Alain Paul Lebeaupin

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Alain Paul Lebeaupin

Alain Paul Lebeaupin (2 March 1945 – 24 June 2021) was a French Catholic Church prelate. He was the Apostolic Nuncio to the European Union from 2012 to 2020.

Lebeaupin was born in Paris on 2 March 1945. He became a priest on 28 June 1975 for the Diocese of Nice.[1]

On 7 December 1998, he was named titular archbishop of Vico Equense and appointed Apostolic Nuncio to Ecuador.[2]

On 27 February 2021, he was appointed a consultor of the Section for Relations with States of the Secretariat of State.[3]

He died on 24 June 2021 in Rome from a heart attack.[4]

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  1. "Belgique: Mgr Alain Paul Lebeaupin nommé Nonce Apostolique près la Communauté européenne". Portail Catholique Suisse (in French). 23 June 2012. Retrieved 17 November 2020.
  2. Acta Apostolicae Sedis (PDF). Vol. XCI. 1999. p. 127. Retrieved 16 November 2020.
  3. "Resignations and Appointments, 27.03.2021" (Press release). Holy See Press Office. 27 March 2021. Retrieved 28 March 2021.
  4. "Décès de MGR Alain Lebeaupin, ancien nonce auprès de l'Union européenne - Vatican News". 24 June 2021.

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