Archbishop Johannes Zwijsen

Also known as

  • Johannes Zwysen

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Ordained on 19 January 1817. Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of ’s Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc), Netherlands and Titular Bishop of Gerrha on 24 January 1842. Apostolic vicar of the Dutch Mission in 1847. Archbishop of Utrecht, Netherlands from 4 March < href="time-line-1852">1852 to 13 March 1868; he was the first after the re-establishment of the Roman Catholic hierarchy in the Netherlands. Administrator of the diocese of ’s Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc) on 13 March 1868, a position he held until his death. He was an able and energetic administrator, and worked endlessly to restore the associations, orders, schools and other organizations required for an active Church.

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