1951, and then served as vicar general of the diocese to 1952.
Pope Pius XII appointed him bishop of Saint-Flour on 1 February 1952. He was promoted to be titular Archbishop of Emesa and appointed Coadjutor Archbishop of Reims. He succeeded to the metropolitan see of Reims on 9 May 1960. As Archbishop of Reims he attended the Second Vatican Council. He was elected Vice-president of the Episcopal Conference of France from 31 May 1966 to 26 May 1969 and was then elected its president, serving until 24 October 1975. He was transferred to the metropolitan see of Paris 26 March 1968.
He was created a cardinal and appointed Cardinal-Priest of San Luigi dei Francesi by Pope Paul VI in the consistory of 28 April 1969. He took part in the conclaves that elected Pope John Paul I and Pope John Paul II. He resigned the pastoral government of the archdiocese, 31 January 1981. He lost the right to participate in any further conclaves when turned 80 years of age in 1984. He died on 16 February 1994 in a car and train accident.
- "Vaureilles. Le cardinal Marty est mort il y a 20 ans" [Vaureilles: Cardinal Marty died 20 years ago]. ladepeche.fr. 17 February 2014. Retrieved 23 August 2020.
|Catholic Church titles|
Luigi Agostino Marmottin
| Archbishop of Reims
Émile André Jean-Marie Maury
| Archbishop of Paris