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


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 images from Wikimedia Commons (SajoR, GiMa38) and Araldica Vaticana (Hans van Heijningen).