Archdiocese of Montpellier

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ARCHDIOCESE OF MONTPELLIER (Archidioecesis Montis Pessulani (-Lotevensis-Biterrensis-Agathensis-Sancti Pontii Thomeriarum))

Denomination : Roman Catholic

Established : 1536, 1877 Diocese of Montpellier (-Lodève-Béziers-Agde-Saint-Pons-de-Thomières), elevated to Archdiocese 2002.

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

Armoria Sedium givs the Arms as : Gules, issuant from clouds at dexter, a hand vested argent holding in pale two keys, the dexter or, the sinister argent.

Arms of Archbishops


Literature : Catholic Hierarchy Web site, Michael Francis McCarthy: Armoria Sedium. Archbishop's Arms from Wikimedia Commons.