Maurice Couture

Maurice Couture, GOQ (November 3, 1926 – January 19, 2018)[1] was a Canadian Catholic bishop as Archbishop of Québec from 1990 until his retirement in 2002. Born in Saint-Pierre-de-Broughton, Quebec, he was ordained a priest in 1951. In 2003, he was made a Grand Officer of the National Order of Quebec.


Maurice Couture

R.S.V.
Archbishop of Quebec
ChurchRoman Catholic
ArchdioceseQuébec
ProvinceQuébec
SeeQuébec
AppointedMarch 17, 1990
Term endedNovember 15, 2002
PredecessorLouis-Albert Vachon
SuccessorMarc Ouellet
Other postsPrimate Emeritus of Canada
Orders
OrdinationJune 17, 1951
ConsecrationOctober 22, 1982
by Louis-Albert Vachon
Personal details
Born(1926-11-03)November 3, 1926
Saint-Pierre-de-Broughton, Quebec
DiedJanuary 19, 2018(2018-01-19) (aged 91)
Quebec
Previous post
  • Diocese of Baie-Comeau (1988–1990)
  • Auxiliary Bishop of Québec (1982–1988)
  • Titular Bishop of Talaptula (1982–1988)

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Louis-Albert Vachon
Primate of Canada
17 March 1990–15 November 2002
Succeeded by
Marc Ouellet
Archbishop of Quebec
17 March 1990–15 November 2002