Maurice Couture

His Excellency
Maurice Couture
Archbishop Emeritus of Quebec
Church Roman Catholic
Archdiocese Québec
Province Québec
See Québec
Appointed March 17, 1990
Term ended November 15, 2002
Predecessor Louis-Albert Vachon
Successor Marc Ouellet
Other posts Primate Emeritus of Canada
Ordination June 17, 1951
Consecration October 22,1982
by Louis-Albert Vachon
Personal details
Born (1926-11-03) November 3, 1926
Saint-Pierre-de-Broughton, Quebec
Previous post
  • Diocese of Baie-Comeau (1988-1990)
  • Auxiliary Bishop of Québec (1982-1988)
  • Titular Bishop of Talaptula (1982-1988)

Maurice Couture, GOQ (born November 3, 1926) is a Canadian Archbishop Emeritus and the former Archbishop of Québec. Born in Saint-Pierre-de-Broughton, Quebec, he was ordained a priest in 1951. He was appointed Archbishop of Quebec in 1990 and retired in 2002. In 2003, he was made a Grand Officer of the National Order of Quebec.

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 November 2002–15 November 2002

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