Mgr. Antoine Hérouard, Apostolic Delegate for the Sanctuary of Lourdes, appoints as of 1st October 2019, Mgr. Olivier Ribadeau Dumas, Priest of the Diocese of Paris, Rector of the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes, with the of agreement with Mgr. Michel Aupetit, Archbishop of Paris.
He succeeds Father André Cabes, to whom Bishop Antoine Hérouard paid tribute in a message to the Sanctuary’s working community:”He gave so much of himself, with generosity and sense of the Church, for the life of this Sanctuary which is very dear to his heart”