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Louis Abel Caillouet

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Church  Catholic Church
Ordination  March 7, 1925
See  Titular See of Setea
Consecration  October 28, 1947
Name  Louis Caillouet
Appointed  August 2, 1947
Died  September 16, 1984

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In office  October 28, 1947 - July 7, 1976

Louis Abel Caillouet (August 2, 1900 – September 16, 1984) was a bishop of the Catholic Church in the United States. He served as auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of New Orleans from 1947-1976.

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Born in Thibodaux, Louisiana, Louis Caillouet was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of New Orleans on March 7, 1925. On August 2, 1947 Pope Pius XII appointed him as the Titular Bishop of Setea and Auxiliary Bishop of New Orleans. He was consecrated a bishop by Archbishop Joseph Rummel on October 28, 1947. The principal co-consecrators were Bishops Jules Jeanmard of Lafayette in Louisiana and Charles Greco of Alexandria in Louisiana. He participated in all four sessions of the Second Vatican Council from 1962-1965. Caillouet continued to serve as an auxiliary bishop until his resignation was accepted by Pope Paul VI on July 7, 1976. He died on September 16, 1984 at the age of 84. He is buried in St. Joseph Cemetery in Thibodaux.


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