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Bishop Jean-Joseph Hirth, M. Afr. †

Deceased

Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Kivu

Titular Bishop of Theveste


Events

DateAgeEventTitle
21 Mar 1854BornSpechbach-le-Bas, France
15 Sep 187824.4Ordained PriestPriest of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers)
4 Dec 188935.7AppointedVicar Apostolic of Victoria-Nyanza, Uganda
4 Dec 188935.7AppointedTitular Bishop of Theveste
25 May 189036.1Ordained BishopTitular Bishop of Theveste
13 Jul 189440.3AppointedVicar Apostolic of Southern Victoria Nyanza {Victoria-Nyanza Meridionale}, Tanzania
12 Dec 191258.7AppointedVicar Apostolic of Kivu, Burundi
25 Oct 192066.5ResignedVicar Apostolic of Kivu, Burundi
6 Jan 193176.7DiedVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Kivu, Burundi

MicroData Summary for Jean-Joseph Hirth:
Bishop Jean-Joseph Hirth M. Afr. (born , died ) Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Kivu

  • a priest for 52.3 years
  • a bishop for 40.6 years
Episcopal Lineage / Apostolic Succession:

Source(s):
  • b: LC
  • b/c2: Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 8, Page 538

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