Albert Houssiau
Bishop Emeritus of Liège
In office1986 - 2001
PredecessorGuillaume-Marie van Zuylen
SuccessorAloys Jousten
OrdinationFebruary 6, 1949
ConsecrationMay 18, 1986
by Godfried Card. Danneels
Personal details
Born (1924-11-02) November 2, 1924 (age 96)
Halle, Belgium
DenominationRoman Catholic

Albert Jean Charles Ghislain Houssiau (born November 2, 1924) is a Belgian prelate of the Catholic Church. He served as bishop of Liège from 1986 to 2001.[1]

Houssiau was born in November 1924 and was ordained a priest on February 6, 1949. He was appointed bishop of Liège on March 17, 1986 by Pope John Paul II, and was consecrated on May 18, 1986. He held the post until his retirement on May 9, 2001.

At age 96, Houssiau is the oldest living Catholic bishop from Belgium.

See also


  1. ^ Bishop Albert Houssiau on
Catholic Church titles Preceded byGuillaume-Marie van Zuylen Bishop of LiègeMarch 17, 1986—May 9, 2001 Succeeded byAloys Jousten