Archdiocese of Paris

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ARCHDIOCESE OF PARIS (Archidioecesis Parisiensis)


Denomination : Roman Catholic

Established : Diocese 3rd century, elevated to Archdiocese 1622

Arms (crest) of Archdiocese of Paris

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

Michael McCarthy in his Armoria Sedium gives the blazon of the diocesean arms as two Coat of Arms 1. Azure seme de lis or, a cross or and 2. Azure seme de lis or, a representation of the Virgin and Child with Sceptre, crowned and nimed, argent.




Arms of Archbishops


Literature : Catholic Hierarchy Web Site http://www.catholic-hierarchy.org/ images from Wikimedia Commons (SajoR, GiMa38) and Araldica Vaticana (Hans van Heijningen).